On the agenda: stabilizing the North African country and resolving the refugee crisis there. Recent footage of Africans being sold as slaves in Libya turned a sharp spotlight onto the plight of refugees attempting to reach Europe.
The Philippines has imposed a ban on the deployment of all Filipino workers to Kuwait after the death of a domestic worker. Labor rights activists say a complete ban is not a solution for abuse. Ana P. Santos reports.
Rights group Amnesty International has accused EU governments of supporting migrant abuse in Libya. Echoing previous reports, it found widespread abuse of migrants in Libya by the government, smugglers and armed groups.
Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an investigation and the prosecution of those responsible.
Frontex's new Operation Themis sends a political message to Italy's Mediterranean neighbors. More than 10 Frontex ships will be sailing through the sea for a year.
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