12 June: The Common European Asylum System was endorsed by the European Parliament on Wednesday, giving the green light for the system to be implemented in all EU Member States. The aim of the common system is to ensure fair and humane treatment of asylum seekers in Europe, wherever they arrive."Getting the Common European Asylum System in place is an historic achievement... We have travelled a tough road to get here", EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said in a comment. ...
31 May: Europe needs to work closer together to help the victims of today's slavery. Over 100 European civil society organisations are joining forces in the new EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking...