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Shared management

For funds in "shared management", the Commission currently entrusts EU States with implementing programmes ...

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Return

In a general sense, the act or process of going back to the point of departure. This could be within the territorial ...

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Resettlement Programme

Voluntary programmes through which EU States aim to provide international protection and a durable solution in ...

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Non-EU national

Any person not having the nationality of an EU State.

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Migration

The movement of a person or a group of persons, either across an international border (international migration),...

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Management

Comprises three main tasks: - supervision and responsibility for increasing the performance of others...

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Legal migration

Migration that occurs through recognised, authorised channels.

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Irregular stay

The presence on the territory of a Schengen State of a non-EU national who does not fulfil, or no longer fulfils, the ...

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External EU border

An EU States’ land borders, including river and lake borders, sea borders and their airports, river ports, sea ports ...

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Direct management

EU funding managed directly by the European Commission, such as in the fields of migration, asylum and borders.

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Border

A line separating land territory or maritime zones of two States or subparts of States. It can also refer to a region ...

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Asylum

A form of protection given by a State, on its territory, based on the principle of non-refoulement and internationally ...

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