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Overview

A more open and secure Europe requires adequate funding that is directed to those policy areas where we are facing collective challenges. Part of EU funding must also be dedicated to agencies and large-scale IT systems, which play a key role in implementing operational cooperation between EU States.

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Migration, Asylum and Borders

EU countries have set up a common approach to migration management, underpinned by the General Programme "Solidarity and the Management of Migration Flows".

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Security and safeguarding liberties

The Framework Programme "Security and Safeguarding Liberties" promotes effective European cross-border cooperation in the fight against crime and terrorism and improved crime prevention. Activities are supported through two specific financial programmes: "Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism and other Security-related Risks (CIPS)" and "Prevention of and Fight against Crime (ISEC)".

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Glossary

Visa Information System (VIS)

A system for the exchange of visa data between Schengen States, which enables authorised national authorities to ...

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Specific Programme "Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism and other Security-related Risks" (CIPS)

This programme contributes to the protection of citizens and critical infrastructures against terrorist attacks and...

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Specific Programme "Prevention of and Fight against Crime" (ISEC)

This programme contributes to citizens' security by preventing and combating crime, in particular terrorism...

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Schengen Information System (SIS)

A joint information system that is used by border guards and by police, customs, visa and judicial authorities ...

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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

The transfer of refugees from the country in which they have sought refuge to another State that has agreed to ...

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Organised crime

Activities of large-scale criminal and terrorist networks, including terrorism, international drugs trafficking, trafficking ...

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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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Integration

A dynamic, two-way process of mutual accommodation by migrants and by the societies that receive them.

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General Programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"

Funding programme for the period 2007 to 2013, which is made up of four financial instruments that support EU ...

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General Programme "Security and Safeguarding Liberties"

Funding programme that aims to ensure effective European cross-border cooperation in the fight against crime ...

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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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External Borders Fund

A financial instrument for the period 2007 to 2013, which supports EU States in the management of external borders...

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European Return Fund

A financial instrument for the period 2008 to 2013, which supports EU States in the management of return...

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European Refugee Fund

A financial instrument for the period 2008 to 2013, which supports national and EU efforts in receiving refugees ...

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European Migration Network (EMN)

A body established by Decision 2008/381/EC that serves to meet the information needs of Union institutions and ...

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European Fund for the Integration of third-country nationals

A financial instrument for the period 2007 to 2013, which supports national and EU initiatives that facilitate the ...

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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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