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End Child Sex Abuse Day

Making the circle of trust truly safe for children

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Schengen, borders and visa

The Schengen area allows people in the EU to move freely between Schengen countries, without internal borders. At the same time, the EU and EU countries makes sure that external borders remain protected.

Migration and asylum

DG HOME aims to develop a common EU policy in the area of migration and asylum: the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, the Common European Asylum System, legal migration, integration, irregular migration and return.

Internal security

Learn about DG HOME’s internal security policies: organised crime, trafficking in human beings, cybercrime, child sexual abuse, counter terrorism and security research.

Law enforcement cooperation

Learn how law enforcement authorities of EU countries cooperate among each other and exchange information, such as the Passenger Name Record (PNR) data.

International affairs

The EU cooperates with non-EU countries and international organisations to manage global security and migration.


Learn about EU funds supporting projects on migration and home affairs: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), Border Management and Visa Instrument (BMVI), Internal Security Fund (ISF) and Horizon Europe funding for security research.

Latest news

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This year on the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Abuse and Sexual Exploitation we take time to reflect on how to make the circle of trust truly safe for children.


Task Force Migration Management

The Task Force Migration Management works with the Greek authorities and EU agencies to improve conditions for migrants arriving to Greece, including the building of new migrant reception centres.

Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs

Ylva Johansson, serves as the Commissioner for Home Affairs (2019-2024). Devoted to improving conditions for migrants in Europe, and contributing to a stronger and safer EU, read about her work on her blog.

Statistics on migration to Europe

The Commission’s Statistics on migration to Europe webpage includes key facts, as well as downloadable graphs and charts on migration and asylum statistics. The page is updated on a quarterly basis.