Migration and Home Affairs

Commission reports on the state of the Schengen area

Thursday, 28 November, 2013

Today the Commission adopted its fourth Schengen 'health check', a biannual overview on the functioning of the Schengen area.

The report provides a clear account of the state of the Schengen area, to ensure a coherent interpretation and implementation of the common rules amongst all Schengen participating countries.

This fourth report covers the period 1 May 2013 - 31 October 2013.

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