Migration and Home Affairs

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07/08/2017
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on EU's legislation on the legal migration of non-EU citizens (Fitness Check on EU legal migration legislation). The consultation is open until 18 September.
04/08/2017
The European Commission has awarded an additional €9.3 million in emergency assistance to UNCHR to provide targeted support to refugees and migrants in Greece.
04/08/2017
Today the European Commission has launched a public consultation to identify ways to improve access to electronic evidence for the purpose of criminal investigations.
28/07/2017
Following up on the Commission's Action Plan to support Italy from 4 July, the EU Trust Fund for Africa adopted today a programme worth €46 million to reinforce the integrated migration and border management capacities of the Libyan authorities.
27/07/2017
The European Commission has today announced a new wave of emergency support projects to help refugees in Greece worth €209 million.
26/07/2017
Following today's Opinion of the European Court of Justice on the envisaged EU-Canada PNR agreement, a European Commission statement has been issued.
26/07/2017
The 9th Security Union progress report, adopted by the College of Commissioners today, highlights the recent steps taken to prevent terrorist financing through trafficking in cultural goods and improve the interoperability of EU information systems.
26/07/2017
In June 2016, the European Commission adopted the Action Plan for the Integration of Third Country Nationals which sets out 50 actions to support Member States and other actors in their effort to foster migrant integration.
25/07/2017
One year ago, on 25 July 2016, the No More Ransom initiative was launched by the Dutch National Police, Europol, McAfee and Kaspersky Lab.  Today there are more than 100 partners, as major ransomware attacks continue to dominate the news, hitting businesses, governments and individuals all over t
13/07/2017
The European Commission today puts forward new rules to clamp down on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods from outside the EU, often linked to terrorist financing and other criminal activity.
10/07/2017
The European Commission has awarded an additional €6.48 million in emergency assistance to improve reception conditions in accommodation centres in the Greek islands of Lesvos (Kara Tepe) and Chios (Souda).
10/07/2017
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on EU's legislation on the legal migration of non-EU citizens (Fitness Check on EU legal migration legislation). The consultation is open until mid-September.
04/07/2017
On Thursday and Friday, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, and Julian King, Commissioner for the Security Union, will attend the informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Counci
03/07/2017
The Ministers of Interior of France, Germany and Italy and the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs met in Paris on 2 July 2017 to discuss the challenges posed by the increasing migratory flow on the Central Mediterranean route.
29/06/2017
Today, the European Commission presents the 8th report on progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling for an acceleration of the ongoing work to enhance the security of EU citizens.
29/06/2017
The Commission is today delivering on its commitment to ensure interoperability and address the existing shortcomings of EU information systems for security and border management, as set out by the Commission in its 7th Security Union Report on 16 May and endorsed by the European Council of 22-23
28/06/2017
Today, the 7th Steering Committee meeting of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey takes place in Brussels.
28/06/2017
The sixth European drugs summer school (EDSS) — ‘Illicit drugs in Europe: demand, supply and public policies’ — has opened in Lisbon on International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.
27/06/2017
Today, EU and Member State senior officials are meeting at the EU Internet Forum to discuss the issue of radicalisation online.
27/06/2017
As of today, Croatia is connected to the Schengen Information System (SIS), the most widely used information sharing system for security and border management in Europe.

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