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10/12/2018
On 9 December 2018, the European Commission (DG Migration and Home Affairs) and the OECD (International Migration Division) released the report "Settling In 2018: Indicators o
06/12/2018
The Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Alexis Goosdeel and the Executive Director of Europol, Catherine De Bolle, signed today, in the margins of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, a new working arrangement between the two agencies.
04/12/2018
Today, the European Commission is presenting its Second Report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings.
04/12/2018
Ahead of the December European Council, the Commission called on Member States and the European Parliament to consolidate the significant progress made by adopting the outstanding reform proposals.
04/12/2018
The Special Eurobarometer survey was commissioned by the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs to assess the awareness, attitudes and opinions of Europeans regarding the Schengen Area. The free movement of persons is a fundamental right guaranteed by the EU to its citizens.
28/11/2018
The prevention of radicalisation is a cornerstone of the European Union’s counterterrorism efforts.
27/11/2018
The European Commission and the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology will co-host the 2018 edition of the Security Research Event (SRE) at the SQUARE Conference Centre in Brussels on 5 and 6 December 2018.
27/11/2018
Wildlife trafficking is one of the crueller forms or organised crime as the individuals seeks to turn a profit on the back of animals.
27/11/2018
Defeating terrorism means dismantling what it feeds on, whether that is money, munitions or weapons, which is why the Commission has just launched a call for proposals to fund projects that will assist in the fight against trafficking in firearms.
23/11/2018
The European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee are launching an open call for those interested to participate in the 5th meeting of the European Migration Forum, which will take place in Brussels on 3-4 April 2019.
09/11/2018
Today, the Council adopted the Commission's proposal to strengthen eu-LISA, the EU Agency responsible for the operational management of large-scale information systems in the area of freedom, security and justice.
19/11/2018
Today, the Council adopted the Commission's proposal to strengthen the Schengen Information System (SIS), Europe's most widely used information sharing system for migration, securi
21/11/2018
Today European Member States expressed their positive opinion on the Commission's draft aviation security package.
13/11/2018
The European Commission has today proposed to grant UK citizens visa-free travel to the EU after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.
08/11/2018
The European Integration Network will meet in Vienna on 12-13 November to discuss ways to better integrate migrant women.
23/10/2018
The European Commission has published the new "Feasibility study on sponsorship schemes as a possible pathway to safe channels for admission to
18/10/2018
To mark the 12th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos today addresses an event organised by Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) Committees of the European
16/10/2018
Today, the Commission is reporting on the implementation of the December 2016 Action Plan on travel document fraud.
10/10/2018
Yesterday, the European Commission has awarded €24.1 million in emergency assistance under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) to support Greece in responding to migratory challenges.
10/10/2018
Today, the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency.

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