Migration and Home Affairs


The European Commission has awarded an additional €6.1 million in emergency funding to support migration management in Bulgaria.
The European Commission has awarded an additional €3.9 million in emergency funding to Greece under the Internal Security Fund (ISF) to help improve reception conditions for migrants on the Greek islands.
Ahead of the meeting of Heads of State and Government in Malta on 3 February 2017, the Commission and the High Representative have today set out their contribution to the discussion on how to better manage migration and save lives along the Central Mediterranean route.
The European Commission is today taking stock of the progress achieved and the work still needed in making the new European Border and Coast Guard Agency fully operational.
Today, the Commission presented its fourth report on the progress made towards building an effective and genuine Security Union.
The European Commission has today recommended the Council allows Member States to maintain the temporary controls currently in place at certain internal Schengen borders in Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway for a further period of three months.
Today, the European Commission publishes its third EU Citizenship Report taking stock of progress since 2014 and further presenting actions to ensure citizens can fully enjoy their rights when working, travelling, studying or participating in elections.
Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos was in Lesvos, Greece today to discuss urgent measures to address the humanitarian situation in the islands.
Today, the Commission published the Autumn Standard Eurobarometer Survey 2016, together with the Special Eurobarometer survey "Future of Europe".
Today, the European Commission has adopted a package of measures to strengthen the EU's capacity to fight the financing of terrorism and organised crime, delivering on the commitments made in the Action Plan against terrorist financing from February 2016.
The Commission is today proposing to strengthen the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the Schengen Information System (SIS), as announced in the Communication setting out the way forward towards the achievement of an effective and sustainable EU Security Union and as reiterated in Presi
After a year of discussions, the European Parliament and Council have reached a provisional political agreement on the Firearms Directive.
The European Commission is today reporting on progress towards achieving full visa reciprocity with Canada and the United States, evaluating the developments over the past five months.
On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Ne
Today the European Union, through the EU Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), the governments of Germany and Italy, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched a new initiative to support African countries in responding to the urgent protection needs and tragic loss of life of m
The global fight against ransomware continues as the No More Ransom (NMR) project
Concrete progress has been made under the Partnership Framework with third countries on migration, as presented in the second progress report today by the European Commission.
The European Commission has adopted today two Reports on the prevention and combating of trafficking in human beings and the protection of victims of trafficking.
Today, Europol supported law enforcement authorities from 30 countries in dismantling an international bulletproof criminal server infrastructure.