Migration and Home Affairs


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.
Tomorrow, the European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) will launch two new tools: the Migration Data Catalogue and the Dynamic Data Hub.Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, responsible for the Joint Research Centre said: "The Eur
Today, the European Commission has adopted the Annual Work Programme of the Europe for Citizens programme for 2017.
Tomorrow, the European Commission will host the second EU Internet Forum with the participation of Commissioners Dimitris Avramopoulos, Věra Jourová and Julian King.
Today the European Border and Coast Guard Agency is launching the rapid reaction pool of border guards and equipment.
An industry initiative which constitutes a significant step forward in curbing the spread of terrorist content online was presented, yesterday, at the 2nd EU Internet Forum.
The Commission is today reporting on progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement and on the EU's relocation and resettlement schemes.
The European Commission has today awarded an extra €11 million in emergency funding to Greece and Italy under the Internal Security Fund (ISF) to strengthen the reception and registration capacity in Greece and support search and rescue activities by Italy at sea.
As part of the Commission's better regulation agenda, ensuring that EU legislation remains fit for purpose, the Commission has today adopted an Evaluation Report on the implementation of the Visa Information System (VIS), analysing the use of fingerprints at the EU's external borders and the use
An updated Memo on the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement has been published today, providing the latest information on the assurances provided on the protection of asylum seekers returned to Turkey, the number of arrivals, returns and resettlements, and the deployment of Frontex and EASO