Migration and Home Affairs

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23/11/2018
Deadline for applications extended until: 28 January 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.
04/10/2018
The fifth meeting of the European Migration Forum will take place on 3 & 4 April 2019. This consultation consists of a written questionnaire and a meeting in Brussels.
05/10/2018
At today’s EU-Western Balkans Ministerial Forum on Justice and Home affairs, the representatives of the six Western Balkans partners and, for the EU, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos, signed a
05/10/2018
On 5 October 2018, the European Union signed an agreement with Albania on cooperation on border management between Albania and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex).
01/10/2018
On 1 October 2018, as part of its anti-corruption experience sharing programme, DG Migration and Home Affairs held a meeting of its network of national contact points on corrupt
20/09/2018
Today, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Nebojša Stefanović, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, initialled a status agreement that will allow European Border and Coast Guard t
12/09/2018
In his State of the Union Address 2018, President Jean-Claude Juncker presented 3 new and ambitious proposals to ensure full EU solidarity on migration and better protection of Europe's external borders.
12/09/2018
In his State of the Union Address 2018, President Jean-Claude Juncker announced new rules to get terrorist content off the web within one hour. The new rules are being presented one week ahead of the Informal Meeting in Salzburg where EU Leaders are expected to discuss security.
21/08/2018
Yesterday, the Commission awarded €9 million in emergency assistance to Italy to help improve access to healthcare in reception facilities for asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection.
06/08/2018
The Commission has awarded an extra €4.2 million in emergency assistance under the Internal Security Fund (ISF – Police) to support Spain's efforts in the fight

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