Migration and Home Affairs


 “Women Victims of Trafficking” - round-table discussion hosted by Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Dr Myria Vassiliadou 13 March 2019, New York
Today the European Commission marks the 15th European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism – an annual event to commemorate the Madrid bombings of 11 March 2004 which took the lives of 193 EU citizens and injured thousands more.
Ahead of International Women's Day, which takes place each year on 8 March, the Commission spoke up for women's rights in Europe and abroad.
The European Commission reported on the progress made over the past 4 years and set out the measures still required to address immediate and future migration challenges.
On Tuesday 26 February, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King opened a conference in Brussels on “EU C
Member States today endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's
Yesterday, the European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement on the Commission's proposal to strengthen coordination between immigration liaison officers deployed to n
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The European Web Site on Integration (EWSI) has published factsheets mapping out the governance of migrant integration in each EU Member State.  Arou
The Commission welcomes that the European Parliament and the Member States in the Council have, today, reached an agreement on our proposals to close important security gaps between EU information systems for security, migration and border management.
The European Commission recommends engaging in two international negotiations on cross-border rules to obtain electronic evidence.
The heads of the negotiating teams initialled in January a status agreement that will allow teams from the European Border and Coast Guard Agency to be deployed in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Minister of the Interior of Montenegro Mevludin Nuhodžić, initialled a status agreement that will allow European Border and Coast Guard teams to be deployed in Montenegro.
The event takes place from Wednesday 13 March 2019 to Thursday 14 March 2019.
For the first time, the Commission has presented a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU Member States.
The Commission reported on progress made in the past 12 months towards achieving visa-reciprocity with the United States, as the only remaining case of non-reciprocity.
The Commission reported on its assessment of the fulfilment of the visa liberalisation benchmarks by the Western Balkan countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia as well as the Eastern Partnership countries: Georgia, Moldova and U
The Commission reported on progress made in building a genuine and effective Security Union since the October European Council.
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
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.