Migration and Home Affairs

European Agenda on Migration – Press material

Managing the refugee crisis (08/02/2017)

  • IP/17/218: Relocation and Resettlement: Member States need to build on encouraging results

Managing the refugee crisis (25/01/2017)

  • IP/17/124: Back to Schengen: Commission recommends the Council allow Member States to maintain temporary controls for another three months
  • MEMO/17/132: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls: Questions & Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (08/12/2016)

  • IP/16/4281: Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration
  • MEMO/16/4253: Recommendation on the conditions for resuming Dublin transfers of asylum seekers to Greece: Questions & Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (09/11/2016)

  • IP/16/3614: Relocation and Resettlement: Member States need to sustain efforts to deliver on commitments

Managing the refugee crisis (25/10/2016)

  • IP/16/3501: Commission recommends extending temporary internal border controls for a limited period of three months
  • MEMO/16/3502: Questions & Answers: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls

Managing the refugee crisis (12/10/2016)

  • IP/16/3394: The EU and Tunisia start negotiations on visa facilitation and readmission

Managing the refugee crisis (28/09/2016)

  • IP/16/3183: Delivering on migration and border management: Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration
  • Memo/16/3204: Implementing the EU-Turkey Statement: Questions and answers
  • Memo/16/3205: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls: Questions and answers

Managing the refugee crisis (13/07/2016)

Common European Asylum System

  • IP/16/2433: Completing the reform of the Common European Asylum System: towards an efficient, fair and humane asylum policy
  • MEMO/16/2436: Common European Asylum System: Questions and answers

 EU Resettlement Framework

  • IP/16/2434: Enhancing legal channels: Commission proposes to create common EU Resettlement Framework
  • MEMO/16/2437: Resettlement framework: Questions and answers

Relocation and Resettlement

  • IP/16/2435: Relocation and Resettlement: Positive trend continues, but more efforts needed

Managing the refugee crisis (15/06/2016)

  • IP/16/2182: Commission adopts second Recommendation identifying steps to restore Dublin transfers to Greece 
  • IP/16/2178: Relocation and Resettlement: Increased efforts on resettlement and relocation must be sustained
  • IP/16/2181: Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement
  • MEMO/16/1664: Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers

Legal migration and Integration (7/06/2016)

  • IP/16/2014: Delivering the European Agenda on Migration: Commission presents Action Plan on Integration and reforms 'Blue Card' scheme for highly skilled workers from outside the EU
  • MEMO/16/2071: Questions and Answers: An improved EU Blue Card scheme and the Action Plan on Integration

Managing the refugee crisis (07/06/2016)

  • IP/16/2072: Commission announces New Migration Partnership Framework: reinforced cooperation with third countries to better manage migration
  • MEMO/16/2118: Towards a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration: Frequently Asked Questions

 

Third report on relocation and resettlement (18/05/2016)

  • IP/16/1763: Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States must act to sustain current management of flows

Managing the refugee crisis (04/05/2016)

  • MEMO/16/1664: Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers

Common European Asylum System:

  • IP/16/1620: Towards a sustainable and fair Common European Asylum System
  • MEMO/16/1621: Questions & Answers: Reforming the Common European Asylum System

Schengen:

  • IP/16/1627: Back to Schengen: Commission takes next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls
  • MEMO/16/1628: Questions & Answers: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls

Visa liberalisation:

  • IP/16/1622: European Commission opens way for decision by June on visa-free travel for citizens of Turkey
  • MEMO/16/1625: Questions and Answers: Third Report on Progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements of its Visa Liberalisation Roadmap
  • IP/16/1626: European Commission proposes visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo

First Report on EU-Turkey agreement (20/04 2016)

  • IP/16/1444: Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Statement
  • MEMO/16/1494: Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (12/04/2016)

  • IP/16/1343: Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver
  • IP/16/1344: Implementing the Roadmap Back to Schengen: Commission assesses Action Plan prepared by Greece

Smart borders, asylum and legal migration (6/04/2016)

  • IP/16/1246: Improving the Common European Asylum System and Enhancing Legal Avenues: Commission presents reform options
  • IP/16/1247: Stronger and Smarter Borders in the EU: Commission proposes to establish an Entry-Exit System
  • IP/16/1248: Commission launches discussion on future framework for stronger and smarter information systems for border management and internal security
  • MEMO/16/1249: Smart Borders Package: Questions & Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (4/04/2016)

MEMO/16/1221: Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (19/03/2016)

  • MEMO/16/963: EU-Turkey Agreement: Questions and Answers

Managing the refugee crisis (16/03/2016)

  • IP/16/830: Six Principles for further developing EU-Turkey Cooperation in tackling the Migration Crisis
  • IP/16/829: Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver

Managing the refugee crisis (4/03/2016)

  • IP/16/585 Back to Schengen: Commission proposes Roadmap for restoring fully functioning Schengen system
  • IP/16/582 Commission Visa Progress Report: Turkey makes progress towards visa liberalisation

Communication: Managing the refugee crisis: State of Play (10/02/2016)

  • IP/16/271: Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Progress on priority actions
  • IP/16/269: Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Commission reports on the state of play in Greece, Italy and the Western Balkans
  • IP/16/270: Implementing the Common European Asylum System: Commission escalates 9 infringement proceedings
  • IP/16/268: Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Joint Action Plan

Managing the refugee crisis (15/12/2015)

  • IP/15/6324: Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Progress Reports on Greece, Italy and the Western Balkans
  • IP/15/6329: Commission proposes temporary suspension of Sweden’s obligations under the EU relocation mechanism
  • IP/15/6330: Commission presents Recommendation for a Voluntary Humanitarian Admission Scheme with Turkey for refugees from Syria

Managing the refugee crisis (13/01/2016)

EU-Turkey joint Action plan (16/10/2015)

Western Balkans Action plan (25/10/2015)

  • IP/15/5904: Meeting on the Western Balkans Migration Route: Leaders Agree on 17-point plan of action
  • Video - Joint press conference by President Juncker, German Chancellor Merkel and UNHCR António Guterres
  • Video - Leaders' meeting on the Western Balkans Migration Route

Communication: Managing the refugee crisis: State of Play (14/10/2015)

  • IP/15/5839: Refugee Crisis: European Commission reports on progress in implementation of priority actions

Communication on Managing the refugee crisis (23/09/2015)

  • IP/15/5700: Managing the refugee crisis: Immediate operational, budgetary and legal measures under the European Agenda on Migration
  • IP/15/5699: More Responsibility in managing the refugee crisis: European Commission adopts 40 infringement decisions to make European Asylum System work.
  • IP/15/5729: Managing the Refugee Crisis: Budgetary measures under the European Agenda on Migration
  • MEMO/15/5730: Questions and Answers: additional funding to address the refugee crisis

Second implementation package (09/09/2015)

  • IP/15/5596: Refugee Crisis: European Commission takes decisive action
  • MEMO/15/5597: Refugee Crisis: European Commission takes decisive action - Questions and answers

First implementation package (27/05/2015)

  • IP/15/5039: European Commission makes progress on Agenda on Migration
  • MEMO/15/5038: First measures under the European Agenda on Migration: Questions and Answers

A European Agenda on Migration (13/05/2015)

  • IP/15/4956: Managing migration better in all aspects: A European Agenda on Migration
  • MEMO/15/4957: Questions and answers on the European Agenda on Migration