Today, around 5% of the EU’s total population are third country nationals. As people in and outside Europe move for work, family and other reasons, migration is an integral part of Europe’s society.
The Justice and Home Affairs Council took place yesterday and today in Luxembourg. EU home affairs ministers together with Vice-President Schinas, Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, and Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson discussed several topics related to EU security and migration
Today the Regulation on addressing the dissemination of terrorist content online becomes applicable. From now on, internet companies in the EU have to take swift measures to prevent the misuse of their services for dissemination of terrorist content.
Figures published by the European Commission show that the consulates of the Member States and Schengen Associated Countries received around 3 million applications for short-stay visas in 2021, the same number as in 2020 but considerably lower than in 2019 (17 million).
Following the recent release of the State of Schengen Report, the Commission, Members of the European Parliament, Home Affairs Ministers, and other stakeholders, such as EU agencies and non-governmental organisations, met to exchange views on the state of the Schengen area and priorities for 2022-23
Today, the Commission proposes a new Directive on Asset Recovery and Confiscation. It includes rules on asset recovery from tracing and identification, through freezing and management, to confiscation of assets.
Today, the Commission presents the first State of the Schengen Report. It assesses how Schengen countries manage their internal and external borders. The report also includes a new proposal how Schengen states can improve the management of their external borders.
The Regional Development and Protection Programmes (RDPPs) in North Africa and the Horn of Africa are an important part of the European Agenda on...
The AMIF-INFO call is open to those who require funding for information and awareness raising campaigns on the risks of irregular migration in third countries and within Europe. To better explain the details of the call and how to apply, DG HOME will organise an info session.
On Thursday 19 May, the European Commission and the Mission of Ukraine to the EU are organising an information session: “EU Solidarity with Ukraine: protecting people fleeing the war”.