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Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission Reports on Progress in Fifth Steering Committee - European Commission Press Release 12-01-2017

 

Joint Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos and Italian Minister Minniti following their meeting in Rome - European Commission Statement 12-01-2017

 

Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in Parliamentary committees - European Parliament Press Release 12-01-2017

 

Refugees: MEPs to assess progress on transfers among EU countries - European Parliament Press Release 11-01-2017

 

Coming up: what Parliament will be working on this year - European Parliament Article 4-01-2017

 

Maltese Presidency on common European asylum policy - Presidency Press Release 2-01-2017

 

Maltese Presidency Priorities - 1-01-2017 to 30-06-2017

 

EASO to further support Greece: New Operating Plan for activities in 2017 has been put in place - EASO Press Release 20-12-2016

 

EASO to further enhance its operational support to Italy in 2017 - EASO Press Release 22-12-2016

 

European Union Agency for Asylum: Council ready to start negotiations with Parliament - Council Press Release 20-12-2016

 

Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December - European Commission Statement 16-12-2016

 

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on national service and illegal exit in Eritrea - EASO Press Release 16-12-2016

 

European Council conclusions on migration and Cyprus, 15 December 2016 - European Council Press Release 15-12-2016

 

Reimposing visas: MEPs back emergency brake measures - European Parliament Press Release 15-12-2016

 

EU and IOM launch initiative for migrant protection and reintegration in Africa along the Central Mediterranean migration routes - European Commission Press Release 15-12-2016

 

Asylum in the EU Member States figures - EUROSTAT 15-12-2016

 

Commission reports on first deliverables under the Partnership Framework on migration with third countries - European Commission Press Release 14-12-2016

 

Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2017 – European Commission Press Release 13-12-2016

 

Commission's proposal to update EU rules on social security coordination - European Commission Press Release and Q&A 13-12-2016

 

Stop inciting fear and hatred of migrants and refugees, urge MEPs - European Parliament Press Release 13-12-2016

 

Common European Asylum System reform: Council ready to start negotiations on Eurodac - Council Press Release 9-12-2016

 

New Asylum Agency must ensure EU countries respect common asylum rules, say MEPs - European Parliament Press Release 8-12-2016

 

Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration - European Commission Press Release 8-12-2016

 

Implementing the EU-Turkey Statement - European Commission Q&A  8-12-2016

 

European Commission Recommendation on the conditions for resuming Dublin transfers of asylum seekers to Greece - European Commission Q&A 8-12-2016

 

Action Plan to strengthen the European response to tackle travel document fraud - European Commission Press Release 8-12-2016

 

Visa suspension mechanism: Parliament and Council negotiators strike a deal - European Parliament Press Release 8-12-2016

 

Schengen Borders Code: agreement to reinforce checks at external borders - Council Press Release 7-12-2016

 

Systematic checks of EU citizens at external borders agreed by European Parliament and Council - European Commission Statement 5-12-2016

 

Commission brings together religious leaders to discuss migration, integration and European values - European Commission Press Release 29-11-2016

 

10th European Forum on the rights of the child: The protection of children in migration - European Commission Speeches 29-11-2016

 

Justice and Home Affairs Council 18-11-2016 - Outcome 

 

Commission refers Bulgaria to the Court for failing to implement rules on e-passports and e-residence permits - European Commission Press Release 17-11-2016

 

European Agenda on Security: Second report on progress towards an effective and sustainable Security Union - European Commission Press Release 16-11-2016

 

Security Union: Commission proposes a European Travel Information and Authorisation System - European Commission Press Release and Q&A 16-11-2016

 

Schengen: Council recommends prolongation of internal border controls - Council Press Release 11-11-2016

 

10th European Forum on the rights of the child: the protection of children in migration - Event 29 to 30-11-2016

 

Le Grip: "Women refugees run the risk of being trafficked and sexually exploited" - European Parliament Article 08-11-2016

 

Commission recommends extending temporary internal border controls for a limited period of three months - European Commission Press Release and Q&A 25-10-2016

 

European Council conclusions on migration - European Council Press Release 20-10-2016

 

10th EU Anti-Trafficking Day: Commission calls for intensified efforts to address new challenges - European Commission Press Release 17-10-2016

 

Letter from President Juncker to the President and the Members of the European Council on progress in the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey - European Commission Statement 17-10-2016

 

Outcome of Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting 13 to 14-10-2016 - Council Press Release

 

EU launches Mobility Partnership with Belarus - European Commission Press Release 13-10-2016

 

Commissioner Avramopoulos on the adoption by the Council of the Commission's proposal to create a European Travel Document for Return - Statement 13-10-2016

 

Return and readmission: Council adopts a uniform European travel document - Council Press Release 13-10-2016

 

The EU and Tunisia start negotiations on visa facilitation and readmission - European Commission Press Release 12-10-2016

 

Securing Europe's external borders: Launch of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency - European Commission Press Release and Council Press Release 06-10-2016

 

Delivering on migration and border management: Commission reports on progress made under the European Agenda on Migration - European Commission Press Release 28-09-2016

 

Lebanon: better EU resettlement tools needed to help the country deal with refugee crisis - European Parliament Article 23-09-2016

 

President Tusk’s remarks at the leaders’ summit on the global refugee crisis - Council Press Release 20-09-2016

 

President Tusk’s remarks at the UN summit for refugees and migrants - Council Press Release 19-09-2016

 

European Commission announces up to €108 million in emergency funding to Bulgaria to improve border and migration management - European Commission Press Release 16-09-2016

 

MEPs urge EU countries to take more asylum-seekers from Italy, Greece and Turkey - European Parliament Press Release 15-09-2016

 

New European travel document to ease return of non-EU nationals - European Parliament Press Release 15-09-2016

 

State of the Union 2016: Commission Targets Stronger External Borders - European Commission Press Release 14-09-2016

 

European Border and Coast Guard: final approval - Council Press Release 14-09-2016

 

CJEU on effect of criminal record of a national of a non-EU country who has the sole care of an EU citizen who is a minor -  Judgments in Case C-165/14 Alfredo Rendón Marín v Administración del Estado and Case C-304/14 Secretary of State for the Home Department v CS 13-09-2016

 

CJEU on extradition - Judgment in Case C-182/15 Aleksei Petruhhin 06-09-2016  

 

EU-Turkey: time for more dialogue and cooperation - European Parliament Article 02-09-2016

 

Border security: how Parliament is helping to keep Europe safe - European Parliament Article 12-08-2016

 

Migration crisis: 74% of Europeans want EU to do more - European Parliament Article 05-08-2016

 

Implementation of the European Agenda on Security - European Commission Q&A 20-07-2016

 

Migration: a common challenge: EU in search of response to refugee crisis - European Parliament Press Release 13-07-2016

 

Relocation and Resettlement: Positive trend continues, but more efforts needed - European Commission Press Release 13-07-2016

 

Enhancing legal channels: Commission proposes to create common EU Resettlement Framework - European Commission Press Release 13-07-2016

 

Completing the reform of the Common European Asylum System: towards an efficient, fair and humane asylum policy - European Commission Press Release 13-07-2016

 

Human trafficking: "Few victims go to court because we don't protect them enough" - European Parliament Article 11-07-2016

 

Civil liberties MEPs back plans to make it easier to suspend visa waivers - European Parliament Press Release 07-07-2016

 

Asylum: EU list of safe countries of origin to replace national lists in 3 years - European Parliament Press Release 07-07-2016

 

EU borders: "No-one is abolishing a member state's responsibility to defend its borders" - European Parliament Press Release 06-07-2016

 

MEPs back plans to pool policing of EU external borders - European Parliament Press Release 06-07-2016

 

Getting refugees to work: MEPs call for a win-win approach - European Parliament Press Release 05-07-2016

 

World Refugee Day: the situation in Europe - European Parliament Article 23-06-2016

 

European Border and Coast Guard agreed - European Commission Press Release 22-06-2016

 

Statement ahead of World Refugee Day 2016 - European Commission Statement 19-06-2016

 

Commission adopts second Recommendation identifying steps to restore Dublin transfers to Greece - European Commission Press Release 15-06-2016

 

Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement - European Commission Press Release 15-06-2016

 

CJEU on child benefit - Judgment in Case C-308/14 Commission v United Kingdom 14-06-2016

 

Commissioner Avramopoulos on the 31st anniversary of the Schengen Agreement - European Commission Statement 14-06-2016

 

Advocate General Wathelet on the parent-child relationship for a cross-frontier social advantage – Opinion in Joined Cases C-401/15, C-402/15 and C-403/15 Depesme and Kerrou, Kaufmann, Lefort v Ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche 09-06-2016  

 

Commission announces New Migration Partnership Framework: reinforced cooperation with third countries to better manage migration - European Commission Press Release 07-06-2016

 

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 - European Commission Press Release 07-06-2016

 

Migration: MEPs back cooperation with Africa but warn against new “Turkey deals” - European Parliament Press Release 07-06-2016

 

New initiatives: improving the management and security of EU borders - European Parliament Article 07-06-2016

 

CJEU on imprisonment for illegal entry - Judgment in Case C-47/15 Sélina Affum v Préfet du Pas de Calais and Procureur général de la Cour d’appel de Douai Fam 07-06-2016

 

Martin Schulz praises Portugal for how it integrates refugees - European Parliament Article 06-06-2016

 

Council conclusions on the external aspects of migration - Council Press Release 23-05-2016

 

MEPs assess refugee camps in Greece and call for smoother implementation of EU-Turkey deal - European Parliament Article 23-05-2016

 

Visa waiver suspension mechanism: Council ready to start negotiations with Parliament - Council Press Release 20-05-2016

 

Commission adopts first Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings - European Commission Press Release 19-05-2016

 

Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States must act to sustain current management of flows - European Commission Press Release 18-05-2016

 

Back to Schengen: Council adopts Commission proposal on next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls - European Commission Press Release 12-05-2016

 

Council adopts recommendation for continuation of internal border controls - Council Press Release 12-05-2016

 

Remarks to the European Parliament Plenary Session - European Commission Speech 12-05-2016

 

Secure EU external borders to help save Schengen passport-free area, urge MEPs - European Parliament Press Release 11-05-2016

 

Dublin rules: MEPs reiterate call for solidarity among EU member states - European Parliament Press Release 11-05-2016

 

Visa liberalisation for Turkey: EU criteria must be met, say MEPs - European Parliament Article 10-05-2016

 

Towards a sustainable and fair Common European Asylum System - European Commission Press Release 04-05-2016

 

Visa liberalisation: Turkey must meet all benchmarks before EP can vote - European Parliament Press Release 04-05-2016

 

No blank cheque for Turkey, say MEPs in debate on EU-Turkey deal - European Parliament Press Release 28-04-2016

 

President Tusk's remarks during his visit to Turkey - Council Press Release 23-04-2016

 

CJEU on family reunification - Judgment in Case C-558/14 Mimoun Khachab v Subdelegación del Gobierno en Álava 21-04-2016  

 

Fate of 10,000 missing refugee children debated in Civil Liberties Committee - European Parliament Press Release 21-04-2016

 

Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Statement - European Commission Press Release 20-04-2016

 

Turkey: need for urgent reforms in key areas, say MEPs - European Parliament Press Release 14-04-2016

 

EU-Turkey deal on migrants: not perfect but most realistic tool to tackle crisis - European Parliament Press Release 13-04-2016

 

Implementing the Roadmap Back to Schengen: Commission assesses Action Plan prepared by Greece - European Commission Press Release 12-04-2016

 

Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver - European Commission Press Release 12-04-2016

 

Parliament advocates a centralised EU asylum system and legal ways to migrate - European Parliament Press Release 12-04-2016

 

Migration: MEPs debate new approach to manage flows of migrants and refugees - European Parliament Press Release 11-04-2016

 

EU-Turkey migration deal: Civil Liberties MEPs push for answers - European Parliament Press Release 07-04-2016

 

Commission launches discussion on future framework for stronger and smarter information systems for border management and internal security - European Commission Press Release 06-04-2016

 

Commission presents options for reforming the Common European Asylum System and developing safe and legal pathways to Europe - European Commission Press Release 06-04-2016

 

CJEU on European Arrest Warrant and conditions of detention - Judgment in Joined Cases C-404/15 and C-659/15 PPU Pál Aranyosi and Robert Cldraru 05-04-2016

 

Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement - European Commission Q&A 04-04-2016

 

Commissioner Avramopoulos at UNCHR high-level meeting on global responsibility sharing for Syrian refugees - European Commission Press Release 30-03-2016

 

Refugee crisis: EU Fisheries Control Agency to help detect migrant boats - European Parliament Press Release 22-03-2016

 

Schengen: restoring the EU’s passport-free zone - European Parliament Article 21-03-2016

 

Commission makes immediate proposal to implement EU-Turkey agreement: 54,000 places allocated for resettlement of Syrians from Turkey - European Commission Press Release 21-03-2016

 

EU-Turkey Statement - European Commission Q&A 19-03-2016

 

President Juncker appoints EU Coordinator to organise operational implementation in Greece - European Commission Press Release 18-03-2016

 

Schulz: “We cannot and should not outsource our problems to Turkey” - European Parliament Article 17-03-2016

 

CJEU on which Member State can send to safe third country – Judgment in Case C-695/15 PPU Shiraz Baig Mirza v Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal 17-03-2016

 

EU migration spending in neighbourhood countries “struggling to demonstrate effectiveness” say EU Auditors - ECA Press Release 17-03-2016

 

Refugee crisis: MEPs respond to questions from Parliament's Facebook followers - European Parliament Article 17-03-2016

 

CJEU judgment on which Member State can send to safe third country under Dublin III Regulation - CJEU Press Release in Case C-695/15 PPU Shiraz Baig Mirza v Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal 17-03-2016

 

Emergency support for refugee crisis: Council approves financing - EU Council Press Release 16-03-2016

 

MEPs want EU embassies and consulates to grant asylum seekers humanitarian visas - LIBE Press release 16-03-2016

 

European Council 17 to 18-03-2016 meeting including EU-Turkey statement - European Council meeting page  

 

First Vice-President Timmermans following College Meeting - European Commission Speech 16-03-2016

 

Six Principles for further developing EU-Turkey Cooperation in tackling the Migration Crisis - European Commission Press release 16-03-2016  

 

EESC report “reveals true extent of migrant crisis” - EESC Press Release 16-03-2016

 

Six Principles for further developing EU-Turkey Cooperation in tackling the Migration Crisis - European Commission Press Release 16-03-2016

 

Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver - European Commission Press Release 16-03-2016

 

MEPs propose a centralised EU system for asylum claims with national quotas - LIBE Press Release 16-03-2016

 

Turkey: Don’t tie joint refugee action plan to EU accession talks, urge MEPs - AFET Press Release 15-03-2016

 

Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos during his visit to Idomeni, Greece - European Commission Speech 15-03-2016

 

Refugee crisis: the Council sets up emergency support - EU Council Press Release 15-03-2016

 

European aid to Greece urgently needed - Presidency News 15-03-2016

 

Facebook chat: discuss refugee crisis with expert MEPs Sylvie Guillaume and Jean Arthuis - European Parliament Press Release 15-03-2016

 

JHA Council: Schengen has to be restored - Presidency News 11-03-2016

 

JHA Council to discuss creation of European border and coast guard - Presidency News 11-03-2016

 

Agency for Fundamental Rights: relevant to refugee crisis - Presidency News 11-03-2016

 

Council conclusions on migrant smuggling - EU Council Press Release 10-03-2016

 

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on security situation in Somalia – EASO Press Release 10-03-2016

 

New EU rules for third-country researchers and students: Council adopts position at first reading - EU Council Press Release 10-03-2016

 

JHA Council 10 to 11-03-2016 - JHA meeting page 

 

MEPs demand details of the EU-Turkey deal and compliance with international law - European Parliament Press Release 9-03-2016

 

Swedish Prime Minister on refugee crisis: “We must move from chaos to control” - European Parliament Article 9-03-2016

 

MEPs back agreement among EU institutions to upgrade and clarify EU law-making - European Parliament Plenary Press Release 09-03-2016

 

Plenary: MEPs debate outcome of EU-Turkey summit - European Parliament Article 8-03-2016

 

MEPs call for gender-sensitivity in asylum policy - European Parliament Press Release 8-03-2016

 

“Moment of truth to reaffirm EU values” urges UN High Commissioner for Refugees - European Parliament Press Release 8-03-2016

 

Schulz: “For the benefit of refugees we need to cooperate with Turkey” - European Parliament Article 7-03-2016

 

Joint statement by High Representative Mogherini and Commissioner Avramopoulos on Frontex and NATO in the Aegean Sea cooperation in the Aegean Sea - European Commission Statement 6-03-2016

 

Back to Schengen: Commission proposes Roadmap for restoring fully functioning Schengen system - European Commission Press Release 4-03-2016

 

Over 1.2 million first time asylum seekers registered in 2015 - EUROSTAT News Release 4-03-2016

 

Need to protect women and children - European Parliament Article  4-03-2016

 

Statement of HR/VP Mogherini on the accession of El Salvador to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - EEAS Statement 4-03-2016

 

Commission proposes EU accession to international Convention to fight violence against women - European Commission Press Release 4-03-2016  

 

President Juncker on The European Union: a source of stability in a time of crisis - European Commission Speech 3-03-2016

 

Managing the Refugee Crisis: Stepping up return procedures to Turkey - European Commission Press Release 2-03-2016

 

Commission proposes new Emergency Assistance instrument for faster crisis response within the EU - European Commission Press Release and Q&A 2-03-2016

 

EASO launches Practical Tools for First-Contact Officials on Access to the Asylum procedure - EASO Press Release 2-03-2016

 

Providing support for women refugees - European Parliament Article  2-03-2016  

 

EASO-Swiss working arrangement enters into force - EASO Press Release 1-03-2016

 

CJEU judgment on place-of-residence conditions on beneficiaries of subsidiary protection and integration - CJEU Press Release in Joined Cases C-443/14 and C-444/14 Kreis Warendorf v Ibrahim Alo and Amira Osso v Region Hannover 1-03-2016

 

Migration: debate on Coast guard and external border checks - LIBE Press Release - 29-02-2016

 

CJEU judgment on refusing certain social benefits to nationals of other Member States - CJEU Press Release in Case C-299/14 Vestische Arbeit Jobcenter Kreis Recklinghausen v Jovanna García-Nieto and Others 25-02-2016

 

Council agrees its negotiating position to reinforce checks at external borders - European Commission Press Release 25-02-2016

 

Justice and Home Affairs Council 25-02-2016 - JHA meeting page 

 

Opening: Schulz acknowledges Lebanese effort in refugee crisis - European Parliament Press Release 24-02-2016

 

Kuneva: regulating domestic workers will reduce trafficking and abuse - European Parliament Article 22-02-2016

 

European Border - Paper for informal JHA meeting 22-01-2016  

 

EESC supports Schengen and decries costs of Non-Schengen for European integration – EESC Press Release 17-02-2016

 

European Council Conclusions on migration 18-02-2016 - European Council Press Release 19-02-2016

 

How to make the integration of refugees into the labour market work - European Parliament Article 18-02-2016

 

CJEU judgment on detention and fresh asylum application – CJEU Press Release in Case C-601/15 PPU J.N. v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie 15-02-2016

 

Refugees: MEPs assess the situation on the ground in Turkey - European Parliament Article 15-02-2016

 

Libya: Border management assistance mission amended and extended - EU Council Press Release 15-02-2016

 

Council Conclusions on EU priorities at UN Human Rights Fora in 2016 - EU Council Press Release 15-02-2016

 

Schengen evaluation of Greece: Council adopts recommendation to address deficiencies in external borders - EU Council Press Release 12-02-2016

 

Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Progress on Priority Actions - European Commission Press Release 10-02-2016

 

Implementing the Common European Asylum System: Commission acts on 9 infringement proceedings - European Commission Press Release 10-02-2016

 

Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Commission reports on progress in Greece, Italy and the Western Balkans - European Commission Press Release 10-02-2016

 

Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Joint Action Plan - European Commission Press Release 10-02-2016

 

Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) - European Commission Memo 5-02-2016

 

Joint Statement on International Day against Female Genital Mutilation - European Commission Statement 5-02-2016

 

Agenda on Migration and International Security - Presidency Document 5-02-2016

 

Advocate General Szpunar opines on not expelling and refusing residence permit to non-EU national having sole care of an EU citizen minor child because of criminal record - CJEU Press Release in  Cases C-165/14 Alfredo Rendón Marín v Administración del Estado and C-304/14 CS v SSHD 4-02-2016

 

EU-Turkey Cooperation: Commission welcomes Member State agreement on Refugee Facility for Turkey - European Commission Press Release 3-02-2016

 

Refugee facility for Turkey: Member states agree on details of financing - EU Council Press Release 3-02-2016

 

Advocate General Szpunar opines on imprisonment for illegal entry when not stopped at external Schengen border – CJEU Press Release in Case C-47/15 Sélina Affum v Préfet du Pas de Calais and Procureur général de la Cour d'appel de Douai 2-02-2016

 

Commission adopts Schengen Evaluation Report on Greece and proposes recommendations to address deficiencies in external border management - European Commission Press Release 2-02-2016

 

The EU needs to overcome fear and divisions to safeguard Schengen, say MEPs – European Parliament Press Release 2-02-2016

 

Progress following Western Balkans Route Leaders' Meeting: Fourteenth Contact Points Video Conference - European Commission Press Release 29-01-2016  

 

State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis - European Commission Press Release 29-01-2016

 

Civil Liberties Committee debates Danish law on asylum and refugees - LIBE Press Release 25-01-2016

 

Commission proposes to strengthen the exchange of criminal records on non-EU citizens - European Commission Press Release 19-01-2016

 

ECRIS to be upgraded to allow a better exchange of criminal records relating to non-EU nationals: Frequently asked Questions - European Commission Memo 19-01-2016

 

Manual for experts on multidisciplinary cooperation against trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation - Manual 18-01-2016

 

Refugee crisis: “If Schengen collapses, it'll be start of end European project” - European Parliament Article 14-01-2016

 

Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos to the LIBE Committee at the European Parliament - European Commission Speech 14-01-2016

 

MEPs debate relocation, hotspots, Schengen and Dublin rules with Avramopoulos - LIBE Press Release 14-01-2016

 

Presidency Trio (the Netherlands, Slovakia and Malta) Programme 2016 to mid-2017 - Programme 14-12-2015    

 

Refugee crisis: Commission reviews 2015 actions and sets 2016 priorities - European Commission - Press Release 13-01-2016

 

The year ahead: what Parliament will be dealing with in 2016 - European Parliament Article 12-01-2016

 

Security, migration and justice (infographic) - Presidency Infographic 11-01-2016

 

Programme of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union - Programme 6-01-2015      

 

Video: this year's most memorable moments at the Parliament - European Parliament Article 29-12-2015

 

Joint Statement on International Migrants' Day - European Commission Statement 18-12-2015

 

President Tusk’s remarks following European Council meeting - Council Press Release 17-12-2015

 

State of Play: Measures to Address the Refugee Crisis - European Commission Press Release 23-12-2015

 

Eurostats on foreign citizens living in the EU Member States - EUROSTAT Press Release and Publication 18-12-2015

 

Broad backing for EU external border force plan - European Parliament Article 18-12-2015

 

Working together to deal with the refugee and migration crisis: visit to Austria - EESC Press Release 17-12-2015

 

Presidency report: Managing migration flows - state of play - implementing solutions and remaining gaps - EU Council Press Release 17-12-2015

 

European Council Conclusions on migration - Council Press Release 17-12-2015

 

MEPs voice concerns over detention and reception conditions for asylum seekers - European Parliament Press Release 16-12-2015

 

EIB’s first ever loan for refugee housing - EIB Press Release 17-12-2015

 

EU announces new decisions to manage migration better and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement - European Commission Press Release Fact Sheet and Fact Sheet 16-12-2015

 

Managing the refugee and migration crisis: EESC fact-finding missions begin in Greece - EESC Press Release 16-12-2015

 

Commission presents Recommendation for Voluntary Humanitarian Admission Scheme with Turkey for refugees from Syria - European Commission Press Release 15-12-2015

 

European Agenda on Migration: Securing Europe's External Borders - European Commission Fact Sheet 15-12-2015

 

Commission proposes temporary suspension of Sweden's obligations under the EU relocation mechanism - European Commission Press Release 15-12-2015  

 

Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Progress Reports on Greece, Italy and the Western Balkans - European Commission Press Release 15-12-2015

 

A European Border and Coast Guard to protect Europe's External Borders - European Commission Press Release 15-12-2015

 

Vice-President Georgieva in Athens to launch a scheme to provide 20,000 reception places for asylum seekers in Greece - European Commission Speech 14-12-2015

 

Joint Declaration on the support to Greece for the development of the hotspot/relocation scheme as well as for developing asylum reception capacity - European Commission Statement 14-12-2015

 

European Commission and UNHCR launch scheme to provide 20,000 reception places for asylum seekers in Greece - European Commission Press Release 14-12-2015

 

State of the European Union Presidency edition - Document 14-12-2015

 

Legal protection for LGBTI people - FRA Update 11-12-2015  

 

Implementing the Common European Asylum System: Commission escalates 8 infringement proceedings - European Commission Press Release 10-12-2015

 

Commission opens infringement procedure against Hungary concerning its asylum law - European Commission Press Release 10-12-2015

 

Migration needs both humanity and clear rules: EESC calls for a common European asylum and migration policy - EESC Press Release 10-12-2015

 

Council adopts conclusions on statelessness - EU Council Press Release 4-12-2015

 

Commission welcomes agreement on new entrance and residency rules for third-country national students and researchers - European Commission Press Release 4-12-2015

 

Refugee Crisis: Greece activates EU Civil protection mechanism, agrees Frontex operation at border with former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and triggers RABIT mechanism -  European Commission Press Release 3-12-2015

 

Permanent relocation scheme and list of safe countries of origin: state of play - European Parliament LIBE Press Release 1-12-2015

 

EASO 5th Consultative Forum Plenary Meeting marking five years of cooperation with Civil Society - EASO Press Release 30-11-2015

 

Make it easier for migrants to complain about Frontex border guards, MEPs say - European Parliament LIBE and PETI Press Release 24-11-2015

 

EU-Turkey Cooperation: a EUR 3 billion Refugee Facility for Turkey - European Commission Press Release 24-11-2015

 

Valletta summit on migration, 11 to 12 November 2015: action plan and political declaration - Council Press Release and Remarks by President Tusk

 

Council Conclusions on measures to handle the refugee and migration crisis - EU Council Press Release 9-11-2015

 

Migratory crisis: EU Council Presidency steps up information sharing between Member States by activating IPCR - EU Council Press Release 30-10-2015