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#Rohingya crisis: EU strengthens humanitarian support with €10 million

#Rohingya crisis: EU strengthens humanitarian support with €10 million

| December 30, 2019

The European Commission is releasing a further €10 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar. This comes on top of the €33m funding already announced earlier this year and aims to ensure life-saving assistance to refugees, displaced people and host communities across Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine State and the border […]

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#EuropeanAgendaOnMigration – EU needs to sustain progress made over past four years

#EuropeanAgendaOnMigration – EU needs to sustain progress made over past four years

| March 8, 2019

Ahead of the March European Council, the Commission is today taking stock of progress made over the past 4 years and setting out the measures still required to address immediate and future migration challenges. Faced with the most severe refugee crisis the world has seen since the Second World War, the EU managed to bring […]

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#Migration in the Mediterranean: Why the EU needs Partners in the Region’

#Migration in the Mediterranean: Why the EU needs Partners in the Region’

| November 28, 2018

A conference on ‘Migration in the Mediterranean: Why the EU needs Partners in the Region’ was organised by the Brussels-based NGO European Foundation for Democracy in the European Parliament today (28 November 2018). The conference hosted, by MEP Gérard Deprez (ALDE/BE), Tunne Kelam (EPP/EE) and Geoffrey Van Orden (ECR/UK) focused on current challenges in the […]

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Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian […]

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European Parliament to host conference on #migration management

European Parliament to host conference on #migration management

The European Parliament will host a high-level conference on migration management in Brussels on 21 June from 14h30 to 19h30 CET. The conference will take place on the initiative of President Antonio Tajani and be organized with the support of parliamentary committees. The purpose of the conference is to find viable solutions on the migration […]

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Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Law-enforcement authorities of Germany, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia, in strong co-operation with Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre, have dismantled an organized crime group that arranged the smuggling of migrants from Hungary to Italy. Coordinated investigations revealed that members of the smuggling network were Pakistani citizens who formed their criminal enterprise in Italy. More than 100 […]

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Stop inciting fear and hatred of #migrants and #refugees, urge MEPs

Stop inciting fear and hatred of #migrants and #refugees, urge MEPs

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

EU member states should “refrain from inciting fear and hatred among their citizens towards migrants and asylum-seekers for political gain”, MEPs say in a resolution on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU, passed on Tuesday (13 December). “The European Union should not just deal with societal, legal and economic problems. The EU must […]

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