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Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

Turkey’s policy in #Libya threatens EU

| June 28, 2020

The Turkish intervention into the Libyan conflict caused the negative effect for the region: the balance of power changed and the GNA liberated Tripoli from the LNA forces and recently started a big-scale offensive on Sirte city. On 6 June after negotiations with the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, […]

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#EuropeanAgendaOnMigration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating in face of volatile situation

#EuropeanAgendaOnMigration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating in face of volatile situation

| October 17, 2019

Ahead of the October European Council, the European Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current and future migration […]

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Priorities for Europe: Leaders set objectives for #EU2017

Priorities for Europe: Leaders set objectives for #EU2017

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

To create a better Europe, the EU is focusing this year on legislative proposals that can make a difference to everyone. The main issues to tackle include security, the migration crisis, climate change and the digital single market. Find out more about the EU’s six priorities for 2017 and what Parliament is doing to make […]

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Dismantling #Migrants camps in France: Complaint lodged to European Commission

Dismantling #Migrants camps in France: Complaint lodged to European Commission

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Evictions and the destruction of slums which do not lead to shelter or housing provisions are not acceptable, argues Foundation Abbe Pierre. That’s why, six months after the eviction of 280 people from a squat in Jean Jaures High School (Paris 19°), and in the context of a spectacular wave of evictions, Abbe Pierre has […]

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#France: Paris’s ‘Stalingrad’ camp clearance begins

#France: Paris’s ‘Stalingrad’ camp clearance begins

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

French authorities have begun clearing a makeshift migrant camp housing more than 3,000 people in Paris. Several hundred men began queuing near the Stalingrad metro station today (4 November) before 6h local time and the first bus left shortly afterwards. They are being taken to reception centers in the Paris region, AFP news agency reported. […]

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#EU2016SK: What Slovak MEPs expect from their country’s Council presidency

#EU2016SK: What Slovak MEPs expect from their country’s Council presidency

Slovakia takes over the helm of the Council of the EU from the Netherlands on 1 July. Over the next six months the country wants to strengthen the EU’s economy, modernize and deepen the common market in the areas of energy and digital economy and work on a sustainable migration and asylum policy. In addition […]

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Schulz in Lampedusa: ‘We have humanitarian obligations to help people fleeing war and persecution’

Schulz in Lampedusa: ‘We have humanitarian obligations to help people fleeing war and persecution’

European Parliament President Martin Schulz was in Lampedusa on 6 October to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy on 3 October 2013 when 366 migrants lost their lives trying to reach the small island off the Sicilian coast. While in Lampedusa the president will also meet the families of victims and participate in a […]

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