Tag: migration

#Asylum and #Migration in the EU: Facts and figures

#Asylum and #Migration in the EU: Facts and figures

| June 24, 2019

The peaks in migration flows witnessed in the EU in 2015 and 2016 have subsided. Check out the latest migration and asylum numbers in our infographic. Click here to launch the interactive infographic. The arrival of more than one million asylum seekers and migrants to Europe in 2015 exposed serious flaws in the EU’s asylum system. To respond to […]

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Launch of #EuropeanDrugReport2019

Launch of #EuropeanDrugReport2019

| June 4, 2019

On 6 June, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Alexis Goosdeel will launch the European Drug Report 2019, presenting the latest drug use and market trends and developments in Europe. The European Drug Report provides a comprehensive analysis of recent […]

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#Migration – Submission to ICC condemns EU for ‘crimes against humanity’

#Migration – Submission to ICC condemns EU for ‘crimes against humanity’

| June 3, 2019

EU Commission migration spokesperson Natasha Bertaud gave an official statement regarding a recently submitted 245-page document to the International Criminal Court by human rights lawyers Juan Branco and Omer Shatz on June 3, 2019, writes EU Reporter’s David Kunz. The case claimed the EU and its member states should face punitive action for Libyan migrant […]

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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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Report on #EUEgyptRelations – Investing in socio-economic development and inclusive growth

Report on #EUEgyptRelations – Investing in socio-economic development and inclusive growth

| December 13, 2018

The EU and Egypt undertook closer cooperation in many areas, notably on socio-economic development, scientific research, energy, migration, countering terrorism and regional issues. The report on the partnership between the EU and Egypt for the period from June 2017 to May 2018 was issued today and highlights key developments in EU-Egypt cooperation with a particular […]

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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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#Bulgaria becomes latest EU state to shun UN migration pact

#Bulgaria becomes latest EU state to shun UN migration pact

| November 14, 2018

Bulgaria has joined the growing ranks of European Union nations opposed to a United Nations pact that aims to regulate the treatment of migrants worldwide,  writes Angel Krasimirov. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved in July by all 193 member nations except the United States, which backed out last year. […]

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