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EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting discusses Eastern Partnership

The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council discussed the Eastern Partnership on 16 July, ahead of the...


EU population up to nearly 513 million in 2018

On 1 January 2018, the population of the European Union (EU) was estimated at 512.6...


EU funds African migration and border management projects

The European Commission has committed an additional €90.5m to three migration and border management projects...


Visa-exempt travelers to the EU will be pre-screened

Non-EU nationals exempt from visa requirements will have to get an authorisation before travelling to...


EU leaders plan secure migrant centers

Secure centers for migrants may be set up in EU states to process asylum claims...


Belgium and IOM Collaborate to Reduce High Costs of Money Transfers to Developing Countries

IOM, the UN Migration Agency joins forces with Belgium on the development of MigApp: an...


European Commission proposed to enhance the EU Visa Information System


On 16 May the European Commission proposed to upgrade the Visa


German government approves new refugee family reunification rules

The German government has approved legislation allowing refugees with so-called "subsidiary" status to bring their...


Europol released a report on the activities of the European Migrant Smuggling Centre

Europol’s two-year activity report from the European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) provides a detailed overview...

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