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09.01.19

Euro area unemployment at nearly 8%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9% in November 2018, down from 8.0%...

07.01.19

1.5 million refugees in Turkey supported by EU's biggest ever humanitarian programme

The Emergency Social Safety Net, the largest ever EU humanitarian programme, has now assisted 1.5...

20.12.18

European Commission reports on fulfilment of visa-free requirements by the Eastern Partnership countries

On 19 December, the European Commission reported on its assessment of the fulfilment of the...

29.11.18

EU provides humanitarian aid for refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The European Commission has allocated an additional €500,000 to continue assisting the most vulnerable refugees...

20.11.18

Frontex concludes four-year Eastern Partnership project

On 20 November, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the final meeting...

19.11.18

The EU Council approved the strengthening of the Schengen Information System

On 19 November, the Council adopted three regulations on the use of the Schengen Information...

15.11.18

Amounts sent to non-EU countries by EU residents up at 32.7 billion euro in 2017

According to Eurostat, in 2017, flows of money sent by residents of the European Union (EU) to...

09.11.18

More than 1,000 km of border barriers have been built in the EU since 1989

European Union states have built over 1,000km of border walls since 1989, a new study published...

07.11.18

Eurostat: EU population growth mainly due to migration

According to Eurostat, Western European countries saw population growth in 2017, whereas the population of...

16.10.18

IOM reports on the Mediterranean migrant arrivals

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 88,736 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea...

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