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12.09.18

President Juncker presents Commission initiatives on migration and border control

In his State of the Union Address 2018, President Jean-Claude Juncker presented 3 new and ambitious...

22.08.18

European Commission awards 9 million euro to Italy to improve access to health care for asylum seekers and refugees

On 21 August, the European Commission awarded 9 million euro in emergency assistance to Italy...

03.08.18

EU grants Spain 3 million euro in emergency assistance

The European Commission has unblocked an additional 3 million euro in emergency funds to assist...

03.08.18

EU to award over 1.4 billion euro in support of education and health for Syrian refugees in Turkey

On 28 July, the European Commission adopted the Special Measure worth over 1.4 billion euro...

01.08.18

European Commission supports improving reception conditions in Greece with extra €37.5 million

The European Commission has awarded an additional €37.5 million in emergency assistance under the Asylum,...

25.07.18

EU is drafting its Neighborhood Policy budget for 2021-2027

The European Union is not planning a significant shift in the pace or scale of...

24.07.18

European Commission expands on controlled centre concept

Following the call by EU leaders at the June European Council, the Commission is expanding...

18.07.18

EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting discusses Eastern Partnership

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

10.07.18

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...

06.07.18

EU funds African migration and border management projects

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

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