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Public consultation on migration

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22.7.2020 – The Commission launched a public consultation at EU level to obtain opinions on new measures that could be taken at EU level to promote the integration and social inclusion of migrants and people with a migrant background. The consultation will run until 16 October in all official EU languages. It has also launched [...]

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Inclusion of Roma and Migrants in Schools (Celje and Murska Sobota)

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Kindly invited to seminars in national discussions in the framework of the international project “Including Roma and migrants in schools” 14. 14 and 15 June 2017 in Murska Sobota and Celje. More and  schedule and more information here :https://romigsc.eu/

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Commission’s worry over migrants in Hungary

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At the initiative of President Jean-Claude Juncker, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans led a debate on 12 april 2017 in the College of Commissioners on recent developments in Hungary which have widely raised concerns about compatibility with EU law and the common values on which the Union is based. The College discussed the Hungarian Higher Education [...]

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EC report on migrants relocation and resettlement

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Today, 8.2. 2017 the Commission adopted its ninth progress report on the EU’s emergency relocation and resettlement schemes, assessing actions taken since 8 December 2016. During the reporting period, Member States have continued to increase their efforts on resettlement offering legal and safe pathways to 13,968 people so far. Regarding relocation, the overall positive trend [...]

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Slovenia passes amendments to close border in case of migrant crisis

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Slovenia passes amendments to close border in case of migrant crisis on 27 January 2017. The amendments to the law on foreigners were supported by 47 parliament members , with 18 voting against them. The approved measures will allow to curb the flow of migrants into Slovenia by sealing the borders to most illegal migrants [...]

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Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

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Today the 20 september 2016, the UN General Assembly Ministerial Week officially kicks off, again with high-level EU participation. On Monday, at the UN Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants in New York City, the European Union highlighted its strong engagement in managing the global migration challenge. Specific angles of responsibility sharing were [...]

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Pogress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement

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15 June 2016 the Commission adopted its second report on the EU-Turkey Statement showing that while there has been further good progress in its implementation, progress achieved so far remains fragile. The continued successful implementation depends mainly on the political determination of all parties involved. The sharp and continued decrease of people crossing irregularly or [...]

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56 million aid to migrants in Greece

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The European Commission has awarded €56 million in emergency funding to improve conditions for migrants in Greece, to increase the capacities of the Greek authorities to register newly arriving migrants and to process their asylum claims. €46 million is provided under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and €10 million comes from the Internal [...]

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Emergency financing for the refugees and the migrants

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The European Commission has adopted modifications to the work programmes for 2016, increasing the financing for emergency assistance of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF) with an additional  €275.5 million. To finance the additional emergency funding, AMIF and ISF funds foreseen in the EU’s budget for 2016, which [...]

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Third contact points video conference

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Following the Leaders’ meeting on refugee flows along the Western Balkans route all 12 leaders agreed to nominate contact points to allow daily exchanges of information and to coordinate actions to achieve controlled movement of people on the Western Balkans route. On the 11. 11. 2015 a third video conference took place between the contact [...]

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Commission travel to Member States most affected by the refugee crisis

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First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos travelled to Athens and Kos, as part of the Commission’s visits to several of the Member States most affected by the refugee crisis, to discuss the necessary support measures. In Athens, they will meet all the relevant interlocutors in the Greek authorities, including interim Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou and [...]

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