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Commissioners proposals designate

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10.9.2019 – The new Commission will reflect the priorities and ambitions set out in the Political Guidelines. The Commission is structured around the objectives President-elect von der Leyen was elected on by the European Parliament. At the heart of our work is the need to address the changes in climate, technology and demography that are [...]

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EU and Western Balkans strengthen cooperation on security

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5.10.2018 – Today, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos participated in the EU-Western Balkans Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Forum in Tirana, Albania, where he reaffirmed strong cooperation between the EU and Western Balkan partners on border management, counter-terrorism and organised crime. An important milestone was reached on border management with Albania [...]

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Austrian Presidency

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4.7.2018 – On July 1, 2018, Austria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the third time after 1998 and 2006. As holder of the Presidency, Austria will contribute significantly to the legislative and political work of the Council, but the possibilities to shape the agenda are more limited than [...]

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Security Union – actions

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18.10.2017 -As announced by President Juncker in his 2017 State of the Union Address, the Commission is today presenting alongside its 11th Security Union Report a set of operational and practical measures to better defend EU citizens against terrorist threats and deliver a Europe that protects. The measures aim to address vulnerabilities exposed by recent [...]

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New candidate for the Commissioner for security

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On 2 August, President Juncker announced his intention to allocate the Security Union portfolio to Sir Julian King, the candidate for Commissioner from the United Kingdom. The Commissioner for the Security Union will support the implementation of the European Agenda on Security that the European Commission adopted on 28 April 2015. He will contribute to [...]

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