Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2016 Implementing the EU-Turkey Agreement – Questions and Answers On 18 March 2016, EU Heads of State or Government and Turkey agreed to end the irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and replace it instead with legal channels of resettlement of...
Questions & Answers: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2016 What has the Commission proposed today? The Commission has today proposed to allow those Member States currently carrying out internal border controls related to migration, namely Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark and the associated country Norway, to continue doing so for a...
Questions & Answers: Third Report on Progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements of its Visa Liberalisation Roadmap European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2016 Questions & Answers: Third Report on Progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements of its Visa Liberalisation Roadmap What is the Visa Liberalisation Dialogue with Turkey? The EU launched the Visa Liberalisation Dialogue with Turkey on 16 December 2013, in parallel...
Questions & Answers: Reforming the Common European Asylum System European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2016 Reforming the Dublin system What is the Dublin Regulation? The Dublin Regulation establishes which EU Member State is responsible for the examination of an asylum application.
Daily News 04 / 05 / 2016 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 04 / 05 / 2016 Brussels, 4 May 2016 Commission presents proposals for a sustainable and fair Common European Asylum System Today the European Commission is presenting proposals to reform the Common European Asylum System by creating a fairer, more efficient and more...
Remarks by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos at the Readout of the College Meeting of 4 May 2016 European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 4 May 2016 First Vice-President Frans Timmermans: Let me start by explaining where we are on visa liberalisation for Turkey. First, I want to recall that visa liberalisation is part of the European Council's EU-Turkey Statement of the 18th of March.
March 2016 compared with February 2016 - Volume of retail trade down by 0.5% in euro area - Down by 0.7% in EU28 European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 4 May 2016 In March 2016 compared with February 2016, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Causes of death in 2013 - Over a million persons died in the EU from a heart attack or a stroke - Cause of 1 in every 5 deaths in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 4 May 2016 In the European Union (EU) in 2013, heart attacks (around 644 000 deaths) and strokes (almost 433 000 deaths) were the cause of death for almost 1.1 million persons, accounting for slightly more than 1 in 5 deaths (21.6%).
Commission welcomes agreement to make public sector websites and apps more accessible European - Press release Commission Brussels, 3 May 2016 Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed tonight on the first EU-wide rules to make the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible, especially for the blind, the deaf and the hard of hearing.
EU supports UNICEF and WHO with €3 million in humanitarian aid for polio vaccinations in Syria European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 Today the European Commission has announced €3 million in humanitarian funding for a UNICEF and World Health Organisation-led nationwide polio vaccination campaign in Syria.