STATEMENT/16/1897  24-05-2016 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum following their meeting in Toronto on 23 May 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2016 European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum met yesterday in Toronto, Canada to discuss matters of common interest.
MEMO/16/1861  20-05-2016 - The G7 Summit in Japan on 26 and 27 May 2016: the European Union’s role and actions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 This year, the G7 summit will take place from 26 to 27 May in Ise-Shima (Japan). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.
SPEECH/16/1883  20-05-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos following the Justice and Home Affairs Council 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 May 2016 Dear all, I would like to thank the Dutch Presidency and Klaas Dijkhoff for today's constructive discussions. Let me first emphasise once again that the successful implementation of the EU –Turkey statement is an absolute priority.
IP/16/1757  19-05-2016 - Commission adopts first Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 May 2016 Commission adopts first Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings The European Commission is today reporting on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings.
SPEECH/16/1849  19-05-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos and EU Anti-trafficking coordinator Myria Vassiliadou on the occasion of the presentation of the first progress report on trafficking in human beings 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 19 May 2016 Commissioner Avramopoulos Dear all, I am very pleased to present together with the EU Anti-trafficking coordinator Myria Vassiliadou, the very first Report on the progress made to address a grave violation of fundamental rights: Trafficking of human beings.
IP/16/1763  18-05-2016 - Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States must act to sustain current management of flows 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2016 Relocation and Resettlement: EU Member States must act to sustain current management of flows © European Union 2016 Today, the Commission adopted its latest progress report on the EU's emergency relocation and resettlement schemes, assessing actions taken up to 13 May...
IP/16/1723  12-05-2016 - Back to Schengen: Council adopts Commission proposal on next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 May 2016 Back to Schengen: Council adopts Commission proposal on next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls The Council has today adopted the Commission's proposal to prolong proportionate controls at certain internal Schengen borders in Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark and Norway,...
SPEECH/16/1726  12-05-2016 - Remarks by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos to the European Parliament Plenary Session 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 12 May 2016 On the decision adopted on the Common European Asylum System reform First Vice-President Timmermans: Until we are able to build peace and prospects for war-ravaged and persecuted communities in our neighbourhood and beyond, people will continue to look...
AGENDA/16/1509  21-04-2016 - Wednesday 4 May (*): Commission presents its third visa liberalisation progress report for Turkey 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Commission will present its third visa liberalisation progress report for Turkey on 4 May (*). If Turkey takes the necessary measures to fulfil the remaining benchmarks, the report will be accompanied by a legislative proposal for transferring Turkey to the visa-free list.
IP/16/1627  04-05-2016 - Back to Schengen: Commission takes next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 May 2016 Back to Schengen: Commission takes next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls The Commission has today proposed a Recommendation, to be decided upon by the Council, to prolong proportionate controls at certain internal Schengen borders, namely in Germany, Austria,...