IP/15/5555  31-08-2015 - European Commission in Calais: Advancing on a European approach to migration 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Calais, 31 August 2015 Today, the European Commission announced financial aid to support France to help address the situation in Calais. European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos visited Calais, alongside French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and...
SPEECH/15/5558  31-08-2015 - Introduction à la conférence de presse par Premier Vice-Président Timmermans à Calais 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Calais, 31 August 2015 Monsieur le Premier ministre, Messieurs les Ministres, Mesdames, Messieurs, Ces derniers jours ont vu plusieurs centaines de migrants perdre leurs vies dans des circonstances terribles – certains ont péri dans une série d'accidents en Méditerranée, d’autres sont morts...
STATEMENT/15/5553  29-08-2015 - Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc at the Paris meeting on cross-border cooperation against terrorism and for rail security 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Paris, 29 August 2015 EU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc attended a European Transport and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting on cross-border cooperation against terrorism and for rail security.
STATEMENT/15/5544  27-08-2015 - Statement by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 August 2015 The news of the 50 migrants found asphyxiated in the hull of a ship last night, and the lost souls of 20 or more migrants discovered abandoned in a truck on an Austrian highway today are frankly shocking.
STATEMENT/15/5516  20-08-2015 - Joint statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos on Calais and European migration priorities 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 August 2015 We welcome today's declaration of the British and French authorities to intensify their cooperation in relation to the migration situation in Calais. On such cross border challenges, the Commission supports the strengthening of cooperation between Member States and will continue to play...
SPEECH/15/5498  14-08-2015 - "A European Response to Migration: Showing solidarity and sharing responsibility" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 14 August 2015 "A European Response to Migration: Showing solidarity and sharing responsibility" Dimitris Avramopoulos Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner You have all seen the news headlines – you are the ones writing the reports – you know why I am...
IP/15/5483  10-08-2015 - Managing migration and financing a safer and more secure Europe: €2.4 billion to support Member States 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 August 2015 The European Commission has this month approved 23 multiannual national programmes under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF). The total funding for the agreed programmes is approximately €2.4 billion, for the period 2014-2020.
STATEMENT/15/5480  06-08-2015 - Statement by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on the recent incident in the Mediterranean 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 06 August 2015 It is with great sadness that we learned of the incident that took place just a few miles off the coast of Libya yesterday. The EU wants to commend the Italian Coast Guard, the Frontex-deployed assets and boats operated by...
STATEMENT/15/5472  04-08-2015 - Statement from Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 04 August 2015 Today I held constructive and friendly bilateral exchanges with both French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and with UK Home Secretary Theresa May, who updated me on the situation in Calais and the measures they are taking to address it.
SPEECH/15/5421  20-07-2015 - Remarks of Commissioner Avramopoulos after the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 20 July 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 July 2015 Ladies and Gentlemen, In today's Council we achieved many important results. Our policy on migration is moving ahead. Before I explain the details, I would like once again to thank Jean Asselborn and the Luxembourgish Presidency for the...