MEMO/14/609  31-10-2014 - Frontex Joint Operation 'Triton' – Concerted Efforts for managing migrator flows in the Central Mediterranean 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 31 October 2014 What is Triton? Triton is a Frontex coordinated joint operation, requested by the Italian authorities that will start its activity as from 1 November 2014 in the Central Mediterranean to support Italy.
STATEMENT/14/346  31-10-2014 - Commissioner Malmstrom welcomes the launch of the Triton operation 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 31 October 2014 I am happy to announce that the Triton operation requested by Italy will start on November 1st as scheduled. Frontex has received sufficient offer of both equipment and border guards from the vast majority of Member States.
IP/14/1208  29-10-2014 - Colombia and Peru fulfil the criteria for visa-free access to the Schengen area 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 October 2014 Today the Commission adopted two reports concluding that Colombia and Peru fulfil the relevant criteria, with a view to the negotiation of visa waiver agreements between each of these countries and the EU.
IP/14/1206  29-10-2014 - Georgia: one step closer to EU visa liberalisation 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 October 2014 The Commission adopted today its second progress report on the implementation by Georgia of the Visa Liberalisation Action Plan (VLAP). It concludes that Georgia meets the first-phase requirements of the visa dialogue.
IP/14/1173  20-10-2014 - Commission assesses progress by Turkey in visa dialogue 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 Commission Today the Commission presented its first report on progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements set in its visa liberalisation roadmap. "This first report shows that Turkey is doing effective efforts to meet the criteria identified in its visa liberalisation roadmap and...
IP/14/1164  17-10-2014 - Trafficking in human beings 2010-2014: eradicating the slave trade 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2014 During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30 146 victims of trafficking in human beings. Behind this number are human tragedies, broken hopes and destroyed plans for a better life.
MEMO/14/594  17-10-2014 - Questions and Answers: European System of Accounts 2010 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 October 2014 What is the European System of Accounts? The European System of National and Regional Accounts (ESA) sets down the harmonised methodology which must be used for the production of national accounts data in the EU.
SPEECH/14/700  17-10-2014 - EU takes eradication of trafficking in human beings from words to action 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Cecilia Malmström EU Commissioner for Home Affairs EU EU Press Conference Brussels, 17 October 2014 Between 2010-2012, 30.146 women, men, girls and boys were registered as victims of trafficking in the EU Member States. That means 30.146 broken lives, and as many broken dreams.
MEMO/14/589  16-10-2014 - October infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2014 October October In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
IP/14/1118  10-10-2014 - The European Commission assesses the situation of visa non-reciprocity with certain third countries 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 October 2014 The European Commission adopted today a report assessing the situation of non-reciprocity with certain third countries in the area of visa policy. Visa non-reciprocity refers to instances where citizens of a non-EU country enjoy visa-free travel to the EU, yet this country...