MEMO/15/4846  23-04-2015 - Extraordinary European Council on Migration: Frequently Asked Questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 April 2015 Can Frontex run Search and Rescue operations? Yes and it already does. The role of Frontex is to support Member States towards effective border control in the Mediterranean region, and at the same time to save lives during these operations.
SPEECH/15/4840  23-04-2015 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos at the press conference in Castille Place, Malta 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Valletta, 23 April 2015 Following the tragic events of the last days, I am here in Malta first and foremost to express on behalf of the European Commission and the citizens of Europe, our deep sorrow and compassion for the passing at...
MEMO/15/4832  22-04-2015 - The European Union's cooperation with Africa on migration 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 April 2015 Questions and Answers: Facts and Figures on cooperation with Africa How does the EU cooperate with Africa on migration? On the basis of its Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM) – the overarching framework of the EU external migration and...
IP/15/4813  20-04-2015 - Joint Foreign and Home Affairs Council: Ten point action plan on migration 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Luxembourg, 20 April 2015 At a joint meeting of Foreign and Interior Ministers, chaired by High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and held in Luxembourg, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Avramopoulos presented a 10 point plan of the immediate actions to be taken in...
STATEMENT/15/4801  19-04-2015 - Statement by European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos and Minister of Interior of Spain, Jorge Fernández Díaz 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 19 April 2015 In view of the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos and Spain's Minister of the Interior Jorge Fernández Díaz, have decided to postpone their visit to Ceuta and Melilla in Spain.
SPEECH/15/4774  14-04-2015 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos on the situation in the Mediterranean at the LIBE Committee in the European Parliament 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 14 April 2015 Honourable Members, Dear representative of the presidency, Dear Dr. Gonzi, I am very happy to be back in LIBE and to discuss with you. Let me start by stressing how timely your initiative is and that I very...
SPEECH/15/4699  26-03-2015 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos following his visit to the European Asylum Support Office 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Valletta, 26 March 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, First of all let me thank Robert Visser, the Director of the European Asylum Support Office, for his kind hospitality.
IP/15/4662  25-03-2015 - Investing in an open and secure Europe: €1.8 billion to fund Asylum, Migration, Integration and Security 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 March 2015 Investing in an open and secure Europe: €1.8 billion to fund Asylum, Migration, Integration and Security Today the European Commission has approved 22 new multiannual national programmes under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) and the Internal Security Fund (ISF)...
STATEMENT/15/4641  20-03-2015 - Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following the international ministerial conference "Tackling Jihadism Together" in Vienna 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Vienna, 20 March 2015 [Check against delivery] Tackling jihadism and home-grown radicalisation is a challenge that we face today across borders. Let me, therefore, start by thanking Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner and Minister Sebastian Kurz for organising this very important and timely conference, not the...
SPEECH/15/4614  17-03-2015 - Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos following his visit to Europol and the official launch of JOT MARE 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] The Hague, 17 March 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to warmly thank the Director of Europol, Mr. Rob Wainwright, for his excellent hospitality during my first official visit to Europol, here...