Poland, Hungary and Czechia broke law over refugees relocation system, EU court rules

By |april 2nd, 2020|Czechia, EU migration pact, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Migration, News, Poland, refugee crisis|

Poland, Hungary and Czechia failed to fulfil their legal obligations under EU law when they refused to participate in the relocation system for refugees in 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday (2 April). 

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Work with Turkey, NATO tells EU amid migrant crisis

By |marec 5th, 2020|EU defence ministers meeting, EU-Turkey, European defence, Gymnich, Migration, Nato, News|

With tensions growing and accusations flying between Turkey and the EU over an escalating migrant crisis, the head of NATO has warned Europe it must find a way to work with "important ally" Ankara.

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Finland joins Portugal and France in alleviating Greece’s migrant burden

By |februar 24th, 2020|EU migration pact, irregular immigration, Migration, migration crisis, News|

Finland will help Greece, Cyprus and Malta by taking 175 refugees from the camps and reception centres in these countries. With this move, Finland joins France and Portugal which made similar decisions previously.

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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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Children’s voice need to be heard in Europe, NGOs say

By |februar 18th, 2020|children's rights, gepolitical commission, Joining Forces, Migration, News, poverty, violence against children|

Poverty and violence are among the most dramatic threats children in Europe are facing, according to 'Joining Forces', a coalition of children's rights campaigners, but if the EU really wants to tackle them, it had better hear their voices, members of ...

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Greek asylum to refugees ‘not indefinite’ and reversible: minister

By |februar 10th, 2020|Asylum seekers, Greece, Migration, News|

Greece will only grant refugee protection for three years as it struggles to integrate foreigners, the conservative government's migration minister Notis Mitarachi said in remarks published Sunday (9 February).

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Merkel defends financial crisis management legacy before economic elite in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Davos 2020, EU foreign policy, financial crisis, Greece, Iran, Migration, News, trade, US|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her tough stand and the austere fiscal policy she pursued in response to the financial crisis that shook up the eurozone in 2008 as she addressed the World Economic Forum on Thursday (23 January).

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‘We wanted to stop the right-wing authoritarian trend,’ says Green Austrian MP

By |januar 9th, 2020|Austria, Austrian Greens, climate protection, coalition, European Union, Migration, News, OVP, Regierung, Sebastian Kurz|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Green Austrian MP Lukas Hammer spoke about his party's negotiations with the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) while drafting the coalition agreement and why his party took the risk of accepting tough migration policies in exchange for increased climate protection.

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Austria’s new conservative-Green coalition enthusiastic about climate and Europe

By |januar 8th, 2020|Austria, environment, European Union, government coalition, government programme, Greens, Migration, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz, Umweltschutz|

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has formed what is now his second ruling coalition, this time between his conservative ÖVP party and the Greens, replacing the interim government of experts. Although the new government is set to make Austria a climate pioneer, there are question marks as to how long the new alliance is likely to last. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Von der Leyen promises new migration package in first half of 2020

By |november 8th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Dublin IV, European Commission, Germany, Migration, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed European policy issues and Germany's Council Presidency in 2020 during a meeting in Berlin. Von der Leyen promised to end the deadlock in asylum nego...

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