Italy no longer among EU’s ‘top 5’ host countries for asylum seekers

By |junij 29th, 2020|2019, Asylum, asylum applications, EU, European Commission, European Court of Justice, Germany, Italy, Migration, News|

For the first time since 2015, asylum applications in the EU started to rise again in 2019. However, Italy is no longer among the main host countries while Germany retains its top spot. EURACTIV Italy reports.

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Growing number of Turkish citizens apply for asylum in Germany

By |maj 8th, 2020|Asylum, Council of Europe, Germany, Iraq, Migration, News, Pro Asyl, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Refugees, Syria, Turkey|

Since the attempted coup in Turkey in summer 2016, the number of asylum applications submitted by Turkish citizens in Germany has increased significantly. In 2019, Turkish asylum seekers were the third-most-registered group, after Syrians and Iraqis, a...

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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.

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