Tag Archives: migrants

Report: many of the bodies of migrants drowned in the Mediterranean are never identified

A new report, by the University of York, City University London and the International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre, shows that many of the bodies of migrants drowned in the Mediterranean are never identified. YORK, 31-Aug-2016 — … Read the full press release

The European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR) becomes operational On 2 December 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 29-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 2 December 2013 the European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR) becomes operational. EUROSUR will make an important contribution to saving lives of those who put themselves in danger to reach Europe’s shores. It will also equip … Read the full press release

EUROSUR introduced new tools aimed at saving migrants’ lives at sea and fighting cross-border crime

Brussels, 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the aim of EUROSUR? The European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR) aims at increasing coordination within and between Member States to reinforce border surveillance, prevent and tackle serious crime, such as drug trafficking and the trafficking … Read the full press release

EC report calls for more coherent EU response to migration challenges and opportunities

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  How are the EU and its Member States addressing the challenges and opportunities of migration? Analysing the 2012 and early 2013 developments in the areas of immigration and asylum, a Commission report published today calls for … Read the full press release

Cecilia Malmström at “We are the Others” conference in Berlin: The rise of right-wing extremism in Europe

Cecilia Malmström – EU Commissioner for Home Affairs ‘We are the Others’ conference Berlin, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, First I would like to thank the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung for organising this conference on a very important subject. For … Read the full press release

Cecilia Malmström: Europe should give migrants the opportunities they deserve

Cecilia Malmström – EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Speech by Commissioner Malmström at the State of the Union Conference:  State of the Union Conference Florence, Italy, 10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today is 9 May 2013. If we look 30 years ahead, on 30 … Read the full press release