Tag Archives: SchengenArea

Written question – Internal borders without controls – E-003115/2017

On 2 May 2017, Commissioner Timmermans stated that within six months Austria, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden would have to lift the border controls that they had introduced on account of the refugee crisis.

According …

Schengen area: Council recommends up to six month prolongation of internal border controls

Background

Under article 29 of the Schengen Borders Code, the Commission may propose a recommendation, to be adopted by the Council by qualified majority, to reintroduce controls at all or specific parts of the border …

Questions & Answers: Temporary internal border controls, proportionate police checks and police cooperation in the Schengen area

What has the Commission recommended today on temporary internal border controls?

The Commission has today recommended Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway phase out the temporary controls currently in place at some of their internal …

Firearms directive – Frequently asked questions

1. What is the context of the Commission’s proposal to revise the Firearms Directive? 

Security has been a top priority since the beginning of this Commission’s mandate, from President Juncker’s Political Guidelines of July 2014 …

Schengen area: Council recommends prolongation of internal border controls

Background  

Under article 29 of the Schengen Borders Code, the Commission may propose a recommendation, to be adopted by the Council by qualified majority, to reintroduce controls at all or specific parts of the border …

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