Tag Archives: SchengenArea

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


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 …

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioner Avramopoulos at the College Readout of 25 January

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini

As you know very well, in the last two years we have been working, I can add finally, very intensively to reduce human suffering and the loss of lives, …

Speech by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the 20th anniversary of the European Policy Centre – “The road to Rome: from crisis management to governing the EU”

Mister President, Dear Herman,

Ladies and gentlemen,

Dear friends,

It is always a pleasure to celebrate a birthday, especially when it belongs to someone else.

And I am happy to see here some good friends:…

Answer – Discriminatory border controls applied to passengers arriving from Hungary at Charleroi airport in Belgium – E-004412/2016

Although the Brussels South airport in Charleroi does not have separate terminals, the flows of passengers on internal flights are physically separated from the flows of passengers on extra Schengen flights. This implies that the …

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