Tag Archives: Migration

Regional policy: €222 million of EU funds to strengthen cooperation and support projects in the Danube region

The Commission adopted the 2014-2020 Danube Transnational Cooperation Programme, with over €202 million coming from the European Regional Development Fund and €19.8 million from the Instrument for Pre-Accession. The programme focuses on boosting innovation and entrepreneurship, preserving natural and cultural … Continue reading

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Migrant integration – education indicators in 2014 – Proportion of early school leavers in the EU notably higher for non-EU citizens than for nationals

For a wide range of education indicators, significant disparities can be observed in the European Union (EU) between non-EU citizens and citizens of the reporting country, referred to as “nationals”. This does not only concern educational attainment. In particular, the … Continue reading

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Joint statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos on Calais and European migration priorities

We welcome today’s declaration of the British and French authorities to intensify their cooperation in relation to the migration situation in Calais. On such cross border challenges, the Commission supports the strengthening of cooperation between Member States and will continue … Continue reading

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Keynote speech of Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos at the first European Migration Forum

Migration today is part and parcel of our societies. It is an inherent feature of our globalised world. It brings richness and opportunities, but it also comes with challenges. The events in the Mediterranean over the Christmas and New Year’s … Continue reading

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