Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (HOME) - EU monitor

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Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for EU policies in matters regarding security, migration, border security and anti-terrorism measures.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • internal security (combatting crime, anti-terrorism measures)
  • immigration and asylum policy (visa policy, Schengen area)
  • migration and borders (biometrics, repatriation)
  • cooperation with other countries and organisations in the field of security and migration
  • fostering European citizenship and European civic awareness

On January 1st 2015 DG Migration and Home Affairs was known as DG Home Affairs. Up until July 1st 2010 the tasks of this DG were part of DG justice, freedom and security i.

 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 449 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
27.09.2019  Authorisation for negotiations with Japan on the transfer and use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data to prevent and combat terrorism and other serious transnational ...
Recommendation com(2019)420
 
13.09.2019  EU position in ICAO Council, in respect of the revision of Chapter 9 to Convention on International Civil Aviation with regard to standards & recommended practices ...
Decision com(2019)416
 
13.09.2019  Authorisation of negotiations on an amendment to the Agreement with Cape Verde on facilitating the issue of short-stay visas to citizens of Cape Verde and of the EU.
Recommendation com(2019)417
 
30.08.2019  Conclusion of the Agreement with Belarus on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation.
Decision com(2019)401
 
30.08.2019  Conclusion of the Agreement with Belarus on the facilitation of the issuance of visas.
Decision com(2019)403
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 192 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
06.06.2019  EU position in the 83rd Plenary Meeting of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) as regards the participation of the EU as observer in GRECO.
Decision com(2019)273
 
28.02.2019  Signing of the Agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina on actions carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Decision com(2019)107
 
21.02.2019  Signing of the Status Agreement with Montenegro on actions carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Montenegro.
Decision com(2019)89
 
31.01.2019  Notification of the United Kingdom of its wish no longer to take part in the immigration liaison officers network.
Decision com(2019)23
 
31.01.2019  Signing and provisional application of provisions of the Agreement with Liechtenstein on the application of (Framework) Decisions 2008/615/JHA, 2008/616/JHA and ...
Decision com(2019)35
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 9 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
13.11.2018  Amending regulation 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals need visas and those that do not, as regards the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union.
Regulation com(2018)745
 
18.10.2017  Authorisation of the opening of negotiations on an Agreement with Canada for the transfer and use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data to prevent and combat terrorism.
Recommendation com(2017)605
 
15.09.2017  EU position in the Executive Committee of the Programme of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Decision com(2017)544
 
16.03.2016  EU position with regard to the rules of procedure of the Joint Committee set up under the Agreement with Cape Verde on facilitating the issue of short-stay visas.
Decision com(2016)149
 
30.10.2014  Union position with regard to the adoption of Common Guidelines for the implementation of the Agreement with Ukraine on the facilitation of the issuance of visas.
Decision com(2014)679