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Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)

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 450 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
23.03.2020  State of play as regards the situation of non-reciprocity in the area of visa policy.
Communication com(2020)119
 
28.02.2020  State of play of preparations for the full implementation of the new legal bases for the Schengen Information System (SIS).
Report com(2020)72
 
13.12.2019  EU position in the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on the scheduling of substances under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and Convention on Psychotropic Substances.
Decision com(2019)631
 
12.12.2019  EU position in the sixty-third session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on the scheduling of substances under the conventions on narcotic drugs and psychotropic ...
Decision com(2019)624
 
30.10.2019  Twentieth Progress Report towards an effective and genuine Security Union.
Communication com(2019)552
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 196 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
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
 
30.08.2019  Signing of the Agreement with Belarus on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation.
Decision com(2019)404
 
30.08.2019  Signing of the Agreement with Belarus on the facilitation of the issuance of visas.
Decision com(2019)405
 
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
 

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