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 491 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
25.05.2022  Asset recovery and confiscation.
Directive com(2022)245
 
13.05.2022  Conclusion of the Agreement with New Zealand on the exchange of personal data between Europol and the designated authorities of New Zealand.
Decision com(2022)208
 
11.05.2022  Rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse.
Regulation com(2022)209
 
03.05.2022  European Health Data Space.
Regulation com(2022)197
 
27.04.2022  Amending regulation 2018/1806, listing exemptions for third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders (Kuwait, Qatar).
Regulation com(2022)189
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 215 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
04.06.2021  Communication to the EP concerning the Council's position on amending Regulations for the purpose of reforming the Visa Information System and a Regulation as regards ...
Communication com(2021)303
 
12.01.2021  EU position in the International Civil Aviation Organization as regards Amendment 28 to Annex 9 Section D to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
Decision com(2021)16
 
09.12.2020  Conclusion of the Agreement with Cabo Verde amending the Agreement with Cape Verde on facilitating the issue of short-stay visas to citizens of Cape Verde and of the EU.
Decision com(2020)709
 
09.12.2020  Signing of the Agreement with Cabo Verde amending the Agreement with Cape Verde on facilitating the issue of short-stay visas to citizens of Cape Verde and of the EU.
Decision com(2020)783
 
08.12.2020  EU position in the Commission on Narcotic Drugs om adding substances under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and the Convention on Psychotropic Substances.
Decision com(2020)659
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 30 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
13.05.2022  Signing of Agreement with New Zealand on the exchange of personal data between Europol and the designated authorities of New Zealand.
Decision com(2022)207
 
06.04.2022  EU position with respect to the UK regarding the determination of the date from which personal data may be supplied by Member States to the UK.
Decision com(2022)158
 
15.03.2022  Signing and on provisional application of the Agreement with Moldova on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Moldova.
Decision com(2022)125
 
15.03.2022  Conclusion of an Agreement with Moldova on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Moldova.
Decision com(2022)124
 
08.03.2022  Amending regulations 514/2014, 516/2014 on the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the instrument for financial support for police cooperation, crime, crisis ...
Regulation com(2022)112