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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 452 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
10.07.2020  Third report under the visa suspension mechanism.
com(2020)325
 
25.06.2020  Temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU.
Recommendation com(2020)287
 
11.06.2020  Third assessment of the application of the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU.
Communication com(2020)399
 
02.06.2020  Asset recovery and confiscation: Ensuring that crime does not pay.
Report com(2020)217
 
08.05.2020  Second assessment of the application of the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU.
Communication com(2020)222
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 200 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  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
 
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
 

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