Tuesday 25. January 2022

Dialogue to improve the joint action against trafficking in human beings

European Commission

Human trafficking is a semi-invisible, multifaceted phenomenon that requires joint action from political, social and religious bodies for its reduction.

Providing people in need with safe access to shelter in Europe

European Commission

The European Union and its Member States finally need to take their legal and moral responsibilities seriously and open up secure legal channels for shelter for people in need in Europe.

Italian Presidency of the EU: trying hard not to disappoint

European Council

During the second half of 2014 Italy will hold the Presidency of the EU. It will do so with a mixture of ambition and realism.

Frontex and the future of EU Integrated Border System

European Council

Frontex will be a key actor to move from the area of cooperation to a future EU integrated borders control system.

The fence of shame

European Commission

The death of fifteen young men when trying to reach the coast of Ceuta opens once more the debate on human rights and migration.

“So I went knocking on all the doors of powerful people in Brussels’’

Church in Europe

So says Mgr Francesco Montenegro, Archbishop of Agrigento, after meeting the highest European authorities during 5 to 8 November last.

Putting Down Roots in New Soil

Patrick H. Daly

Most migrants leave the home they have known, under economic or social pressure, to escape war or religious persecution.

Migration as a Civilisational Challenge

European Union

In April, Julio Martinez SJ, Rector of the Pontifical University of Comillas in Madrid was awarded the "Economy and Society" prize of the prestigious Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation. Europe Infos interviewed him.

A New EU Migration Policy to attract Foreign Students and Researchers

European Commission

A proposed Directive seeks to increasing the number of talented internationals who may reside in the EU.

EU-Latin America dialogue: trade, but also people

European Council

Latin America wasn’t a priority for the EU in the past, but things are changing.

Trafficking in human beings in the EU

European Union

Although the EU and Member States have adopted new measures to combat human trafficking, better implementation and coordination are the key to success.


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