Justice & Home Affairs Archives

  • MEPs call on Parliament to trigger Article 7 procedure against Hungary

    News 25-06-2018

    The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) recommended on Monday (June 25) triggering an Article 7 procedure against Hungary for breaching the fundamental values of the Union under Viktor Orbán’s rule.

  • The end of EU migration policy

    Opinion | Future EU 25-06-2018

    The recent EU mini-summit on migration held on 24 June has reaffirmed more openly than ever before, the fundamental dissensions and schism among member states, if not among EU institutions themselves, in the field of migration and asylum policy. A two-speed EU migration policy would be the best solution to keep EU unity, writes Solon Ardittis.

  • Oettinger appeals to CSU to ease pressure on Merkel

    News | Future EU 25-06-2018

    Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger, an ally of beleaguered German Chancellor Angela Merkel from her CDU party, appealed on Monday (25 June) to CDU's Bavarian sister party, CSU, to ease their pressure on the Chancellor by not setting strict deadlines to fix the migration conundrum.

  • A fateful week for the Chancellor

    News | Future EU 25-06-2018

    Chancellor Angela Merkel's presumably last term in office appears to be by far the hardest of her career. EURACTIV Germany looks at the crucial week ahead.

  • Migration mini-summit: Austria cautiously optimistic

    News 25-06-2018

    After the CSU indicated it did really not want German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Bavarian state election campaign and invited Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, both leaders met during a special summit on migration policy on Sunday in Brussels. EURACTIV Germany reports.

  • Time to adopt the Equal Treatment Directive

    Opinion 25-06-2018

    According to a 2015 Eurobarometer survey, around 12% of people in Europe consider themselves at risk of discrimination. In fact, any person in Europe could potentially fall victim to this injustice, write Birgit Van Hout and Tena Šimonović Einwalter.

  • Conte and Macron compare notes on migration at mini-summit

    News | Future EU 24-06-2018

    Sixteen EU heads of state and government held an emergency summit in Brussels on Sunday (24 June) to discuss migration - a crisis with a destructive potential for the EU. No results were announced, but sources said the discussions had largely revolved around a proposal by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

  • If we fail to reform the Dublin Regulation, everybody loses – especially children

    Opinion 22-06-2018

    If European leaders won't agree on a working intra-European solidarity mechanism, Europe's free movement zone will be at risk and many more children will lose their lives trying to reach safety and shelter in Europe, writes Karen Mets.

  • Poland faces turbulent months at home and in EU

    News 22-06-2018

    Will the European Union continue to allow the Polish government to deceive it over violations of the rule of law? Will the opposition manage to consolidate? Will Jarosław Kaczyński return to Polish politics? The fate of Polish democracy could be decided over the coming months. EURACTIV'S media partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.

  • Asylum seekers use World Cup fan papers to try to enter EU from Russia

    News 22-06-2018

    Asylum seekers from Morocco, Nigeria, China and elsewhere have tried to enter Europe illegally from Russia using World Cup fan identity documents, police told Reuters on 20 June.

  • Macron warns of populism ‘leprosy’, Italy hits back

    News | Future EU 22-06-2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday (21 June) populism was spreading across Europe like a disease that Europeans should fight more vigorously instead of criticising the actions of pro-European governments like his.

  • Tensions build ahead of hastily prepared migration meeting

    News | Future EU 22-06-2018

    Jean-Claude Juncker's invitation to a handful of EU leaders for an informal mini-summit on Sunday (27 June) to discuss migration and asylum appears to have raised more issues than the meeting can solve.