The various COVID-19 related lockdowns and closures of the EU's borders have reduced mobility, particularly of migrants, making the job of the EU's border and coast guard agency Frontex more difficult. EURACTIV France reports.
The EU agreed on Tuesday (30 June) on a 'safe travel list' including 15 third countries from where travel to Europe will be possible from 1 July, with the notable exception of the United States, where COVID-19 is still spreading.
EU member states are still struggling to approve a list of “safe countries” from where travellers could visit Europe in July, with the issue now being put to a vote, diplomats said on Monday (29 June). EU envoys on Friday...
The EU executive spelled out on Thursday (11 June) recommendations to member states to fully reopen the bloc’s internal borders on 15 June and then allow travellers from selected countries to enter the bloc from 1 July. The 27 EU...
The European Union should prolong until mid-May curbs on travelling to the continent, the bloc's executive arm said on Wednesday (8 April) of extraordinary measures meant to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has included Morroco's pending demands of resources for border management, in a letter addressed to the European Commission requesting further emergency assistance to tackle the surge in migrant arrivals.
The Commission will translate the Council's demands into a set of concrete actions in order to improve control of the EU external borders, Jean-Claude Juncker announced on Friday (6 July) during the visit of the College of Commissioners to Vienna.