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Consultation on an Industrial Policy for the Security Industry

Published : 14/03/2011

Deadline: 15/05/2011

The Commission intends to adopt a Communication on an Industrial Policy for the Security Industry in 2012.


The Commission proposes more efficient rules for border crossing

On 10 March 2011, the Commission proposed to further improve EU rules governing the control of borders. Amending the Schengen Borders Code will facilitate the movement of persons across internal or external borders of an EU country, while ....


EU Support to Greece: "Operation POSEIDON" follows up on the RABIT mission

On 2 March 2011, the operation of the Rapid Border Intervention Teams (RABIT) deployed at the Greek-Turkish border is coming to an end. The EU will continue to provide operational support to Greece right after the end of the RABIT deployment ...


The Commission evaluates EU Readmission Agreements and policy

The European Commission adopted on 23 February a Communication evaluating the implementation of the EU Readmission Agreements already in force and assessing the ongoing readmission negotiations. The Commission makes several recommendations for a renewed EU ...


Frontex launches Operation 'Hermes'

Following a request from Italian government, the Frontex mission “Hermes” has officially been deployed on 20 February 2011. The Joint Operation Hermes 2011 will assist the Italian authorities in managing the inflow of migrants from North Africa, particularly ...