Aviation is a silver thread connecting all of these elements. Not only for the mobility of our citizens, but also for the proliferation of the threat across the globe.
We have made considerable progress as a Union in managing the migration crisis. In the Eastern Mediterranean, arrivals have decreased with 97 percent. In contrast, numbers are rising on the Central Mediterranean route. But in the last six months, we have improved our cooperation with Libya.
Η αύξηση της διαθεσιμότητας νέων ψυχοδραστικών ουσιών παραμένει μια σημαντική πρόκληση για την προστασία της δημόσιας υγείας στην Ευρώπη.
The Ministers of Interior of France, Germany and Italy and the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs met in Paris on 2 July 2017 to discuss the challenges posed by the increasing migratory flow on the Central Mediterranean route.
La pression migratoire en Italie fait réagir Bruxelles. Commissaire européen en charge des migrations et des affaires intérieures, Dimitris Avramopoulos, ancien maire d'Athènes et ex-ministre de la Défense en Grèce, a participé, dimanche dernier, à une réunion de crise des ministres de l'Intérieur italien, français et allemand à Paris.
Le Ministre et le Commissaire ont pris acte de la situation préoccupante en Italie avec une augmentation significative des arrivées depuis le début de l'année, notamment au cours de ces derniers jours.
The OECD is an important partner for the European Commission and has been doing great work in providing facts and figures on migration.
With each life taken, each injury sustained, it is becoming painfully evident, that tolerance of terrorists' abuse of the internet cannot, and must not, continue. There is an urgent need to do more. Today's meeting is crucial.
ives and dreams of users, families and friends collapse, while, on the other hand, organised crime makes huge, unmoral, profits. Recently, I presented in Brussels the European Drug Report for 2017. Unfortunately ,its conclusions are worrying for Europe.
Today, on World Refugee Day, we think of the more than 65 million people that are displaced globally because of war or persecution. While we think of them on this day, their displacement however, is not just for one day. They are often displaced for many months and years. This is why our actions also cannot be limited in the short term.
However, if anything has become clear over the past two years, it is that we can only manage these issues together. With trust and unity. Instead, we see a rise in extremist voices, in nationalism and populism.
In parallel, all Member States have to fulfil their obligations and fill the gaps of the ongoing operations and of the pools of the European Border and Coast Guard. The management of our external border is a joint responsibility. This is about implementing European solidarity and responsibility.
Secure visa-free travel between the EU Member States and the United States is a cornerstone of our strategic partnership and brings important benefits to the transatlantic relationship by allowing every year millions of EU and U.S. citizens to easily travel in a secure environment between our continents.