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EU network against corruption is launched
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EU network against corruption convenes for the first time in Brussels

The EU Network brings together all the relevant stakeholders acting against corruption across the EU Member States, from national authorities to experts and researchers, representatives of civil society and international organisations as well as relevant EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies

A Ukrainian family enjoying extended temporary protection in the EU
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Commission proposal to extend temporary protection for Ukrainians in the EU

On 19 September, the European Commission proposed to extend the temporary protection of people fleeing Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, to 3 March 2025. This will provide certainty and support for millions of displaced people and ensure access to education, labour, housing, and welfare.

President von der Leyen, during her speech on the State of the European Union in Strasbourg
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State of the European Union: Our HOME agenda

In her State of the Union address on 13 September, President Ursula von der Leyen raised several key points concerning EU Home Affairs and Migration agenda. These include, the war in Ukraine, migration and the new Pact on Migration and Asylum, and the enlargement of the Schengen area.


Refugees Ukraine fleeing war

Information for people fleeing the war in Ukraine

A webpage presenting key information for people feeling the war in Ukraine about their rights in the EU: crossing the border, eligibility for temporary protection and applying for asylum, as well as the rights of travel inside the EU.

EU Anti trafficking day

Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Protecting our societies from organised crime, including tackling trafficking in human beings, is a priority for the EU. Trafficking in human beings is a highly profitable crime that brings enormous profit to criminals while incurring a tremendous cost to society.

Refugees from Ukraine during their registration process for temporary protection in Brussels

Temporary protection

The EU can offer temporary protection to displaced persons from non-EU countries who are unable to return to their country of origin. Such protection is given as an exceptional measure to help EU countries alleviate pressure on their asylum systems.

Task force migration management

Task Force Migration Management

The Task Force Migration Management works with the Greek authorities and EU agencies to improve conditions for migrants arriving to Greece, including the building of new migrant reception centres.

Ylva Johansson

Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs

Ylva Johansson, serves as the Commissioner for Home Affairs (2019-2024). Devoted to improving conditions for migrants in Europe, and contributing to a stronger and safer EU, read about her work on her blog.