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Commissioner Johansson with Polish minister of the Interior, Marcin Kierwinski.
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Commissioner Johansson meets key stakeholders in Berlin and Warsaw

Commissioner Johansson was in Berlin on 21 February and Warsaw on 26 February. In Berlin, she discussed the new Pact on Migration and Asylum in the Bundestag EU committee, and in Warsaw, she met with the Polish Minister of the Interior to discuss the EU’s support for Poland in hosting refugees.

Group photo of all the participants of the final Trilogue on Advanced Passenger Rights.
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Commission welcomes political agreement on Advanced Passenger Information

The Commission welcomes today's political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the two Regulations on Advanced Passenger Information (API). These Regulations upgrade the EU’s legislative framework, while strengthening security and facilitating border management in the EU.

Commissioner Johansson hosting the 9th EU Internet Forum.
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This year's EU Internet Forum takes on the challenges posed by generative AI

On 29 February, Commissioner Johansson hosted the 9th annual EU Internet Forum Ministerial Meeting in Brussels. The Forum addressed challenges posed by Generative Artificial Intelligence in combatting violent extremist and terrorist content, as well as child sexual abuse, online.


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.