EU Internet Forum: Unified action needed in the fight against child abuse online and terrorist content online
On 7 December Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson hosted the 8th Ministerial Meeting of the EU Internet Forum. The event gathered EU Member states, industry, academia, law enforcement, European agencies and international partners.
On Tuesday 29 November, DG HOME, together with DG RTD and REA, organised a CERIS workshop, which brought together almost 140 participants, including practitioners, policy makers and researchers.
The Commission has presented an EU Action Plan on the Western Balkans ahead of the EU-Western Balkans Summit of 6 December 2022 and the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 8 December.
Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, DG HOME has been at the forefront of helping people fleeing the war.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.