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Info Days for Horizon Europe Cluster 3 (Civil Security for Society) on 27-28 June 2023
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Info Days for Horizon Europe Cluster 3 (Civil Security for Society)

Through Horizon Europe Cluster 3 “Civil Security for Society”, the European Commission funds research and innovation projects to address the challenges arising from persistent security threats. These projects relate to the fight against crime and terrorism and external and border security.

Kosovo visa liberalisation signed for entry in early 2024
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Kosovo visa liberalisation signed for entry in early 2024

Citizens of Kosovo will be allowed to travel to the EU –and EU citizens to go to Kosovo- without requesting a visa, for periods of up to 90 days in any 180-day period. After the law has entered into force, the entire Western Balkans region will have a similar visa framework for the Schengen area.


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.

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.

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

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, 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.