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Articolo6 marzo 2019

European Agenda on Migration: EU needs to sustain progress made over the last 4 years

The European Commission reported on the progress made over the past 4 years and set out the measures still required to address immediate and future migration challenges.

For 3 consecutive years, arrivals figures have been steadily falling, and current levels are a mere 10% of what they were at their peak in 2015. In 2018, around 150,000 irregular crossings were detected across EU external borders. But the fact that the number of irregular arrivals has been reduced is no guarantee for the future, considering the likely continuation of migratory pressure. It is therefore essential to pursue a comprehensive approach to migration management and border protection.

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Data di pubblicazione
6 marzo 2019