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DiscoverEU – 15,000 young people can prepare to set off on their travels around the EU this summer

WVNTR – Under the first round of the DiscoverEU initiative launched by the European Commission, more than 100,000 young people from all Member States applied during a two-week period which closed on 26 June at 12:00. The final list of winners was confirmed yesterday (27 June) in accordance with the award criteria announced. Commissioner for Education, […]

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EU leaders reach agreement on migration after late-night summit

EU leaders take part in a European Union summit in Brussels, June 28, 2018. WVNTR – (EuroNews) – European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration after almost nine hours of talks in Brussels over the sensitive issue threatening their union and zone of free travel, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government. […]

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EU Visa Policy: Commission puts forward proposals to make it stronger, more efficient and more secure The Commission is today proposing to reform the EU's common visa policy to adapt the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological developments.

WVN – The proposed changes to the Visa Code will make it easier for legitimate travellers to obtain a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, whilst strengthening security and mitigating irregular migration risks. Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos said: “Every year, millions of travellers visit the EU […]

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