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European Parliament votes on the Common European Asylum System and reform of the Schengen Governance

Date Published: 17-06-2013

Common European Asylum System

The European Parliament has adopted several measures that form the future Common European Asylum System. These include the Reception Conditions and Procedures Directives as well as the Dublin Regulation.  

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Statement by EU Commissioner Malmström on the Common European Asylum System

Schengen Governance

The European Parliament also voted on a reform of  Schengen governance. This includes two legislative proposals: a proposal strengthening the Schengen evaluation and monitoring mechanism; and a proposal for the coordinated reintroduction of controls at internal borders in exceptional circumstances (amending the Schengen Border Code).

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Commissioner Malmström welcomes rules to protect free movement

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