Migration and asylum: a challenge for Europe

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The aim of EU asylum policy is to harmonise asylum procedures in the Member States by establishing common arrangements. The Fact Sheet on asylum policy gives an overview of its legal basis and objectives, and of the achievements made. This compilation further includes Fact Sheets on: the EU immigration policy - which intends to establish a balanced approach to dealing with both regular and irregular immigration; and on border management policy.

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Workshops enable Members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest.

Fact Sheets on the EU

The Fact Sheets provide an overview of European integration and of the European Parliament’s contribution to that process.


The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.

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