Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for EU policies in matters regarding security, migration, border security and anti-terrorism measures.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • internal security (combatting crime, anti-terrorism measures)
  • immigration and asylum policy (visa policy, Schengen area)
  • migration and borders (biometrics, repatriation)
  • cooperation with other countries and organisations in the field of security and migration
  • fostering European citizenship and European civic awareness

On January 1st 2015 DG Migration and Home Affairs was known as DG Home Affairs. Up until July 1st 2010 the tasks of this DG were part of DG justice, freedom and security i.

 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 537 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
14.02.2024  Implementation of Regulation (EU) 2021/784 on addressing the dissemination of terrorist content online.
Report com(2024)64
 
06.02.2024  Combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child sexual abuse material and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (recast).
Directive com(2024)60
 
02.02.2024  Evaluation of Regulation (EU) 2019/1896 on the European Border and Coast Guard, including a review of the Standing Corps.
Report com(2024)75
 
18.01.2024  Second report on the state of play of preparations for the full implementation of the VIS Regulation in accordance with Article 11(3) of Regulation (EU) 2021/1134.
Report com(2024)13
 
09.01.2024  EU position in the sixty-seventh session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on the scheduling of substances under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961, as ...
Decision com(2024)2
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 252 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
29.09.2023  Signing and provisional application of the Agreement with Liechtenstein on supplementary rules in relation to the instrument for financial support for border management ...
Decision com(2023)549
 
19.09.2023  Extension of temporary protection as introduced by Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/382.
com(2023)546
 
10.07.2023  Signing of the Agreement with Switzerland on supplementary rules in relation to the instrument for financial support for border management and visa policy, as part of ...
Decision com(2023)389
 
10.07.2023  Signing of the Agreement with Norway on supplementary rules in relation to the instrument for financial support for border management and visa policy, as part of the ...
Decision com(2023)387
 
10.07.2023  Signing of the Agreement with Iceland on supplementary rules in relation to the instrument for financial support for border management and visa policy, as part of the ...
Decision com(2023)385
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 15 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
18.10.2022  Coordinated approach by the Union to strengthen the resilience of critical infrastructure.
Recommendation com(2022)551
 
15.03.2022  Signing and on provisional application of the Agreement with Moldova on operational activities carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Moldova.
Decision com(2022)125
 
08.03.2022  Amending regulations 514/2014, 516/2014 on the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the instrument for financial support for police cooperation, crime, crisis ...
Regulation com(2022)112
 
08.12.2021  Automated data exchange for police cooperation (“Prüm II”).
Regulation com(2021)784
 
25.11.2021  Amendment of Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/1632 as regards a coordinated approach to facilitate safe travel during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Schengen area.
Recommendation com(2021)755