While there are humanitarian programs based on the national law of Member States, the European Union does not have a legal framework specific to the issue of humanitarian visas, even though the Community Code on Visas and the Schengen Borders Code allow to issue a limited territorial visa “for humanitarian
25 April 2017 – In view of the situation in Hungary, AEDH with Amnesty International, FIDH, Human Rights Watch, Open Society European Policy Institute and Reporters Without Borders calls on the European Parliament to adopt resolution to support civil society, press freedom, academic freedom, the rule of law and fundamental
To members of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
You are about to vote on the Proposal for a Regulation of Procedure of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Entry/Exit System (EES) to register entry and exit data and refusal of entry data
The European Parliament (EP) adopted the report on TTIP in the plenary session of the 8th of July with a majority of 436 votes. AEDH positively appreciates that a public debate on the state of play of the TTIP negotiations took place in the European Parliament, but it considers that the resolution adopted is quite shy. Real prelude to the ratification of the Treaty by the Parliament the resolution sends a contradictory message – that pretends to satisfy both TTIP advocates and its opponents – to the European Commission that has received by the member states the mandate to lead the negotiations with the United States.