Jennifer Baker is joined by Helmut Weixler, Spokesperson for the Greens Group, to discuss the ‘Smart Border Package’ presented by the European Commission on 27 February 2013. This new system seeks to employ new technologies in order to speed-up, facilitate and reinforce EU border check procedures. Among others, it will introduce a Registered Traveller Programme (RTP) as well as a EU-wide Entry/Exit System (EES).
On 11-12 November 2015, will be convened an international summit to discuss migration issues with African and other key countries concerned. What is at stake? Tim Allan, S&D Group Press Officer has the answers.