Two weeks after presenting the European Agenda on Migration
, the European Commission adopted yesterday (27.5) the first proposals of its comprehensive approach to improving the management of migration.
Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos announced that the emergency response mechanism
will relocate 40,000 asylum seekers - 24,000 from Italy and 16,000 from Greece. Syrians and Eritreans will be relocated to other EU Member States over a period of 2 years, under Article 78(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. This provision,