The European Parliament, that meets in Strasbourg, has adopted two funds for asylum and border policies amounting to a total of 16.12 billion euros.
These are the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, amounting to €9.88bn, to support asylum and migration policy, and the
Integrated Border Management Fund, amounting to €6.24bn, for external border management that respects fundamental rights
The funds aim to help manage migration flows, ease integration of third-country nationals and improve border management.
The 2021-2027 Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (€9.88 billion) will strengthen the EU’s common asylum policy, develop legal migration in line with member states’ needs, support the integration of third-country nationals, and contribute to the fight against irregular migration. At Parliament’s request, the money should also s
Source: Cyprus News agency