Europe owes its open borders to the Schengen Agreement, which allows cooperation and free travel through 22 out of the 28 EU member states. How has the agreement contributed to a united Europe — and will it survive?Early days The idea to remove all obstacles to the free movement of persons, services and capital between …
Latest in Tag: Schengen Highlight
Latest in Tag: Schengen
The ministry received notes that travel agencies convince citizens of possibility of getting visa from any Schengen country
Turkey is asking for visa-free access for its citizens to the EU’s passport-free Schengen area in exchange for Ankara’s concessions in handling the refugee situation. What would that mean, and what are the risks?
Sweden will instate new controls on the border to Denmark at midnight on Sunday as it tries to cope with a big migrant influx: another nail in the coffin of the Schengen zone? Malcolm Brabant reports from Copenhagen.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, some EU leaders have spoken of stricter controls on Europe’s outer borders. Speaking with DW, EU policy expert Urs Pötzsch said that permanent border checks aren’t an option. DW: Mr. Pötzsch, what do you think about the calls for stricter border controls at the outer borders of the …