Latest in Tag: Schengen Highlight

Latest in Tag: Schengen

Europe’s Schengen Area: What you need to know

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 …

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EU border controls ‘have to remain an exception’

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 …

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