28 January 2022
Documents recently circulated with the Council of the EU on the proposals to expand Eurodac, for an Asylum and Migration Management Regulation, "emergency measures" for use at the Polish and Lithuanian borders with Belarus, and the latest European Commission update on "the main external migration dialogues and processes since 2019."
NOTE from: Presidency: Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the
Council on the establishment of 'Eurodac' − Information from the Presidency (Council doc. 15002/21, 20 December 2021, LIMITE, pdf):
"Based on the above, the Presidency considers that the compromise represents a fair and
balanced approach taking into account views expressed by delegations. Modifications as
compared to the Commission proposal are indicated in bold and the deleted text is in […]."
Asylum and Migration Management
Articles 3-7 and 61-75
NOTE from: General Secretariat of the Council: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on asylum and migration management - Comments from the delegations (Council doc. 15030/1/21 REV 1, LIMITE, 12 January 2022, pdf):
"Following the Informal meeting of the Asylum Working Party on 10/11 November 2021,
delegations will find attached a revised compilation of replies received from Member States on the
abovementioned subject (Articles 3-7 and 61-75).
This version includes further comments from Germany as well as comments received from Greece."
Articles 45-60, 6(4), Article 2
NOTE from: General Secretariat of the Council: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on asylum and migration management - Comments from the delegations (Council doc. 14392/2/21 REV 2, LIMITE, 12 January 2022, pdf)
"Following the Informal meetings of the Asylum Working Party on 12 and 19 October 2021, delegations will find attached a compilation of replies received from Member States on the abovementioned subject (Articles 45-60, Article 6(4) and corresponding definitions in Article 2).
In this revised version, a contribution from Greece has been added."
NOTE from: Presidency: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on provisional emergency measures
for the benefit of Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (Council doc. 5614/22, LIMITE, 25 January 2022, pdf):
"Delegations will find attached the compromise text proposal. Modifications of the proposal for a Council Decision, contained in document ST 14692/21 are indicated as follows:
-new text is marked in bold;
-deleted text is in strikethrough."
European Commission: UPDATE ON STATE OF PLAY OF EXTERNAL COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF MIGRATION POLICY (Council doc. 5351/22, LIMITE, 14 January 2022, pdf)
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