Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors
Asylum applicants considered to be unaccompanied minors.
In 2016, 63 300 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors, a number down by about a third compared with 2015 (with almost 96 500 unaccompanied minors registered) but still about 5 times higher than the annual average during the period 2008-2013 (around 12 000 per year).
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State aid: EC approves alternative to divestment commitment for Royal Bank of Scotland19/09/2017 14:10:00
The EC has approved under EU State aid rules the alternative package proposed by the UK authorities to replace the commitment for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to divest Williams & Glyn. The alternative package will increase competition in the UK SME banking market.
EC welcomes stakeholders' views on the future of EU finances19/09/2017 12:49:00
As part of the process started with the publication of the Reflection Paper on the Future of EU finances, the EC is organising on 25 September 2017 a conference on the challenges ahead of the EU budget and the ways to address them.
Juncker: ‘I don't intend to force countries to join the euro if they are not willing or not able to do so'18/09/2017 15:20:00
Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the EC,has defended his proposal to expand the eurozone. All EU Member States should have the possibility to introduce the euro, but no one would be forced to do so, Juncker said on Thursday.
EMA concludes review of human factor VIII medicines authorised in EU.18/09/2017 13:20:00
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has concluded that there is no clear & consistent evidence of a difference in the incidence of inhibitor development between the two classes of factor VIII medicines: those derived from plasma and those made by recombinant DNA technology.
ESMA lays out procedure for ETDs access to CCPs under MiFID II18/09/2017 12:42:00
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a procedure under Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) laying out the steps for trading venues to temporarily opt-out from access provisions for exchange-traded derivatives (ETDs).