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Challenges and impact on freedom of movement within the EU

The economic crisis, as well as current migration challenges and their impact on freedom of movement within the EU, have revealed internal divisions within the Union and Europeans‘ increasing mistrust.

“It is high time to improve the principles of horizontal subsidiarity and proportionality and to break the glass ceiling between the general public and the EU institutions. We must ensure civil society involvement in democratic processes and European policy making. We must work together for the future of this Union,”

said Luca Jahier, President of the EESC‘s Various Interests Group and rapporteur for the opinion.

Fully Schengen members (EU member states which...

Fully Schengen members (EU member states which have implemented the Schengen Agreement) Associated Schengen members (non-EU member states which have implemented the Schengen Agreement) Other EU member states (EU member states which have not implemented the Schengen Agreement yet) EU member states which apply only some Schengen laws (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Preceding article: The World Wide Refugee and Migrant Crisis and a possible solution for it

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Additional reading:

  1. Schengen area and Freedom for Europeans being put to the test as never before
  2. Can We Pay The Price To Free Humanity?
  3. Are people willing to take the responsibility for others

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