Union Resettlement Framework: extracts from the vote and statement by Malin BJÖRK (GUE/NGL,SE), rapporteur
Event date: 12/10/2017
During the meeting of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), MEPs vote plans to provide a safe and clear passage to the EU for people in need of international protection. The proposal provides for common rules on the admission and transfer of non-EU nationals who have asked for protection in one of the Member States. It aims to prevent thousands more from drowning in the Mediterranean. Malin BJÖRK (GUE/NGL,SE) expresses himself following the meeting.