which will soon have 10,000 operational staff – get its hands dirty by assisting EU countries to return asylum seekers whose applications for refuge are denied. (Used, that will mainly cover returns of those who arrive by boat and so are in “closed centers,” which have not yet been established.)
In moving that may be observed in some countries as a possible attempted power grab by Brussels, Juncker will propose giving the EU a “stronger mandate on returns,” which is able to include the chance seek the travel documents out of the home countries of them asylum seekers who will be to be returned, and then the power to complete the paperwork for return decisions for member countries. An EU diplomat briefing reporters on Juncker’s speech said hello is meant to “help break the deadlock” on migration in reply to criticism that EU doesn’t secure its borders.
Juncker, who’s going to be delivering his final State of one’s Union speech, will likewise propose specific foreign policy areas wherein the EU should switch to majority (and not unanimity) votes, good diplomat. They will include sanctions, human rights and then in launching civilian missions.
In reaction to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Juncker will in addition propose rules for a way political parties is able to use personal data. The measures will comprise of “guidance on the application of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation,” or even a legislation amending the laws on European political party funding, introducing fines all the way to 5 percent of the annual budget connected with a party if data protection rules are infringed.
According to diplomats, the Commission will adopt 18 initiatives which will accompany Juncker’s speech. They should include measures to circumvent the dissemination of terrorist content online, an Africa package that should seek to shift economic relations from doling out development help engaging in trade, anti money-laundering proposals, and a move to scrap the?changing of clocks from warmer times.