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08.02.2023 - Article

The department for Home Affaires 1 deals with:

  • Asylum and refugee policy
  • Immigration policy
  • Integration Policy
  • Issues of external border protection, European Integrated Border Management and free movement of persons in an area without internal border controls

  • Visa policy

Head of department: Mr. Wolfgang Hammer

The department for Home Affaires 2 deals with:

  • Police cooperation between EU Member States
  • Counterterrorism
  • Civil protection and crisis management
  • Data protection
  • Cooperation between the parties to the Schengen Agreement in the European Union
  • Cybersecurity

Head of department: Ms. Katharina Erdmenger

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community


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