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08.02.2018 - Article

The department for Home Affaires 1 deals with:

  • Asylum and refugee policy
  • Immigration policy
  • Integration Policy
  • Abolition of checks on persons at the internal borders of the EU member states
  • Entry and exit through the external borders of the EU Member States, including the implementation of checks on persons at borders and visa policy

Head of department: Mr. Roy


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
  • Spatial planning, territorial cohesion, urban development, housing, construction

Head of department: Ms. Katharina Erdmenger

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

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