The first annual report of the European Commission (published in December 2017) was based on the migration trends of 2015-2016 and the first half of
Brief blog by Kateryna Kulchytska on main issues on EU-Ukraine land border revealed by Anatomy of the Border monitoring. First published on Blogactive on November 5, 2018.
This report presents results of monitoring for the quality of services at the twenty international automobile and pedestrian border checkpoints at the state border of
The paper analyses political context of visa suspension mechanism, including public claims of EU officials and European media publications on functioning of visa-free regime with Georgia,
The paper analyses Ukraine’s coherence to migratory indicators of EU’s visa waiver suspension mechanism, namely, irregular migration, asylum seekers, cooperation on return and readmission, entry refusals.
Nowadays recognition of Schengen visas has already become a tool for simplifying visa policies and additional security filter for a number of countries outside the European Union
Article by EWB analyst Kateryna Kulchytska published in European Pravda analyses the visa policy of Great Britain in Ukraine, proving its unproportional strictness comparing to other non-EU
The benefits of Ukraine becoming part of Schengen area are mutually beneficial, as by fulfilling the criteria for Schengen, the EU will have a strong Ukraine with secured borders and a secure situation at heart of the country
On 11 June 2017, Ukraine was granted visa-free regime with 30 EU/Schengen countries, provided on condition of keeping a number of requirements. Most of them
Often, the strive towards visa liberalization is considered a locomotive moving in only one direction, where visa-free regime is a single and final stop, after which the track disappears. Instead, reforms implemented for the “locomotive of a visa-free regime” can serve as a launch for a new and ambitious format for cooperation with the EU.