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.
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.
Two new control systems for travelers were considered by the European Parliament last week – the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) and the
Article by Kateryna Kulchytska and Iryna Sushko published in “Dzerkalo tyzhnya” №3 (28.01.2017) analyzing risks for visa-free regime with the EU after its entering into force.
European Parliament and Council of the EU have agreed position on revised visa waiver suspension mechanism. EWB analyzes main innovations introduced in the revised mechanism and their