New European travel system enforced by 2021: Dimitris Avramopoulos

New European travel system enforced by 2021: Dimitris Avramopoulos

By 2021, the new ETIAS system (Travel Information and Authorisation System) will be in place to address some of the problemsof migration, the EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said during the EU – Western Balkans justiceandhome affairs ministers meeting hosted by Sofia.

The purpose of ​​the ETIAS is to increase mobility of citizens from countries in the Western Balkans that are not EU members.

Dimitris Avramopoulos said it sought to strengthen the EU capacity in managing security and migration risks without restricting people’s rights.