Ukraine + 2 more

EU preparedness to welcome those fleeing the war in Ukraine (23 March 2022)


Some 3.5 million people have now fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion. The EU is supporting Member States to ensure their protection and full access to their rights.

Temporary Protection and guidelines for Member States

2 March
Commission issues guidelines to facilitate border checks

4 March
EU activates Temporary Protection Directive

19 March
First transfers from Moldova to the EU under the Solidarity Platform

21 March
Commission issues guidelines for Member States to support them in granting temporary protection