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What is an EU battlegroup?

An EU battlegroup is a (approximately 1,500 strong) available for use by the EU for Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) operations….

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What is the Nationality and Borders Bill?

The Nationality and Borders Bill was introduced to Parliament on 6 July 2021 building on the government’s post-Brexit immigration and asylum reforms set out…

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What is an asylum seeker?

An asylum seeker is someone who has formally applied in a country other than their own for protection from persecution and human…

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What is the EU Settlement Scheme?

Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, EU, EEA, Swiss citizens and their family members who were legally resident in the UK…

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What visa options are available to EU citizens after Brexit?

Since the end of the transition period, free movement between the UK and EU no longer applies, meaning that EU, EEA and…

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What is the Dublin Regulation?

The Dublin Regulation (also known as Dublin III) is EU law setting out which country is responsible for looking at an individual’s asylum application. This is usually…

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What is the Paris Agreement?

The Paris Agreement was agreed at the 21st UN Climate Change Conference – COP21 – in Paris in 2015. It is a legally binding treaty…

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What is COP26?

The United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, otherwise known as ‘COP’, is an annual summit bringing together most of the nations of the world…

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What is the G20?

The G20 is a grouping of 20 countries: the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA) and the EU plus Argentina,…

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What is the G7?

G7 stands for ‘Group of 7’ and is an informal association of seven of the world’s most powerful industrialised nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the USA. The EU also attends meetings but is not a full member.
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What is the Galileo programme?

Galileo is the EU’s global navigation satellite system which went live in 2016. It was created by the European Space Agency (ESA) and is operated by the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA). 
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What is Horizon Europe?

Horizon Europe is the EU’s funding programme for research and innovation projects for the years 2021 to 2027. The programme has a budget of €95.5 billion.  
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