Schengen Convention


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Schengen Convention

(ˈʃɛŋən) or

Schengen Agreement

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an agreement, signed in 1985, but not implemented until 1995, to abolish border controls within Europe: ten countries had acceded by 1995; the UK is not a signatory
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The following month, the country said that it would provide e-travel notification to visitors of all nationalities with residence permits or valid visas from the United Kingdom or the United States Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Schengen Convention countries.
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For her part, Merkel stressed on necessity of maintaining the Schengen convention despite challenge related to the immigrants' crisis.
The Schengen Agreement in 1985 and Schengen Convention in 1990 led to end of border controls among participating countries.
It is highly recommended to check the entry and exit requirements for travelers as Switzerland is a party to the Schengen Convention.
Iceland is associated with the EU through the Schengen Convention and the European Economic Area.an
The Schengen agreement of 1985 and the Schengen Convention of 1990
Mr Straw said signing up for anti-crime arrangements under the so-called 'Schengen Convention' would help UK police forces crack down on drug-smuggling and international car theft and would make it easier to obtain evidence for use in UK criminal courts.
Especially with the incorporation of the Schengen Convention into the Amsterdam Agreement, EU members have made great strides in cooperation on transferring sovereignty to the EU for the migration of EU nationals; they have also made lesser strides in the development of common policies with regard to non-EU nationals.
Mr Straw said the UK will shortly formally propose participation in the law enforcement and criminal judicial co-operation elements of the so-called Schengen Convention on free movement.
(1) Regulation 1931/2006 establishing rules on local border traffic at member states' external borders and amending the provisions of the Schengen Convention