30th Anniversary of the Signing of the Schengen Agreement – 13th June 2015, in Schengen, Luxembourg.

On 14th June 2015, Europe celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Schengen Agreement.  This was signed on 14 June 1985 in the village of Schengen, Luxembourg and marked the start of the process that abolished internal border controls between Member States.

Marking the 30th anniversary of the border-free Schengen agreement on 13 June, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned against taking advantage of the surge of immigrants from the Mediterranean to dismantle what he said was one of the greatest achievements in EU integration.