EU powers France, Germany and Italy, along with smaller member Malta, will on Tuesday seek to rally the rest of the bloc to a joint scheme to distribute migrants saved at sea
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had been "powerfully encouraged" by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that a solution could be sought in the next 30 days.
Germany's level of compliance with anti-corruption recommendations issued in 2015 was "overall very low," the Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) said.
Washington and Brussels have both proposed solutions to facilitate cross-border access to data for law enforcement officials, but the issue has stirred up a hornet's nest.
European voters go to the polls from May 23-26 to choose a new parliament with many fearing that eurosceptics and populist will deal a new blow to the EU.
The EU statistics agency Eurostat released its 2018 report showing extremely diverse unemployment rates across Europe.