Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Rear View Midsection Of Police With Weapons

Europeans need to feel safe Our world is a world of change. Old allies are distancing themselves from Europe, old rivals are threatening our...

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Eurojust, the EU agency which facilitates Member States’ cooperation in the fight against organised crime and criminal organisations which are...

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“The people of Romania want a better future in their own country with integrity, transparency and justice. The Romanian Government has...

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Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together

The EPP Group insists on improved controls of cash at Europe's external borders to fight the financing of terrorism and organised crime. The...

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The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs is responsible for the protection within the territory of the Union of citizens' rights, human rights and fundamental rights, including the protection of minorities, as laid down in the Treaties and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. It handles issues of protection of personal data. It deals with migration and asylum rules, the integrated management of common borders as well as police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

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Credit card security
Press Release
03.09.2018 - 18:17

Protecting European citizens from credit card fraud

Year after year, non-cash payments across the European Union are increasing. In 2016 alone, the total number of non-cash payments in the EU increased by 8.5% to €122 billion, with card payments...
Corruption
Press Release
10.07.2018 - 10:00

Seized terrorist funds to be used in stride against them

Two new sets of EU rules will tie terrorists’ hands and limit their access to money for organising attacks in Europe. Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties,...
Passport with credit card and computer
Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:16

New EU border checks to keep one step ahead of terrorists

“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no information until they actually arrive. Those arriving...
US - EU flag
Press Release
04.07.2018 - 16:08

Privacy Shield: crucial for business but improvement needed

If the EU-US Privacy Shield is abolished, all European businesses - more than 3,000 European companies, the majority of them SMEs - having used this programme over the past 2 years, will end up...
justice
Press Release
04.07.2018 - 12:21

Poland: there is no freedom without the rule of law

“What we have to do is fight for the interests of European citizens. Not divide them into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Europeans. Let’s discuss the future of our continent...
Sebastian Kurz
Press Release
03.07.2018 - 15:36

Controlling external borders & stopping illegal migration

“The European Council has followed three of the EPP Group’s key demands to stop illegal migration and to control our borders in a better way: giving more means and 10,000 additional...

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