Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Fist of anger man and crying woman sitting. Domestic violence

"The time has come to move from words to action! Too many women and girls are still being harassed, abused and raped in Europe in public places...

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justice

Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, and Esteban González Pons MEP, EPP Group Vice-Chairman in charge of...

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Germany Raises Security Level

One year on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the EPP Group remains committed to pushing forward tough measures to help the fight against...

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Corruption

"The behaviour of criminals has not changed. They use anonymity to launder their illicit proceeds or finance terrorism. We have to make sure...

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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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Courtroom detail
Press Release
05.07.2017 - 12:28

Historical step to protect taxpayers’ money

“An historical first step towards the harmonisation of criminal law on crimes committed against the EU budget was taken today when the European Parliament adopted the Directive on the...
Employment, Job, Search
Press Release
15.06.2017 - 10:02

EPP Group backs revised EU Blue Card for qualified workers

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted a new law on the Blue Card working permits for highly-qualified non-EU nationals. The revised EU-...
Priorities for the European Parliament
Press Release
07.06.2017 - 14:47

Terrorism: EPP and ALDE Groups want a special committee

The Chairmen of the EPP and ALDE Groups want to set up a special committee in the European Parliament as soon as possible to examine what is needed to improve Europe's anti-terror cooperation...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
30.05.2017 - 12:25

EURODAC fingerprinting database to fight irregular migration

EU legislation on an improved fingerprint database of asylum seekers, EURODAC, was approved today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. EURODAC...
Life jackets for refugees going to Greece
Press Release
25.04.2017 - 12:16

Unifying standards for the reception of asylum seekers

Reform of European Asylum System: MEPs want access to the labour market after two months A new law on EU standards for the reception of applicants for international protection was adopted today by...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
05.04.2017 - 15:06

Finally, visa-free travel for Ukrainians

The European Parliament will vote tomorrow to adopt the Report for the Visa Liberalisation of Ukrainian citizens. They will be able to travel visa-free in the EU (except in Ireland and the UK) for up...

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