Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Security concept

The EU-US Privacy Shield offers legal certainty in free trade and the protection of data; jeopardising it now would be a step back for European...

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Refugees Continue To Land On Lampedusa Island

The common procedure for granting asylum in the European Union - voted upon today in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee - is a...

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Bitcoins

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial...

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

Blocking terrorists’ access to financing will be easier with new EU legislation adopted today by the European Parliament’s Committee on...

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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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Security concept
Press Release
24.10.2017 - 18:43

EPP Group asks for review of ePrivacy mandate

The EPP Group joins the call for a plenary vote on the mandate adopted by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on a new ePrivacy proposal Roberta Metsola, the EPP...
Security concept
Press Release
19.10.2017 - 11:09

ePrivacy and digital innovation must be in balance

ePrivacy is crucial in the digital era we live in. Any regulation in this area needs to be pro-innovation and future-proof. The compromise package on the ePrivacy Directive presented in the European...
International Travel
Press Release
19.10.2017 - 09:07

ETIAS: closing the information gap on arrivals in the EU

The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS), which assesses possible security risks of visa-free travellers to the EU, was adopted today by the European Parliament’s...
Photo of refugees queuing at border
Press Release
19.10.2017 - 08:47

Stricter asylum rules: fair distribution of responsibility

Only 28% of asylum seekers have been relocated from Greece and Italy based on the current EU schemes. Just a number of Member States have accepted a significant number of refugees in the last few...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
17.10.2017 - 15:25

Daphne Caruana Galizia: EPP Group calls for full inquiry

"The murder of prominent investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta is tragic proof that the concerns regarding the deteriorating situation in Malta, which the EPP Group has...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
12.10.2017 - 12:10

EU resettlement: stopping the business of migrant smuggling

A common European resettlement policy which will help people in need of asylum and prevent lost lives on smuggling routes was adopted today by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice...

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