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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Euro bank notes in a briefcase
News
07.02.2017 - 14:16

EU fights 600 million euro annual fraud

The European Parliament has successfully concluded negotiations on legislation that will help fight fraud against the EU’s financial interests by means of criminal law. The Parliament thereby...
Irritated Businessman Shouting Through Megaphone
News
03.02.2017 - 11:26

EU confronts hate speech

The European Parliament is currently debating legislation on audiovisual media services that is in line with 21st century realities on media use in the European Union. Specifically, the proposed...
EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing
Press Release
18.01.2017 - 17:10

We too can say Europe first

“On Brexit, I am grateful for the new elements that were clarified by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in her speech. But I don’t think it provides real clarity”, said Manfred Weber...
Passport of Georgia
Press Release
12.01.2017 - 09:28

Georgia: running the last lap on visa exemption

Georgian citizens will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without visas. The European Parliament’s (EP) Civil Liberties Committee today adopted the agreement recently reached between...
Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Seek Shelter
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 14:31

Fundamental rights: a slap in the face to populism

"This report is a good basis for guaranteeing the rights of vulnerable groups, such as people with disabilities, the elderly, minorities, children and women,” said Joszef Nagy MEP, soon...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
08.12.2016 - 14:44

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects the EU

Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel...

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