Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Passport with credit card and computer

“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no...

COMING UP
US - EU flag

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...

COMING UP
Sebastian Kurz

“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...

COMING UP
Passport with credit card and computer

The ultimate key to securing Europe is smart borders - a system of checks and assessments allowing us to know who is entering the EU, from where and...

COMING UP

About

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.

Latest

Courtroom detail
Press Release
25.01.2018 - 17:32

We will continue to defend the rule of law in Malta

After today’s debate and remarks by the Maltese Minister of Justice, the need for reforms to protect the rule of law in Malta is evident more than ever. The EPP Group will continue to insist...
Gavel and european union flag
Press Release
25.01.2018 - 11:44

EU Criminal Records System to log crimes by non-EU nationals

The EU already shares data on EU citizens who have committed crimes. Police and judges, however, lack information on crimes committed by third-country nationals around the EU. Today’s vote in...
Enlargement
Press Release
17.01.2018 - 13:28

It’s either an ambitious Europe or no Europe at all

Speaking in plenary today during the debates with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament,...
Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
Press Release
11.01.2018 - 09:06

Taking money from terrorists to boost law enforcement

Blocking terrorists’ access to financing will be easier with new EU legislation adopted today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Tackling...
Child abuse
Press Release
14.12.2017 - 12:09

EU states not doing enough to fight sexual abuse of children

The European Parliament adopted a Resolution today tabled by Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP calling on Member States to take concrete measures to stop the sexual exploitation of children. Four years...
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
14.11.2017 - 14:42

A rule-of-law dialogue with Malta must start immediately

During this afternoon’s plenary debate on developments in Malta under the current government, the EPP Group will request the immediate launch of a rule-of-law dialogue with Maltese authorities...

Pages

Videos

Loading Video...
Loading Video...
Loading Video...