Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Giving Schengen databank muscle to secure borders

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs approved reports on three pieces of legislation calling for...

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Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, following the latest round of Brexit talks, MEPs and EU officials discussed preparing for a...

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Security concept

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...

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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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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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Border Entry / Exit signage between UK and France
Press Release
12.07.2017 - 10:58

Entry-Exit System to prevent use of false identities

A new electronic Entry/Exit System registering all non-EU citizens arriving in the Schengen area was approved today by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home...
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...

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