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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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...
Germany Raises Security Level
Press Release
15.03.2017 - 14:02

One year after Brussels attacks, we are making Europe safer

One year on from the terrorist attacks in Brussels, the EPP Group remains committed to pushing forward tough measures to help the fight against radical terrorism. After the attacks in Paris, the...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
01.03.2017 - 14:22

Ukraine deserves visa-free travel

"We attach great importance to visa free travel as it allows easier, people-to-people contact, the deepening of cultural ties and political dialogue." Ukrainian citizens will soon be...
Corruption
Press Release
28.02.2017 - 12:34

More transparency to address terror financing, tax evasion

"The behaviour of criminals has not changed. They use anonymity to launder their illicit proceeds or finance terrorism. We have to make sure that the legislation addresses the threats to our...
Smart Borders
Press Release
27.02.2017 - 17:52

Smart borders: EP backs safer borders without long queues

The number of travellers to and from the Schengen area is rising every year. Current manual checks of their passports are neither efficient nor safe. The establishment of a modernised system of...
Germany Raises Security Level
Press Release
15.02.2017 - 16:48

EU delivers in fight against terrorism

Following the Paris attacks, the EPP Group set out to achieve 10 objectives to fight terrorism and make Europe safer. The European Parliament will vote tomorrow on the new EU laws on terrorism and...

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