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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Press Release
19.04.2012 - 12:00

PNR: new EU-USA agreement major step forward.

The European Parliament endorsed the new EU-US agreement on passenger name records (PNR) today by 409 votes in favour (an absolute majority), 226 against and 33 abstentions. "This is a victory...
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16.04.2012 - 10:45

New EU-US PNR agreement: increased protection of personal data

Have you ever heard of 'David Headley'? Does this name ring a bell? Sound familiar? He is the US citizen responsible for a series of attacks in the city of Mumbai, India, in 2008, which...
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Press Release
04.04.2012 - 12:00

Roma Day: EPP Group dedicated to making further progress

Commenting on the International Roma day on 8 April, the Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Joseph Daul MEP, and Lívia Járóka MEP, the only Member of the...
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News
02.04.2012 - 10:15

European Citizens' Initiative

On 1 April, the European Citizens' Initiative will officially enter into force. The EPP Group welcomes this major step towards more participatory democracy. This new tool was a major innovation...
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Press Release
27.03.2012 - 13:45

PNR: New EU-US agreement is a major step forward.

The Home Affairs and Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament endorsed the new EU-U.S. agreement on Passenger Name Record (PNR) today. "Although the agreement may not 100 per-cent...
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Press Release
27.03.2012 - 13:30

First step to support and protect rights of crime victims

The EPP Group today welcomed the approval by the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) of the European Parliament of the first legislative package to strengthen the rights of the...

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