Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Bitcoins

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial...

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Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together

Blocking terrorists’ access to financing will be easier with new EU legislation adopted today by the European Parliament’s Committee on...

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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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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
12.06.2012 - 13:00

Schengen: MEPs against Council decision

With yesterday's adoption of Carlos Coelho's draft Report on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis in the Committee on Civil Liberties...
International Travel
Press Release
12.06.2012 - 13:00

Schengen: EPP Group calls on the

The Chairman of the EPP Group, Joseph Daul, considers as unacceptable and a breach of the Community method the Council's decision to change the legal basis for the new Schengen area evaluation...
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Press Release
07.06.2012 - 11:15

Schengen: unacceptable behaviour by the EU Council.

"Today's decision by the Council to change the legal basis for the new Schengen area evaluation mechanism, in order to exclude the European Parliament from exercising its full powers as co-...
European Parliament action on financial transaction tax, Ukraine human rights and internal market reform
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24.05.2012 - 14:30

European Parliament action on financial transaction tax, Ukraine human rights and internal market reform

Roundup of the week's European Parliament plenary action in Strasbourg, including an EPP Group-supported call for a financial transactions tax and an EPP-drafted resolution for EU officials to...
Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy
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10.05.2012 - 14:45

Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy

As Europe faces its most challenging period since the EU came into being, the EPP Group has marked Europe Day with a cal to renew the continents unity and values to overcome these difficult times....
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Press Release
25.04.2012 - 11:15

Schengen Area: Temporary reintroduction

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament today adopted a Report which will allow Member States to temporarily reintroduce controls at internal borders,...

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