Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Rear View Midsection Of Police With Weapons

Europeans need to feel safe Our world is a world of change. Old allies are distancing themselves from Europe, old rivals are threatening our...

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Eurojust, the EU agency which facilitates Member States’ cooperation in the fight against organised crime and criminal organisations which are...

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“The people of Romania want a better future in their own country with integrity, transparency and justice. The Romanian Government has...

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

The EPP Group insists on improved controls of cash at Europe's external borders to fight the financing of terrorism and organised crime. The...

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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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Multiethnic Crowd of Men and Women
Press Release
13.07.2012 - 16:00

EU Citizenship Report '13: have your say, your voice counts!

Ahead of the European Year for Citizens (2013), the European Commision is running a public consultation exercise, asking us about our obstacles in exercising our rights as EU citizens, be it when...
Courtroom detail
Press Release
10.07.2012 - 14:00

Crime victims will be treated according to specific needs

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, together with the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee of the European Parliament, have jointly voted unanimously today to give...
ACTA; Schengen dispute; saving lives with eCall
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05.07.2012 - 14:15

ACTA; Schengen dispute; saving lives with eCall

A round-up from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, including the vote on the controversial ACTA anti-counterfeiting treaty; the latest developments in the increasingly heated debate about MEPs...
Application for Schengen Visa
Press Release
04.07.2012 - 11:15

Schengen: Illegal controls at internal borders unacceptable

"The European Parliament doesn't accept that the rules on the Schengen area, established in the Amsterdam Treaty and further consolidated within the Lisbon Treaty, are being infringed by...
Application for Schengen Visa
News
02.07.2012 - 09:00

Improving Schengen: Parliament stands firm against lowering of standards

Europe was founded by tearing down walls. We fought for openness, free movement of people and goods. Now, with the economic crisis as a backdrop, we are at a cross roads and the main question is:...
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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...

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