Kansalaisvapaudet sekä oikeus- ja sisäasiat

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...

Passport with credit card and computer

“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no...

US - EU flag

If the EU-US Privacy Shield is abolished, all European businesses - more than 3,000 European companies, the majority of them SMEs - having used this...

Sebastian Kurz

“The European Council has followed three of the EPP Group’s key demands to stop illegal migration and to control our borders in a better...



Kansalaisvapauksien sekä oikeus- ja sisäasioiden valiokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat perussopimuksissa ja Euroopan unionin perusoikeuskirjassa vahvistettujen kansalaisten oikeuksien, ihmisoikeuksien ja perusvapauksien suojelu sekä vähemmistöjen suojelu unionin alueella. Valiokunta tarkastelee myös henkilötietojen suojaamista koskevia kysymyksiä. Lisäksi sen vastuualueeseen kuuluvat turvapaikka- ja maahanmuuttosäännöt, ulkorajojen yhdennetty valvonta sekä poliisiyhteistyö ja oikeudellinen yhteistyö rikosasioissa.


people at a train station
8.11.2012 - 17:30

External Borders Management

Border management is a shared competence between the EU and Member States. Member States remain responsible for controlling their own external borders, while the EU defines the legal framework...
Secure LAN
8.11.2012 - 16:00

Protection of Personal Data

In 1995, the EU set a milestone in the establishment of data protection principles across all EU Member States by implementing the Directive 95/46/EC on the Protection of Personal Data. Since 1995,...
two police officers doing a traffic control
31.10.2012 - 16:30

Progress in combating illegal immigration. EPP Group's

The result of the efforts of the Greek government in cooperation with FRONTEX to tackle illegal immigration and to control the flow of illegal immigration was the main focus of the official visit of...
diverse friends
29.10.2012 - 9:00

2013: the European Year of Citizens

2013 has been designated the European Year of Citizens. Its aim is to ensure that all EU citizens are aware of the rights available to them in a cross-border context by virtue of their EU citizenship...
Backpackers checking guidebook
25.10.2012 - 10:30

Consular Protection: helping European citizens abroad

Today, the European Parliament's plenary adopted Edit Bauer's Report on the Consular Protection of EU Citizens Abroad by an overwhelming majority. The aim of the Directive is to establish the...
Multiethnic Crowd of Men and Women
23.10.2012 - 15:45

2013 European Year of Citizens and You.

The year 2013 will be known as the European Year of Citizens, a year devoted to raising awareness among EU citizens of their rights and giving momentum to the debate on EU citizenship. The European...


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