Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Germany Raises Security Level

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

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EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing

“On Brexit, I am grateful for the new elements that were clarified by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in her speech. But I don’t think it...

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Passport of Georgia

Georgian citizens will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without visas. The European Parliament’s (EP) Civil Liberties Committee...

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two police officers doing a traffic control

"If there’s something we’ve learned from the Paris attacks, it’s the lack of information-sharing between intelligence services...

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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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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...
Big Data
News
09.02.2017 - 10:47

Embracing Big Data - laying down the legal framework for a growing industry

It’s really useful to be able to check your mobile phone to see whether there’s traffic on the road before you leave home for work every morning. Especially if you work in a European city...
Euro bank notes in a briefcase
News
07.02.2017 - 14:16

EU fights 600 million euro annual fraud

The European Parliament has successfully concluded negotiations on legislation that will help fight fraud against the EU’s financial interests by means of criminal law. The Parliament thereby...
Irritated Businessman Shouting Through Megaphone
News
03.02.2017 - 11:26

EU confronts hate speech

The European Parliament is currently debating legislation on audiovisual media services that is in line with 21st century realities on media use in the European Union. Specifically, the proposed...
EPP Group October I Plenary Briefing
Press Release
18.01.2017 - 17:10

We too can say Europe first

“On Brexit, I am grateful for the new elements that were clarified by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in her speech. But I don’t think it provides real clarity”, said Manfred Weber...
Passport of Georgia
Press Release
12.01.2017 - 09:28

Georgia: running the last lap on visa exemption

Georgian citizens will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without visas. The European Parliament’s (EP) Civil Liberties Committee today adopted the agreement recently reached between...

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