Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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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Poland/Europe

"The EPP Group fully backs the procedure initiated by the European Commission. When Europe’s fundamental values are at stake, Europe must...

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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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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...
Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Seek Shelter
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 14:31

Fundamental rights: a slap in the face to populism

"This report is a good basis for guaranteeing the rights of vulnerable groups, such as people with disabilities, the elderly, minorities, children and women,” said Joszef Nagy MEP, soon...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
08.12.2016 - 14:44

Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects the EU

Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel...
Joint Operation Triton 2015 - Search and Rescue by Belgian navy
Press Release
08.12.2016 - 10:41

New EU Asylum Agency strengthens EU’s response to migration

Today, Members of the European Parliament in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will vote on the creation of a new European Agency for Asylum, replacing the current European...
two police officers doing a traffic control
Press Release
08.12.2016 - 08:45

More security at EU external borders

“Recent terrorist attacks and the phenomenon of foreign terrorist fighters have demonstrated that EU citizens can also be perpetrators of attacks, and their right to free movement can be...

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