Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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

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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...

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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...

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The ultimate key to securing Europe is smart borders - a system of checks and assessments allowing us to know who is entering the EU, from where and...

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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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Corruption
Press Release
10.07.2018 - 10:00

Seized terrorist funds to be used in stride against them

Two new sets of EU rules will tie terrorists’ hands and limit their access to money for organising attacks in Europe. Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties,...
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Press Release
05.07.2018 - 12:16

New EU border checks to keep one step ahead of terrorists

“There are more than 30 million travellers from 60 visa-free countries who come to Europe every year about whom the authorities have no information until they actually arrive. Those arriving...
US - EU flag
Press Release
04.07.2018 - 16:08

Privacy Shield: crucial for business but improvement needed

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 programme over the past 2 years, will end up...
justice
Press Release
04.07.2018 - 12:21

Poland: there is no freedom without the rule of law

“What we have to do is fight for the interests of European citizens. Not divide them into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Europeans. Let’s discuss the future of our continent...
Sebastian Kurz
Press Release
03.07.2018 - 15:36

Controlling external borders & stopping illegal migration

“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 way: giving more means and 10,000 additional...
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News
25.06.2018 - 10:00

ETIAS will identify terrorists and criminals before they reach European borders

The ultimate key to securing Europe is smart borders - a system of checks and assessments allowing us to know who is entering the EU, from where and if they pose a risk to EU security. The new...

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