Tiskové zprávy

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Security debate with Commissioner King in the Civil Liberties Committee at 14.00

LIBE 23-03-2017 - 10:43

The first “security dialogue” with Commissioner Sir Julian King on information sharing in the security field will be held by the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday from 14.00 to 15.30. (Přečtěte si více)

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Rule of law in Poland: Civil Liberties Committee to debate state of play

LIBE 21-03-2017 - 11:20

Civil Liberties Committee MEPs questioned Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans about the respect of the rule of law in Poland on Wednesday. The Commission began investigating the situation in Poland under the "Framework for addressing systemic threats to the Rule of Law" on 13 January 2016. MEPs discussed the progress of the investigation procedure and possible further developments, including the advisability of otherwise triggering the Article 7 of the Treaty against Poland. (Přečtěte si více)

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No EU solidarity funds for member states refusing asylum-seekers, says lead MEP

LIBE 08-03-2017 - 12:27

All EU countries must share responsibility for hosting asylum seekers arriving in Europe. So it follows those that refuse to do so should not get solidarity funding from other EU member states, Cecilia Wikström (ALDE, SE), lead MEP on the reform the Dublin asylum system told the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday. (Přečtěte si více)

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MEPs and Council negotiators agree to waive EU visa requirement for Ukrainians

LIBE 28-02-2017 - 19:34

Ukrainian citizens will be able to travel to the EU visa free under an informal deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday. Once the change enters into force, and provided they have biometric passports, they will be able to enter the EU for up to 90 days in any 180-day-period for business, tourist or family purposes. (Přečtěte si více)

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Citizens should get access to data on firm owners to fight money laundering

LIBE ECON 28-02-2017 - 10:13

EU citizens could access registers of beneficial owners of companies without having to demonstrate a “legitimate interest,” and trusts would have to meet the same transparency requirements as firms, under amendments, agreed by MEPs on Tuesday, to the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. (Přečtěte si více)

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EU borders: Civil Liberties MEPs vote to step up checks and data protection

LIBE 27-02-2017 - 18:47

Civil Liberties MEPs voted on Monday for stronger protection and a shorter retention period for data stored in the new EU entry/exit system, which is designed to modernise and step up checks on non-EU nationals travelling to the European Union. (Přečtěte si více)

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Fundamental rights in Hungary discussed in Civil Liberties Committee

LIBE 27-02-2017 - 18:32

Civil Liberties Committee MEPs discussed the fundamental rights situation in Hungary with Justice Minister László Trócsányi and civil society representatives on Monday afternoon. (Přečtěte si více)

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Schengen: Civil Liberties MEPs to debate new extension of internal border checks

LIBE 08-02-2017 - 16:00

Civil Liberties Committee MEPs will question Council and Commission representatives on Thursday about the decision once again to prolong internal border checks in place in five countries in the Schengen passport-free area for another three months, until mid-May. (Přečtěte si více)

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Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in committee

INTA AFET EMPL ITRE ENVI TRAN IMCO AGRI REGI CULT LIBE JURI AFCO DEVE 26-01-2017 - 15:49

The priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees by Maltese ministers at a series of meetings taking place in January. (Přečtěte si více)

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Refugees: MEPs to assess progress on transfers among EU countries

LIBE 11-01-2017 - 15:01

Progress in transferring asylum seekers from Greece and Italy to other EU countries under an intra-EU deal and from third countries to EU territory will be assessed by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Thursday. They will also discuss the results of the March 2016 deal with Turkey to improve the management of migration and refugee flows. (Přečtěte si více)