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Security: civil liberties MEPs debate changing trends in terrorist threats

LIBE 23-05-2016 - 18:49

The rise in jihadist attacks, terrorists' profiles and the special role of women in ISIS, recruitment of young people on social media and ISIS communication strategies, terrorist financing, the links between terrorism and crime and striking the right balance between privacy and security on encryption were among the topics debated by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs and Head of the Europol Counter Terrorism Centre Manuel Navarrete Paniagua on Monday afternoon. (Přečtěte si více)

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MEPs to go to Greece to check on refugees and implementation of EU-Turkey deal

LIBE 13-05-2016 - 14:43

A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Greece from 18 to 20 May to check the situation of refugees at the external borders of the EU and assess how the EU-Turkey deal to manage migrant and asylum-seekers flows into the EU is being implemented. MEPs will visit the Greece/FYROM border, the island of Lesvos and Athens. They will also meet representatives of the Greek Government, and EU and international bodies, as well as NGOs. (Přečtěte si více)

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Visa liberalisation for Turkey: EU criteria must be met, say MEPs

LIBE 10-05-2016 - 10:38

The EU should make sure that all its requirements are met before granting Turkey visa-free access to the Schengen area, stressed Civil Liberties Committee MEPs in a debate with the EU Commission on Monday. Most MEPs criticised the Commission for proposing a visa waiver for Turkish nationals even though the country has not yet fulfilled all the criteria. Turkey should not be discriminated, but neither should it receive preferential treatment, they agreed. (Přečtěte si více)

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Europol: MEPs endorse new powers to step up EU police counter-terrorism drive

LIBE 28-04-2016 - 15:37

The EU police agency Europol will soon be able to step up efforts to fight terrorism, cybercrime and other criminal offences and respond faster, thanks to new governance rules endorsed by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Thursday. The new powers come with strong data protection safeguards and democratic oversight. (Přečtěte si více)

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Brussels attacks: MEPs call for an EU approach and effective data sharing

LIBE 25-04-2016 - 16:52

The EU needs a coordinated approach to fight terrorism and it is essential that member states improve information exchange in the area of security, Civil Liberties Committee MEPs agreed in a debate on the 22 March attacks in Brussels with the Belgian ministers for security and the interior, Jan Jambon, and justice, Koen Geens. (Přečtěte si více)

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Fate of 10,000 missing refugee children debated in Civil Liberties Committee

LIBE 21-04-2016 - 18:06

How to protect unaccompanied minors and cooperate across borders to find missing children fast were the key issues in an emotional Civil Liberties Committee debate on Thursday about the fate of 10,000 refugee children who have gone missing in Europe. (Přečtěte si více)

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Turkey must fulfil all criteria to get visa-free travel to the EU, say MEPs

LIBE 21-04-2016 - 17:59

Turkey must fulfil all the requirements laid down by the EU in order to be granted visa-free access to the Schengen area, stressed Civil Liberties Committee MEPs in Thursday’s debate on Ankara’s progress in delivering on its visa liberalisation roadmap. (Přečtěte si více)

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Foreign fighters: Civil Liberties Committee debates how to tackle the phenomenon

LIBE 20-04-2016 - 14:24

Links between organised crime and terrorism, how to handle people returning from conflict zones, de-radicalisation and the need for a common definition of terrorism and means to prove terrorist intent were among the issues raised in the Civil Liberties Committee’s “foreign fighters” debate with Eurojust President Michèle Coninsx on Wednesday. On Thursday MEPs will debate plans for external border checks on EU citizens. (Přečtěte si více)

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Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs - meeting 21/04/2016 (AM)

LIBE 15-04-2016 - 12:31

Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs - meeting 21/04/2016 (AM) (Přečtěte si více)

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EU - Turkey migration deal: Civil Liberties MEPs push for answers

LIBE 07-04-2016 - 12:23

Civil Liberties MEPs quizzed the Commission on the conditions in the Greek reception facilities, the number and background of staff carrying out asylum interviews, returns and conditions for refugees in Turkey during this morning's debate on the EU-Turkey migration deal. MEPs also stressed the need to respect international law and live up to EU standards. (Přečtěte si více)