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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)


Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in committee


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)


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)


Georgia to get visa-free access to the EU, MEPs and Council negotiators agree

LIBE 13-12-2016 - 19:32

Georgian citizens will have the right to travel to the Schengen area without a visa under an informal deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday. (Přečtěte si více)


New Asylum Agency must ensure EU countries respect common asylum rules, say MEPs

LIBE 08-12-2016 - 18:17

The EU Agency for Asylum must coordinate information exchange among member states and ensure they protect fundamental rights, said Civil Liberties Committee MEPs on Thursday. (Přečtěte si více)


Visa suspension mechanism: Parliament and Council negotiators strike a deal

LIBE 08-12-2016 - 09:29

The EU Commission and member states will be able to reimpose visa requirements faster and more easily under new rules agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators on Wednesday. (Přečtěte si více)


Clampdown on terrorism -new counter-terrorism law backed by civil liberties MEPs

LIBE 05-12-2016 - 19:09

Foreign fighters as well as “lone wolves” training and preparing terrorist attacks on European soil will be criminalised under new EU-rules to fight terrorism backed on Monday. (Přečtěte si více)


Mandatory checks at EU external borders: deal done by MEPs and ministers

LIBE 05-12-2016 - 19:07

All EU citizens and third country nationals entering or leaving the EU will be checked against databases, e.g. of lost and stolen documents, under a draft law informally agreed by MEPs and EU ministers on Monday. (Přečtěte si více)


EU-US deal on law enforcement data transfers backed by Civil Liberties Committee

LIBE 24-11-2016 - 11:01

The EU-US data protection framework, known as the “Umbrella Agreement” was backed by a large majority in the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday morning. The deal will ensure high, binding data protection standards for data exchanged by police and law enforcement authorities across the Atlantic. (Přečtěte si více)


Don’t incite fear and hatred of migrants and refugees, MEPs urge EU countries

LIBE 17-11-2016 - 16:46

EU member states should “refrain from inciting fear and hatred in their citizens towards migrants and asylum-seekers for political gains”, said Civil Liberties Committee MEPs voting a resolution on fundamental rights in the EU on Thursday. The rights to free movement and life-saving abortion are also stressed in the text, which will now be put to a vote by Parliament as a whole. (Přečtěte si více)