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Next LIBE committee meetings

31-03-2015 - 10:48
Next week, MEPs vote on limiting the use of GMOs, hear what Europe should do about Ebola, meet the Colombian President and bid farewell to Herman Van Rompuy.

- Monday, 30 March 2015, 15.00 - 18.30 (Brussels) and
- Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 9.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.30 and
- Wednesday, 1 April, 9.00 - 10.30 (Brussels) in room Paul-Henri Spaak, (PHS) P1A002

Joint LIBE/DEVE debate on Migration and Development challenges:

- Wednesday, 1 April, 10h40 - 12h30 in room Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 3G3

 All the meetings are broadcasted live and recorded unless otherwise indicated.

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Votes in LIBE on 31 March

30-03-2015 - 09:06

On 31 March at 9.45 LIBE Members will vote on the draft report on Strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be present at trial in criminal proceedings (2013/0407(COD)), Rapporteur: Nathalie Griesbeck (ALDE), on the draft opinion on the Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), (2014/2228(INI)), Rapporteur Jan Philipp Albrecht (Verts/ALE) as well as on the questions for oral answer to the European Commission and to the Council of the European Union on Smart border package (2015/2614(RSP)).

Hearing on the situation of Fundamental Rights in the European Union, 30/03 at 15.00

20-03-2015 - 13:50
Hearing on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union

The main objective of the public hearing is to contribute to the on-going dialogue on the mechanisms and methods to better safeguard the rule of law and the fundamental rights of persons in the Union, as well as to allow for an assessment of the Union's efforts to protect and promote its common values.

The public hearing brings together institutional actors, researchers and civil society organisations to discuss the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union. The first session will focus on the Union's recent initiatives to protect and promote fundamental rights and the rule of law and on the Union's institutional framework in this area. Contributions will come from First Vice-President of Commission Timmermans, Chair of Council's Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (EU accession to ECHR) Kristīne Līce, Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice Kokott, the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Muižnieks, and Amnesty International. The second session will focus on specific threats to fundamental rights in the European Union, bringing together the Fundamental Rights Agency, civil society organisations and several experts. The recent study on "The impact of the crisis on fundamental rights across the Member States of the EU," carried out at LIBE's request, will also be presented.

Joint hearing on the accountability, transparency and integrity of the EU Institutions

19-03-2015 - 10:32
EU Institutions

On 26 March 2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 in room Joszef Antall (JAN) 4Q2, LIBE Committee will hold, together with CONT, JURI and AFCO Committees a joint hearing on accountability, transparency and integrity in the EU Institutions.The objective is to allow a deep discussion at the European Parliament level about accountability, transparency and integrity of the EU institutions and on possible further developments related to these issues. The key conclusions of the Transparency International Report on the European Union Integrity System will also be presented.

LIBE Mission to Washington, 16-20 March 2015

10-03-2015 - 09:04
EU and the US

LIBE Committee sent a mission to Washington D.C. during the period 16 - 20 March 2015 which enabled Members to obtain up-to-date information on the state of play and progress in the US on major issues like: data protection, EU-US agreement on data protection for exchanges of personal data for law enforcement purposes (umbrella agreement), electronic mass surveillance and the current legislative works by Congress on framing surveillance activities, state of play on initiatives on privacy reform (bill of rights) and related issues (discussion on big data/open data), PNR, Safe Harbour and measures taken by US to address concerns raised by Parliament and Commission as regards problems of adequacy.The delegation met different stakeholders relevant to the above mentioned topics such as members of Congress, representatives from the Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, US Trade Representative, Department of Treasury, Department of Commerce, Federal Trade Commission, the Judiciary, civil society and academics.

European Public Prosecutor's Office - interim report: committee vote - 09.03.15

06-03-2015 - 09:53
Wooden gavel, golden scales of justice and bookson grey background - INTA Votes on the Enforcement regulation- 13 February 2014

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs voted on its interim report on the establishment of a European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO). The proposal for a regulation was presented by the European Commission in 2013 and it is currently being negotiated in the Council  by the Member States.  The EPPO will be responsible for investigating and prosecuting criminal offences affecting the financial interests of the Union. The Committee also discussed the on-going negotiations regarding the proposed Directives  on the fight against fraud to the EU's financial interests and on procedural safeguards for children involved in criminal proceedings. The meeting took place on 09.03.15 at 19.00 in Strasbourg.

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Procès équitables: le projet de loi sur la présomption d'innocence renforcé

LIBE 31-03-2015 - 10:58

Les projets de règles européennes visant à assurer le respect dans les États membres du droit à la présomption d'innocence ont été approuvés par la commission des libertés civiles ce mardi. Les députés ont introduit des amendements pour empêcher les autorités publiques de déclarer un suspect coupable avant une condamnation définitive, assurer que la charge de la preuve incombe à l'accusation et garantir les droits de garder le silence, de ne pas incriminer quelqu'un et d'être présent au procès. (Lire la suite)

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09:00 / 10:30 LIBE
10:40 / 12:30 DEVE LIBE


31-03-2015 - 09:01
LIBE Réunion
30-03-2015 - 15:07
LIBE Réunion

Mot de bienvenue

LIBE Committee Chair

En ma qualité de président de la commission des libertés civiles, de la justice et des affaires intérieures (LIBE), je vous souhaite la bienvenue sur cette page.

La commission LIBE est responsable de la vaste majorité de la législation et du contrôle démocratique des politiques en matière de justice et d'affaires intérieures. Ce faisant, elle garantit le plein respect au sein de l'Union européenne de la charte des droits fondamentaux et de la convention européenne des droits de l'homme ainsi que le renforcement de la citoyenneté européenne.

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