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Justicia y ciudadanía

 

Moraes: "Proteger los derechos de los ciudadanos siempre es lo primero"

Otros Derechos fundamentales20-02-2014 - 16:54
Imágenes del chat con el eurodiputado laborista británico Claude Moraes  

El escándalo del ciberespionaje estadounidense y la protección de datos protagonizaron el chat que el eurodiputado laborista británico Claude Moraes mantuvo el 18 de febrero con los seguidores del Facebook de la Eurocámara. Moraes prepara un informe sobre la investigación puesta en marcha por el Parlamento Europeo después de que Edward Snowden desvelara la vigilancia indiscriminada a cargo de los servicios de seguridad norteamericanos. (Más…: Moraes: "Proteger los derechos de los ciudadanos siempre es lo primero")

 
 

Migrants: MEPs endorse search and rescue rules to prevent further deaths at sea

LIBE Fundamental rights / Immigration20-02-2014 - 11:36
Frontex during a rescue operation  

Binding rules on search and rescue to clarify how border guards serving in Frontex sea operations should deal with migrants and where they should disembark them were approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday. The rules were informally agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators on 11 February. (Read more: Migrants: MEPs endorse search and rescue rules to prevent further deaths at sea)

 
 

Anne-Marie Perret: "El agua no es una mercancía"

Otros Derechos fundamentales / Medio ambiente18-02-2014 - 16:21
Imagen de la sesión sobre Derecho al Agua, la primera iniciativa ciudadana que llega al Parlamento Europeo  

El Parlamento Europeo celebró este lunes la primera audiencia sobre una iniciativa ciudadana. La iniciativa Derecho al Agua pretende garantizar el suministro universal de agua potable y saneamiento y se opone a la liberalización de estos servicios. "Creo que el consenso europeo funcionará", dijo la Presidenta del comité de ciudadanos de Derecho al Agua, Anne-Marie Perret. El eurodiputado socialdemócrata alemán Matthias Groote, Presidente de la comisión de Medio Ambiente, presidió la sesión. (Más…: Anne-Marie Perret: "El agua no es una mercancía")

 
 

NSA snooping: MEPs table proposals to protect EU citizens' privacy

LIBE Fundamental rights12-02-2014 - 20:11

The European Parliament should withhold its consent to an EU-US trade deal unless it fully respects EU citizens’ data privacy, says an inquiry report on US National Security Agency (NSA) and EU member states surveillance of EU citizens, approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Wednesday. It adds that data protection rules should be excluded from the trade talks and negotiated separately with the US. (Read more: NSA snooping: MEPs table proposals to protect EU citizens' privacy)

 
 

Human rights and sports: hearing and press conference

DROI Human rights12-02-2014 - 16:32
The trophy of the upcoming World Cup Brazil 2014  

On Thursday 13 February the Subcommittee on Human Rights held a hearing on "sport and human rights, focussing on the situation of migrant workers in Qatar". (Read more: Human rights and sports: hearing and press conference )

 
 

Los eurodiputados votan el informe sobre el escándalo del ciberespionaje

Otros Derechos fundamentales / Relaciones exteriores12-02-2014 - 13:42
Escudo de la Agencia Nacional de Seguridad estadounidense ©BELGA/DPA/N.Armer.  

El escándalo del ciberespionaje perpetrado por los servicios de seguridad de Estados Unidos y otros países ha llevado a la Eurocámara a investigar cómo se ha visto afectado al derecho a la privacidad de los europeos. La comisión parlamentaria de Libertades Civiles votó este 12 de febrero el informe que reúne las conclusiones de más de quince sesiones en las que han participado las instituciones de la UE, parlamentarios nacionales, el Congreso de EEUU, empresas de informáticas, ONG y periodistas. (Más…: Los eurodiputados votan el informe sobre el escándalo del ciberespionaje)

 
 

MEPs to debate corruption across the EU with Commissioner Malmström

LIBE Justice and home affairs12-02-2014 - 10:52

The Civil Liberties Committee will debate the first ever EU Anti-Corruption Report with Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on Wednesday, 12 February, at 15.00. The report, presented on 3 February, explains what anti-corruption measures are in place in each EU member state, which ones are working well, what could be improved and how. (Read more: MEPs to debate corruption across the EU with Commissioner Malmström)

 
 

Easier for small firms and citizens to recover debts across borders

JURI Justice and home affairs11-02-2014 - 12:38

Firms or citizens recovering debts across EU borders could be able to get the debtor's bank account frozen under a draft law agreed with Council and endorsed by legal affairs MEPs on Tuesday. The European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) should be quicker and cheaper to use than national proceedings. The EP amended the proposal to prevent abuse and safeguard alleged debtors. (Read more: Easier for small firms and citizens to recover debts across borders)

 
 

Debate on Syrian refugees in Bulgaria and "push backs" off the Greek coast

Plenary Session Asylum policy05-02-2014 - 14:02

Syrian refugees should have access to proper asylum procedures and reception conditions in EU member states, MEPs urged in two debates with Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and the Greek Presidency of the Council on Wednesday evening. The debates focused on the growing numbers of Syrian refugees arriving at Bulgaria’s borders and on the recent deaths of 12 refugees who drowned when their vessel sank while being towed by the Greek Coast Guard. (Read more: Debate on Syrian refugees in Bulgaria and "push backs" off the Greek coast)