Implementation of the Four Common Spaces - Space of Freedom, Security and Justice

25-11-2008

Executive summary Scope of the briefing The objective of the briefing is to provide an up-to-date analysis of the state of play on the EU-Russia Common Space of Freedom, Security and Justice. The briefing • assesses progress made under this area so far on the basis of examining the activities carried out and agreement reached on specific issues linked to the common spaces and the wider context of EU-Russia relations; • proposes recommendations which could feed into the democratic scrutiny of the negotiations on a new agreement between the EU and Russia, as well as to the regular policy dialogue with the European Commission. The briefing refers to the Roadmaps for the implementation of the Common spaces and the EU-Russia Common Spaces Progress Report 2007. The analysis of the progress is divided into four thematic sections, covering the areas of “freedom”, “security” and “justice” as well as the EU-Russia dialogue on human rights. [...]

Executive summary Scope of the briefing The objective of the briefing is to provide an up-to-date analysis of the state of play on the EU-Russia Common Space of Freedom, Security and Justice. The briefing • assesses progress made under this area so far on the basis of examining the activities carried out and agreement reached on specific issues linked to the common spaces and the wider context of EU-Russia relations; • proposes recommendations which could feed into the democratic scrutiny of the negotiations on a new agreement between the EU and Russia, as well as to the regular policy dialogue with the European Commission. The briefing refers to the Roadmaps for the implementation of the Common spaces and the EU-Russia Common Spaces Progress Report 2007. The analysis of the progress is divided into four thematic sections, covering the areas of “freedom”, “security” and “justice” as well as the EU-Russia dialogue on human rights. [...]