Other events

All other public events organised as part of committee activities involving external speakers or experts.

Health data space

On Tuesday, 23 May 2023, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs held two exchanges of views dedicated to protection of personal data.

Thousands of migrants attempt crossing the Mediterranean every year, and some of them are saved from drowning by the Frontex operation. But that is not its mission.

Last February at least 64 people, including children and women, died after a wooden boat carrying migrants from Turkey broke apart on rocks off the coast of Calabria (Southern Italy). The incident opened a debate on the role played by Frontex and the Italian authorities in rescuing human lives at sea.

Commissioner Jourová

Commissioner Jourová, Vice-President for Values and Transparency, exchanged with LIBE Members in the context of the "Structured dialogue" between Commission and Parliament.

Vice-President Dubravka Šuica

At the LIBE meeting of 26 April, Vice-President Šuica provided LIBE members with an overview of the (legislative) initiatives recently adopted, as well as those still to be adopted in the field of responsibility of the Vice President and relevant for the LIBE Committee.

VISA on a passport ©AP Images/European Union-EP

The exchange of views provided information on the developments in the EU and Members States position regarding the changes in the United States visa policy.

Fighting Child Abuse Online

On 11 May 2022, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse online, aiming at establish a permanent legal framework in the field.

Futuristic image of digital data floating in space and feeding into the earth shaped by digits. Concept of smart digital transformation and technology disruption that changes global trends in new information era

On Wednesday 1 March, MEPs debateed a draft motion for a resolution on the Commission’s draft adequacy finding covering the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, as well as the relevant opinion of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB).

Wooden gavel and books of law

On 6 February, LIBE held an exchange of views with Commissioners Johansson and Reynders on the enforcement of EU law in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice.

passport, stamp in passport

LIBE Committee held an exchange of views with the Commission on 1st December 2022, aimed at taking stock of the status of implementation of the Commission Recommendation to Member States of 28.3.2022 on immediate steps in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in relation to investor CBI and RBI.

Padlock on computer motherboard

On 8 November 2022, LIBE Committee held an exchange of views on the mechanism of the exchange of personal data between Frontex and Europol.

AIDA Hearing on "AI and Health"

During the joint ENVI/LIBE Committee meeting of 8 November, the Commission presented the European Health Data Space (‘EHDS’), the first proposal of several domain-specific common European data spaces that had been announced in the European strategy for data.

Flags of EU and UK floating in the sky

According to the Council Decision on the conclusion of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the European Union and the UK, for a period of five years from 1 January 2021, the Commission shall report annually to the European Parliament and the Council on the state of play of the implementation and application of the Agreement at hand in relation to a range of areas covered by the TCA.