Security Union: Significant progress and tangible results over past years but efforts must continue

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission is taking stock of the progress made in the past years towards achieving an effective and genuine Security Union. The report presented today recaps the initiatives taken by the Commission in some of the key areas of the Security Union […]

Security Union: Commission receives mandate to start negotiating international rules for obtaining electronic evidence

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On 06 June 2019, EU Member States agreed to give two mandates to the Commission to engage in international negotiations to improve cross-border access to electronic evidence in criminal investigations.The Council agreed to provide the Commission with negotiating mandates for negotiations with the United […]

A Europe that Protects: Commission calls for more efforts to ensure adoption of security proposals

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Commission is today reporting on progress made in building a genuine and effective Security Union since the October European Council. Good progress is being achieved on a number of security initiatives, including the proposals to remove terrorist content online and to reinforce the […]

A Europe that Protects: Commission calls for decisive action on security priorities

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency. To maintain the positive momentum set […]

Security Union: political agreement on strengthened Schengen Information System

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. New measures to step up the EU fight against terrorism, cross-border crime and irregular migration got a first green light from EP and Council negotiators. Parliament and Council negotiators adopted three regulations to update the Schengen Information System (SIS): in the field of police […]