Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Club of Berne

  • Privileged third country: EU security cooperation with Great Britain after Brexit

    Privileged third country: EU security cooperation with Great Britain after Brexit

    British authorities continue to participate in many EU instruments in the area of justice and home affairs, and cooperation in some cases even goes further than with the Schengen states Norway, Iceland or Switzerland. The exit from Europol and the Schengen Information System could strengthen the secret services. With its withdrawal from the European Union, […]

  • Brexit agreement: Close EU police cooperation with the UK continues

    Brexit agreement: Close EU police cooperation with the UK continues

    British authorities retain access to the EU-wide exchange of PNR data and are allowed to query biometric records in EU member states. Additional agreements regulate close cooperation with Europol and the rapid extradition of wanted persons. However, the UK must leave Europe’s largest manhunt database. Even after Brexit, Britain retains an important place in the […]

  • Bundestag report finds flaws in the oversight of European intelligence services in The Hague

    Bundestag report finds flaws in the oversight of European intelligence services in The Hague

    The Federal Ministry of the Interior is using every possible means to keep Parliament from learning details of the cooperation between European domestic intelligence services in The Hague. The official reason is an internal agreement between the services. Yet the Federal Government has an obligation to furnish parliamentarians with information, even when there is a […]

  • Yet another new European intelligence forum: the Paris Group

    Yet another new European intelligence forum: the Paris Group

    Intelligence service coordinators from 15 European countries are organising themselves in a new group, known as “G15”. Initial meetings have been held in Berlin and Rome. The attendees were meant to remain anonymous – but one of them has broken cover. Rather unexpectedly, a number of European governments have initiated moves to set up yet […]