Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Council of the European Union

  • EU law: No one can stop Frontex

    EU law: No one can stop Frontex

    For the first time, the EU border agency commands and arms its own police force. Because its director is „fully independent“, this reinforces a glaring control deficit. Frontex is an agency which was established by the Council of the European Union in 2004 with Regulation 2007/2004 without a parliamentary decision. It was only subsequently given […]

  • After Albania and Montenegro, Frontex now plans mission in Serbia

    After Albania and Montenegro, Frontex now plans mission in Serbia

    After Albania, the EU Border Agency has started an operation in Montenegro. The mission at the Croatian land border is to be extended to the sea borders. A status agreement with northern Macedonia is about to be signed, negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina are continuing. On 15 July the EU border agency Frontex launched a […]

  • Classified documents: Great Britain has been massively violating Schengen rules for years

    Classified documents: Great Britain has been massively violating Schengen rules for years

    Because of serious breaches, British participation in Europe’s SIS II should have been terminated long ago. With two years delay, the Commission now made proposals to remedy the shortcomings. This fuels the suspicion that the country should continue to participate in the database despite having left the EU. The Schengen Information System (SIS II) is […]