Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Counter Terrorism Group

  • Controversial term: German Ministry of the Interior sneaks „Gefährder“ into the EU

    Controversial term: German Ministry of the Interior sneaks „Gefährder“ into the EU

    In order for state protection departments to be able to cooperate better at EU level in the area of politically motivated crime, they need common definitions of the persons to be prosecuted. A corresponding initiative to this end comes from Germany. This way, threats are prosecuted that have not even occurred yet. Under the Treaty […]

  • Council and Commission: EU seeks two high-level security coordinators

    Council and Commission: EU seeks two high-level security coordinators

    After 14 years, the Council wants to recruit a new Counter-Terrorism Coordinator. Her remit will be expanded to include hybrid threats and cybersecurity. The Commission is also creating such a post. The member states united in the European Council want to fill the position of the Counter-Terrorism Coordinator (CTC). The Council Secretariat has sent out […]

  • German proposal: Prohibited EU secret service cooperation through the back door

    German proposal: Prohibited EU secret service cooperation through the back door

    Although this violates EU treaties, the police agency Europol is to cooperate closely with secret services. This involves lists of suspicious persons originating from third countries. The individuals listed there will then be discreetly searched for throughout Europe. In fact, the European Union has no competence to coordinate the secret services of the Member States. […]

  • EU police forces plan new information system

    EU police forces plan new information system

    European police authorities have numerous applications for communication and information exchange. Member States are now developing another platform for large-scale police operations and terrorist attacks. The European domestic secret services have a similar system. Several European police authorities are developing a new system for the exchange of information in real time. Under the name „Quick […]