Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: EASO

  • Action plan on Afghanistan: Europol to hire evacuated staff from Kabul

    Action plan on Afghanistan: Europol to hire evacuated staff from Kabul

    A high-ranking EU advisor has drawn up recommendations for the Council and the Commission on how to deal with evacuees and refugees from Afghanistan. The focus is on more cooperation with secret services and NATO. The European Union’s anti-terrorism coordinator…

  • Corona and the situation of refugees in Germany

    Corona and the situation of refugees in Germany

    Restrictions on movement and contact, border closures, travel bans – the Covid 19 pandemic also means considerable limitations on civil liberties and fundamental rights in Germany. Many measures, however, particularly affect refugees. On 16 March the European Union closed its…

  • Western Balkans: Clandestine connection to EU databases

    Western Balkans: Clandestine connection to EU databases

    Even without imminent EU accession, all third countries in South-East Europe will gradually be connected to European information systems. They will set up a fingerprint database along the lines of the EU model and, as in the Prüm Treaty, will…

  • EU external borders: Frontex ends test with unmanned airship

    EU external borders: Frontex ends test with unmanned airship

    The EU border agency Frontex is responsible for the security of the external borders. Its tasks also include testing new surveillance technologies. The Portuguese National Guard, among others, provides support. The Greek coast guard has completed the test of an…

  • The road to a population register: EU Commission outlines roadmap for a “common repository of data”

    The road to a population register: EU Commission outlines roadmap for a “common repository of data”

    With the statement “Data protection is all well and good, but in times of crisis like these, security takes precedence” the German Minister of the Interior called in March 2016 for a restructuring of EU databases. Major information systems, including…