Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: ECRIS

  • New database at Eurojust: Who’s a terrorist?

    New database at Eurojust: Who’s a terrorist?

    The EU has a Criminal Record Information System since 2012, but last week a second database was introduced only for „terrorist threats“. Its added value is unclear and may be the search for „interconnections“. The system also includes „right-wing and left-wing extremist groups“ in Europe. Last week, the European Union set up another information system […]

  • Europe’s largest police database expanded again

    Europe’s largest police database expanded again

    The Schengen Information System contains 79 million entries on persons and objects. These can now also be used by the EU agencies. A new regulation allows simple police officers to question people. With the publication in the Official Journal of the European Union three new regulations for the Schengen Information System (SIS) have entered into […]

  • New database: EU extends criminal records to third country nationals and stateless persons

    New database: EU extends criminal records to third country nationals and stateless persons

    Five EU biometric databases will be merged into a „Common Identity Repository“. The regulations of all systems have to be renewed. The possibilities of the authorities will be expanded. The European Union will extend its cross-border European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) to third-country nationals and stateless persons. This was agreed by the Council and […]

  • Database on “European extremists”: How is the plan pursued since 2001 supposed to function?

    Database on “European extremists”: How is the plan pursued since 2001 supposed to function?

    After each major summit protest, there are calls for a European “troublemakers” database to be established. Centralised data storage at EU level or decentralised networking of national systems would be conceivable options. For a number of reasons, it has not been possible to set up a database of this kind since the turn of the […]