Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: EPPO

  • Plans for more data exchange: EU agreement with Interpol delayed

    Plans for more data exchange: EU agreement with Interpol delayed

    So far, only EU states and Europol are allowed to access databases at Interpol, but soon Frontex and the new public prosecutor’s office will be allowed to do so as well. The EU Parliament has drawn red lines for the negotiations. As an intergovernmental organisation, Interpol aims to facilitate international police cooperation in the field […]

  • Europol Regulation: Towards a “European FBI”?

    Europol Regulation: Towards a “European FBI”?

    The police agency of the European Union is to be given more operational powers. A proposal to this effect from the Commission is expected in December, and the German Council Presidency wants to support the initiative with a conference in Berlin. Normally, the European Union should not create structures that compete with the member states. […]