Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Fabrice Leggeri

  • More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    Because of human rights violations, non-governmental organisations are demanding the withdrawal of Frontex from Greece. Their Fundamental Rights Officer, on the other hand, wants to increase the number of EU border guards deployed in the event of violations. Frontex should withdraw from Greece, demanded a coalition of seven non-governmental organisations operating on the island of […]

  • Frontex and Europol: EU agencies with surveillance program

    Frontex and Europol: EU agencies with surveillance program

    After secret data collection on migrants, Frontex hires 250 new officers to profile travelers Europol, the Hague-based EU police agency, is tasked with investigating criminals and preventing imminent crimes. Europol can coordinate investigations if they involve two or more EU member states and stores information in its own databases to do so. For several years, […]

  • New Frontex command structures: Vice directors begin their work

    New Frontex command structures: Vice directors begin their work

    Since 2016, the EU border agency has been given considerably more power. A new management post is now responsible for the currently established armed border force, a deportation unit and data retention. With two new regulations, the Council of the European Union and the Parliament have equipped the border agency Frontex with new capabilities and […]

  • Pistols and ammunition: Frontex chooses weapons manufacturer from Austria

    Pistols and ammunition: Frontex chooses weapons manufacturer from Austria

    With a „Standing Corps“, the European Union has a uniformed and armed police unit for the first time. Whether Frontex is allowed to buy, store and transport weapons at all, however, is controversial. A planned loan agreement with Greece has not yet materialised. The European border agency Frontex is equipping its new „Standing Corps“ with […]