Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: JHA

  • Terrorism, crime, migration: Nine EU agencies active because of Ukraine war

    Terrorism, crime, migration: Nine EU agencies active because of Ukraine war

    Most of the action is being taken by Europol and Frontex, which together have deployed around 280 staff to the region. Eurojust collects evidence against war crimes. The agency for the operation of large databases, on the other hand, plays a minor role. At the end of March, the European Council called on its member […]

  • EU instead of EC: New directive facilitates cross-border data exchange

    EU instead of EC: New directive facilitates cross-border data exchange

    The 2006 „Swedish Initiative“ is being replaced by a new set of rules. This „Lisbonization“ of EU-wide information exchange comes with a uniform case management system and file format, and requires shorter deadlines for processing requests. The European Union could soon adopt a new directive on information exchange between law enforcement agencies. The Commission had […]

  • Strategic Compass: EU to get new secret service centre

    Strategic Compass: EU to get new secret service centre

    The two EU secret service situation centres could soon be merged into a single institution. Their surveillance capacities are currently being expanded. Operational competences are also under discussion. The European Commission wants to take the cooperation of intelligence services within the EU to a new level. In her „State of the Union“ address last September, […]

  • Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    The EU police agency is to process more „big data“ and receive personal data from private companies. Preventive cooperation with third countries will be expanded, this also concerns secret services. On 9 December last year, the EU Commission presented a proposal to extend Europol’s mandate. The police agency could therefore initiate investigations itself without waiting […]