Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Western Balkans

  • First deployment on the edge of a war zone: EU sends Frontex to Moldova

    First deployment on the edge of a war zone: EU sends Frontex to Moldova

    In just a few days, the Republic of Moldova could command units of the EU border force, the deployment is already being prepared. However, a status agreement currently being negotiated with the government in Chisinau would have to exclude operations in Transnistria, where Russia has stationed military forces. The EU Commission and the member states […]

  • Status agreement with Senegal: Frontex might operate in Africa for the first time

    Status agreement with Senegal: Frontex might operate in Africa for the first time

    The border agency in Warsaw could deploy drones, vessels and personnel. It would be the first mission in a country that does not directly border the EU. Mauretania might be next. As a „priority third state“ in West Africa, Senegal has long been a partner for migration-related security cooperation with the EU. The government in […]

  • Frontex and Europol: How refugees are tracked digitally

    Frontex and Europol: How refugees are tracked digitally

    EU agencies advise increased confiscation and extraction of asylum seekers‘ mobile phones and now provide a manual on how to do so. Apps to encrypt or disguise locations are disliked in the report as „countermeasures“ to surveillance. Often the mobile phones they carry are the only connection between refugees and their relatives and friends in […]

  • 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 proposes 22 measures for dealing with Afghan refugees. An action plan, published by the British […]