Tag Archives: Press Release,Civil Liberties,Civil Liberties

Better targeted protection for unaccompanied children entering EU

Unaccompanied children entering the EU should be exempted from accelerated immigration procedures given their age and vulnerability according to a committee of MEPs today. The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee adopted the re…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Better targeted protection for unaccompanied children entering EU

“Smart borders package”: A better management of EU external borders

Today the Commission presented its “Smart borders” package. ALDE welcomes this legislative initiative as it will simplify the life of “bona fide” foreigners frequently travelling to the EU, whose number is expected to increase in the futu…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on “Smart borders package”: A better management of EU external borders

A European border surveillance system will enhance detection of irregular migration and help save lives

Today Parliament’s Civil Liberties committee approved legislation to improve surveillance at the external borders of the Schengen area. In 2011, the European Commission presented a proposal to further develop the European border surveill…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on A European border surveillance system will enhance detection of irregular migration and help save lives

ALDE 4 Equality: Celebrating diversity in Budapest

The Group of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is the only group in the European Parliament to have a specific campaign « ALDE 4 Equality « to support political action in the field of LGBTI rights, notably by participating in gay…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on ALDE 4 Equality: Celebrating diversity in Budapest

ALDE 4 Equality: Celebrating diversity in Budapest

The Group of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is the only group in the European Parliament to have a specific campaign « ALDE 4 Equality « to support political action in the field of LGBTI rights, notably by participating in gay…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , | Comments Off on ALDE 4 Equality: Celebrating diversity in Budapest

Current breaches of Schengen rules show the need for an EU evaluation mechanism

Following the decision of Justice and Home Affairs ministers on 7 June 2012 to unilaterally change the legal base of the new Schengen Evaluation Mechanism in order to exclude Parliament from its co-legislative role, the European Parliamen…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Current breaches of Schengen rules show the need for an EU evaluation mechanism

EU-US Terrorism Finance Tracking Programme agreement is a dead letter

ALDE is calling for a debate with the Commission on the implementation of the EU-US Terrorism Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP) agreement, given the alarming conclusions that have emerged from the second monitoring of the Joint Supervisor…

more …

Posted in ALDE | Tagged , , | Comments Off on EU-US Terrorism Finance Tracking Programme agreement is a dead letter