Sunday, April 21, 2019

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls: policymakers speak out

Policymakers across Europe have used the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019 to draw attention to violence against women and girls. Liliane Maury Pasquier, President...
European Agenda on Migration

European Agenda on Migration sees “significant progress”

After taking stock of the progress the EU has made on migration, the European Commission has laid out a set of measures for continued...
UN businesses lack cyber awareness

UK businesses lack cyber awareness, report finds

A new report from the UK government has found that boards at some of the country’s largest companies do not understand the implications of...
eu financial crime

EU financial crime: committee calls for financial police force

The European Parliament’s tax and financial crime committee has adopted new plans for an overhaul of the EU’s approach to financial crimes. The Special Committee...
Belarus arms sanctions

Belarus arms sanctions extended

The European Council has decided to extend restrictive measures on Belarus, including an arms embargo and individual travel bans, for another year. The arms embargo...
day for victims of crime

Day for Victims of Crime commemorated

European Commissioner Věra Jourová has released a statement in honour of European Day for Victims of Crime, which falls today. The Commissioner for Justice, Consumers...
ID card security

ID card security to be tightened

Representatives for the EU Presidency and the European Parliament have reached an agreement on boosting the security of EU identity cards and residency documents. The...
free and fair european elections

Free and fair European elections: Council to act

The European Council has announced its conclusions on implementing “free and fair” practice in the approaching European Parliament elections. The conclusions, adopted on Tuesday, come...
Malta and Slovakia

Malta and Slovakia criticised over journalist deaths

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee has expressed “serious concerns” over the rule of law in Malta and Slovakia. Following the conclusions of a working...
immigration liaison officers

Immigration liaison officers: EU agreement reached

EU representatives have reached an informal agreement on streamlining coordination between immigration liaison officers working in non-EU countries. The European Parliament and EU presidency have...

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