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Nieuwsartikel30 oktober 2019

Security Union: European Commission presents the Twentieth Progress Report

Today, the European Commission is taking stock of the progress made in the past years towards achieving an effective and genuine Security Union.

The report recaps the initiatives taken by the Commission in some of the key areas of the Security Union including the fight against terrorism, information exchange, countering radicalisation and cybersecurity, while noting that further efforts are still required, in particular as regards actually implementing EU security legislation.

In the context of the terrorist attack that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand in March 2019, the Commission is also recommending that the EU open negotiations with New Zealand on the exchange of personal data with Europol to fight serious crime and terrorism.

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30 oktober 2019