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Consultation on the renewal of the EU Internal Security Strategy

Policy field(s)

Home Affairs; Internal Security, Organised crime & Human Trafficking, Crisis & Terrorism, Police cooperation, External Relations

Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute. Contributions are sought from persons, Member States, EU Institutions, local, regional and national authorities, international organisations, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, academic institutions, third countries, social partners and civil society.

Period of consultation

From 14 July 2014 to 3 October 2014

Objective of the consultation

The aim of the consultation is to collect opinions with a view to the renewal of the EU Internal Security Strategy for 2015-2020. In particular, you are invited to address the following questions.

  1. Which specific challenges need to be tackled by EU action in the coming five years regarding international crime, radicalisation and terrorism, cybercrime and cyber-attacks, natural and man-made disasters? What role should the border security have in addressing those challenges?
  2. Taking into account the developments in the next five years, which are the actions to be launched at the EU level?
  3. Which specific research, technology and innovation initiatives are needed to strengthen the EU´s capabilities to address security challenges?
  4. What is needed to safeguard rights of European citizens when developing future EU security actions?
  5. How can the EU´s foreign policy improve the security within the EU and/or your country?

How to submit your contribution

Contributions must be addressed to

In your reply, please indicate whether you are replying as citizen, organisation or public authority.

Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

Contact details

Responsible service:

Directorate-General for Home Affairs Unit A3 – Police cooperation and relations with Europol and CEPOL


Postal address:

European Commission
Directorate-General for Home Affairs
Unit A3 – Police cooperation and relations with Europol and CEPOL
B - 1049 Brussels

Reference documents and other, related consultations

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Member states




Other contributions

Deadline: from 04/10/2014 to: 04/10/2014