Protecting Europe: the role of police and customs cooperation

Over lunch, the discussion focused on the priorities of the Council of the EU in the area of organised crime and terrorism. Topics that were raised concerned the harmonization of criminal offences, the approximation of legislation, common definitions and initiatives between member states, relevant actors and previous projects.

During the Q&A, the discussion focused on

  • Directive on copyright concerning the cooperation with the European Parliament
  • The influence and support of the EP
  • The advantages of approximation of legislation
  • The exchange of best practices concerning the intelligence specter
  • The future conclusions of Europol on the Council priorities for action
  • Involvement of Eurojust in the work of the Council

Topic:  Protecting Europe: the role of police and customs cooperation in the fight against serious and organized crime, as well as terrorism

Speakers: 

  1. Mr Roland Genson – Director, Justice & Home Affairs, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU
  2. Mrs Nathalie Pensaert – Head of Unit, police and customs cooperation, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU

Supported by the Business Security task force – Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Alessio

 

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