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Frontex is part of a broader EU strategy to ensure security in the Union. In that context, the Agency is given growing powers and plays a significant role in the implementation of different policies and measures including the Internal Security Strategy of the EU; ongoing work to further link the external and internal aspects of EU security; the establishment of EUROSUR; and the smart border policy.

29/07/2013Unisys for the European Commission: Study on Conferring executive powers on Border Officers Operating at the External borders of the EU
28/05/2013 United Nations: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau: Regional study: management of the external borders of the European Union and its impact on the human rights of migrants
03/05/2013 Note Meijers Committee on the Smart Borders proposals (recommendation to the European Parliament not to vote for the proposal)
12/03/2013 EUROSUR proposal: trilogue negotiations (multi-column document showing the position of the Commission, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament) (EU doc. no. 7142/13)
04/04/2013 Report of the Strategic Seminar "Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters between the EU Member States and Southern Neighbours of the EU" (Cyprus 4-5 October 2012) (EU doc. no.8087/13)
03/2013 Report from the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA): Fundamental rights at Europe’s southern sea borders
12/11/2012 Note from General Secretariat to JHA Counsellors / COSI Support Group - Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security (COSI) (EU doc. no. 15905/12): 29 measures for reinforcing the protection of the external borders and combating illegal immigration. Progress report on the achievements of the project groups  - contains references to future cooperation with Libya
09/11/2012 Note from Spanish delegation to JHA Counsellors/COSI Support Group (EU doc.no. 15906/12): State of play of COSI project group implementing one of the "29 measures for
reinforcing the protection of the external borders and combating illegal immigration": "Measure 4". FINAL REPORT
31/10/2012 Cover Note from the General Secretariat to Delegations (EU doc. no. 15584/1/12): Political and Security Committee (PSC) Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security (COSI) - Summary of discussions held on 2 October 2012
30/10/2012 Statewatch News: Plans emerge for the collection of personal data outside European borders to obtain "comprehensive situational awareness and intelligence support"
23/10/2012 Note from the Commission to Council (Justice and Home Affairs) Mixed Committee (EU-Iceland/Norway/Switzeland/Liechtenstein) (EU doc. no. 15358/12): Greece's National Action Plan on Asylum Reform and Migration Management = Information by Greece, the Commission, Frontex and EASO
19/10/2012 Note from Presidency to COREPER/Mixed Committee (EU doc.no. 15085/12): Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR)
10/2012 Marie Martin, Statewatch analysis: The Global Approach to Migration and Mobility: the state of play
18/10/2012 Note from Presidency to Delegations (EU doc.no. 15063/12): Implementation of measures identified as contributing to the successful enlargement of the Schengen area to include Romania and Bulgaria
18/10/2012 Note from Presidency to COREPER (EU doc.no. 15071/12): EU Action on Migratory Pressures - A Strategic Response- Biannual update
18/10/2012 EUROJUST: Strategic Seminar on Judicial Cooperation with southern neighbours of the EU (Frontex amongst participants)
03/10/2012 European Commission's reply to a petition calling for rescue at sea of migrants (EveryOne Group, the Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change, and NGO Ghandi)
18-19/07/2012 Opinion of the Committee of the Regions (EU doc. no. CIVEX-V-025): the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility
29/06/2012 Note from Presidency to Delegations (EU doc. no. 12024/12) EU Action on Migratory Pressures - A Strategic Response - State of Play
19/06/2012 Note from General Secretariat to Standing Committee on operational co-operation on internal security (COSI) (EU doc.no. 11568/12) Links between the EU Action on Migratory Pressures and several EU Crime Priorities in the framework of the EU Policy Cycle
15/06/2012 Note from the Spanish delegation to JHA Counsellors / COSI Support Group (EU doc. no. 9336/1/12 REV 1): Final report of COSI project group on "Measure 16"
10/05/2012 Outcome of Proceedings, Council of the European Union (EU doc. no. 9650/12) EU Action on Migratory Pressures - A Strategic Response
08/03/2012 Note from Presidency to Working Party on Integration, Migration and Expulsion (EU doc. no. 7262/12) Road map to ensure coherent EU response to continued migratory pressures
12/12/2011 European Commission on EUROSUR:
05/12/2011 Note from General Secretariat to Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security (COSI) (EU doc.no. 18077/11): Scorecard – Implementation of the JHA Agencies report
27/11/2011 Cover Note from Secretary-General of the European Commission, signed by Mr Jordi AYET PUIGARNAU, Director, to Mr Pierre de BOISSIEU, Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union (EU doc. no. SEC (2011) 637 final) JOINT STAFF WORKING PAPER Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2010 Country report: Lebanon
19/07/2011 Polish Presidency of the EU: Informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Ministers Sopot 18-19 July 2011, Smart borders in the Schengen space. The Future of the Schengen Area
06/07/2011 Note from Belgian delegation to JHA Counsellors / COSI Support Group (EU doc.no. 7942/2/11 rev 2): Final report and recommendations of Project Group "Measure 6" (To improve the collection, processing and systematic exchange of relevant information between FRONTEX, other EU Agencies and Member States)
31/05/2011 Note from Presidency to Delegations (EU doc. no. 9501/3/11) Action-Oriented Paper on strengthening the EU external dimension on action against trafficking in human beings – first implementation report/update of information on Member States' external action
25/01/2011 Note from Presidency to Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security (COSI) (EU doc. no. 5620/11) Tightening links between the external and internal aspects of EU security
15/11/2010 Council of the European Union: EU Action Plan on combating terrorism, 15893/10
13/01/2009 Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Malta paper (Interior Ministries' meeting on irregular migration in Southern Mediterranean, call for cooperation with third countries, more capacities for Frontex and solidarity amongst EU states in the reception of migrants)
14/06/2008 European Commission/Joint Research Centre Ispra (Italy):  Integrated Maritime Policy for the EU, Working Document III on Maritime Surveillance Systems
19/01/2007 Report by the European Commission: European Neighbourhood Policy. EU-Lebanon Action Plan
01/04/2005 Council Decision of 16 March 2005 establishing a secure web-based Information and Coordination Network for Member States' Migration Management Services, Official Journal L 083
09/02/2004 Outcome of proceedings of CIREF (EU doc. no. 6058/04): Proposal for a Council Decision establishing a secure web-based Information and Coordination Network for Member States' Migration Management Services, Brussels
14/03/2003 Fifth Report of the European Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the Title VI programmes, SEC (2003) 316
07/05/2002 Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament Towards Integrated Management of the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union, COM(2002) 233 final
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