Related EU law and policy

11 October 2013

EUROSUR Regulation

Documents concerning the first EUROSUR Regulation (agreed in 2013), prior to its integration in the Frontex Regulation in 2019.

12 April 2013

Proposal for a Regulation establishing rules for the surveillance of the external sea borders

Documents and material on the ongoing legislative process for this proposal can be found on Statewatch News Online and in the Statewatch Database

30 October 2012

Plans emerge for the collection of personal data outside European borders to obtain "comprehensive situational awareness and intelligence support"

At the end of 2011, EU institutions and Member States began work to increase coordination between staff and institutions working on external and internal security policy. Ten months on, a progress report shows that, despite some teething problems, work is well underway with eight Joint Expert Panels established for different topics. [1] Perhaps the most contentious of these focuses on boosting the ability of EU agencies to collect and analyse information and intelligence - including personal data - gathered during the EU's police missions outside European borders.


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