Justice and Home Affairs Council, 7-8 October 2019

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Publication Date October 2019
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A meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council was held on 7-8 October 2019. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Discussion on the challenges and opportunities brought by new technology in the area of internal security;
  • Discussion on the links between hybrid threats and internal security;
  • Debate on right-wing extremism;
  • Discussion on the state of play regarding migration, including the situation in the eastern Mediterranean and the declaration between France, Germany, Italy and Malta on temporary arrangements for disembarkation;
  • Adoption of conclusions on the occasion of the anniversary of the Charter of Fundamental Rights;
  • Exchange of views on the EU's action against corruption;
  • Adoption of conclusions on Eurojust;
  • Discussion on the EU's accession to the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR).
Source Link https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/jha/2019/10/07-08/
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Outcome of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, 7-8 October 2019 https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/40978/st12837-en19_both-days.pdf
European Commission: Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos following the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg, 8 October 2019 https://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-19-6043_en.htm

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