Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar MEP on Citizens, Liberties and Security in the EU after the Lisbon Treaty
About this Event23 Jul 2010 @ 13:15 Citizens, Liberties and Security in the EU after the Lisbon Treaty
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About the Speech:
In his address to the Institute, Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar discussed the enhanced role of the European Parliament since the coming into force of the Lisbon Treaty on issues such as citizens’ rights, civil liberties and the balance to be maintained between the need for security and protection of EU citizens’ rights to privacy.
The LIBE Committee is responsible for the protection of citizens’ rights, human rights and fundamental rights; the measures needed to combat all forms of discrimination; legislation in the areas of transparency and of the protection of individuals’ rights with regard to the processing of personal data; and the establishment and development of an area of freedom, security and justice.
About the Speaker:
Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar MEP is Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE). He is also a Member of the Conference of Committee Chairs and the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
This event is part of the Justice Group’s ongoing research programme on Justice and Home Affairs Policy
Theme: Justice & Law
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