EU Security Strategy presented
The European Commission has presented its new European Agenda on Security
The agenda defines three areas for better cooperation between EU institutions and Member States: preventing terrorism and countering radicalisation; fighting organised crime; and fighting cybercrime. The security strategy also includes proposals to strengthen the link between security and development in EU external action.
The key actions included in the strategy are: Countering radicalisation; Updating the Framework Decision on Terrorism; Cutting the financing of criminals; Enhancing dialogues with the IT industry; Strengthening the legal framework on firearms; Reinforcing our tools to fight cybercrime; and enhancing the capacities of Europol, including through the creation of a European Counter Terrorist Centre.
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