7 May 2009, by Centre for European Policy Studies
The Justice and Home Affairs Section of the Centre of European Policy Studies (CEPS) is pleased to invite you to the Final Conference of the CHALLENGE Project «The Changing Landscape of European Liberty and Security ». The event will take place at CEPS during the 18 and 19 May 2009
14 April 2009, by Centre for European Policy Studies
The objective of the 7th CHALLENGE Training School is to revisit some of the major themes discussed in the past and to offer a reflection on potential future developments. Presentations and discussions will be organised in four sections: Security and liberty, Migration and citizenship, Borders and technology, External dimension of Justice and Home Affairs.
16 March 2009, by Brouwer Evelien
The development of new measures dealing with the physical and legal borders of Europe result in various shifts of power. These shifts may lead to changes in traditional forms of accountability and responsibility of national Member States as concerns powers which are transferred to other levels: to EU institutions or other Member States, but even to third states or private entities.
9 March 2009, by Challenge French Team
Prevention themes in order to avoid a disaster have become a key issue of political, administrative and academic views wherever they are security, life or environmental sciences, issues. The term precaution has often been used in the environmental field and an epistemic and theoretical thought has been set up to examine the validity of the concept and what is implied in terms of public policy.
9 March 2009, by Smith Karen
Preliminary Conference Programme
13 December 2008, by Centre for European Policy Studies
The protection and promotion of human rights lie at the heart of the EU’s foundation and priorities. Only through the development and support of research on potential threats to human rights can the EU design and implement more comprehensive policies. The Programme on Social Sciences and Humanities of the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Research Framework Programmes of DG Research has addressed various dimensions of human rights.
5 December 2008, by Court of Justice of the European Communities
The European Court of Human Rights has today delivered at a public hearing its Grand Chamber judgment1 in the case of S. and Marper v. the United Kingdom (application nos. 30562/04 and 30566/04). The Court held unanimously that ...
25 November 2008, by Centre for European Policy Studies
The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) is organizing, in collaboration with the European Economic and Social Committee (SOC Section) and the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) a two-day Conference on The Future European Policy on Immigration, Borders and Asylum: Giving a Voice to Civil Society. This event will take place on the 9th and 10th December 2008 at CEPS (Place du Congrès, 1 - 1000 Brussels).
28 October 2008, by Centre for European Policy Studies
The Centre of European Policy Studies (CEPS) is pleased to invite you to the 6th CHALLENGE Training School on « Internal & External Insecurities: The EU’s Anti-Terrorism Strategy and International Cooperation ». The event will take place at CEPS during the 6 and 7 November 2008
21 October 2008, by Observatorio del sistema Penal y los Derechos Humanos ,
University of Barcelona
The migratory phenomenon gives us an important example of the challenges that European policies have to face related to the respect of Human Rights and the basic guarantees of the Rule of Law. The status of migrants defined by several European migration laws bring together a number of elements which increases migrant people’s vulnerability and perpetuate their image as «the other».
29 September 2008, by Challenge French Team
Antiterrorism collaboration logics, Security technologies and Data protection beyond borders
11 September 2008, by Challenge French Team
The increased use of the exchange of personal data in security matters, which are handled at the European and transnational level, raises crucial questions from two angles; The political implications of the harmonisation of technical systems for the exchange of data, and also from the point of view of the legal and judicial guarantees offered to citizens and foreigners in the field of data protection.
26 August 2008, by Centre for European Policy Studies
This event will aim at providing a forum for policy makers, social partners, civil society actors and academics to exchange views on the current treatment of A8 migrant workers within the EU and to test and develop the thinking in the field in the prospect of future developments the opening of the labour market to A2 workers.
13 August 2008, by Challenge
How should data protection mechanisms be adjusted in light of the recent IT tools developed to meet current security requirements?
11 August 2008, by Centre for European Policy Studies,
In this Seminar we will address the European Arrest Warrant from a national and European perspective. By looking at its implementation in a number of selected countries, we will allow to assess the distinctive constitutional issues raised by such a tool. This Seminar will provide a unique opportunity for policy makers, social partners, civil society actors and academics to exchange views on the critical aspects of the European Arrest Warrant and to test and develop the thinking in the field.
11 August 2008, by Challenge French Team
The Center for International Studies and Research (CERI, Centre d’études et de recherches internationales), based at Sciences Po in Paris, has one vacancy for «Research Assistant». This full-time position is available for the period from September 1st, 2008 to May 31st, 2009.
17 July 2008, by Jeandesboz Julien
On 13 February 2008, the European Commission tabled a ‘border package’, consisting of three communications1 dealing with the issue of EU external border management. Two of these documents, namely the communication on the evaluation and future development of Frontex and the communication on the creation of a European border surveillance system (Eurosur) propose significant evolutions with regard the role of the Frontex agency and the orientations of the EU integrated border management (IBM) concept.
15 July 2008, by Carrapiço Helena,
Faure Atger Anaïs,
Since Maastricht, the issue of a common EU policy on the movement of third-country nationals into and across the EU has made its way steadily up the political agenda. The issue finds itself high on the priority lists of nearly all EU Council presidencies and forms part of the Strategic Objectives of the Barroso Commission. Yet the ‘migration dossier’ is highly complex as it comprises a considerable number of different facets, making it nearly impossible to find a «one size fits all» approach.
30 June 2008, by Bopp Franziska,
This paper analyses the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the institutional architecture of CFSP and the overall external action of the Union. The Lisbon Treaty has introduced some remarkable changes which might substantially influence the (inter-)institutional balance in this policy field. The authors offer two different possible readings of the CFSP provisions of the Lisbon Treaty: they could be interpreted as a major step forward in the direction of a strengthened, more coherent and more effective international actor with more supranational elements; but they may also be seen as demonstrating an ever-refined mode of ‘rationalised intergovernmentalism’.
5 June 2008, by Challenge French Team
The Challenge research program hosted by the CERI-Sciences Po invite you at the research seminar on Transnational Intelligence, Territorial Intelligence, and Security on June 13th, 2008