EU:n oikeus- ja sisäasiainneuvoston päätöksiä
Viimeviikkoisessa kokouksessa mm. lentomatkustajatietojen luovuttamisdirektiivi ja sisäpiirikauppojen ja markkinoiden manipuloinnin sanktiointi
Main results of the Council
Home affairs ministers agreed on a general approach regarding the establishment of a EU PNR system, a directive on the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime. They also adopted without discussion (A item) a decision on the conclusion of a new EU-US PNR agreement.
Other terrorism related issues included a debate on a proposal for a regulation on the marketing and use of explosives precursors which aims to limit the access to these chemicals by members of the general public as well as the adoption of conclusions on de-radicalisation and disengagement from terrorist activities.
On migration, the Council approved an action paper intended to ensure a coherent EU response to continued migratory pressures. Ministers also discussed conclusions on the Global Approach to migration and mobility which are to be adopted by the General Affairs Council in May. A policy debate took place on readmission agreements.
Regarding the establishment of a Common European Asylum System, the Council looked at the state of play of negotiations on the four outstanding legislative proposals.
Justice ministers reached a partial general approach on a directive on criminal sanctions for insider dealing and market manipulation. They also held a debate on a proposed regulation on mutual recognition of protection measures taken in civil matters.
The Council heared a presentation by the Commission of a proposal for a directive on the freezing and confiscation of the proceeds from crime and held an exchange of views on the state-of-play concerning the EU's accession to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). Ministers then took note of the state of play as regards the implementation of the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS).
In the margins of the Council, the Mixed Committee (the EU plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland) discussed the above mentioned action paper on a coherent EU response to continued migratory pressures as well as the state of play on the implementation of the second generation of the Schengen Information System (SIS II).