The EMRHN published, right before the European Council of June 23rd and 24th, a position paper on migrants’ rights related to the strategy of member States in the field of migrations.
Representatives of EU member States gathered on June 23rd and 24th at the occasion of a European Council.
The European Commission has just released a green paper on the subject of prisons. The European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH) welcomes this initiative in an area where the respect of human rights is vital.
Pierre Barge, President of AEDH, attended the Congress of the French Human Rights League on June 11th, 12th and 13th 2011 which took place in Reims (France).
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) is in charge of most of the legislation and democratic oversight for policies linked to the transformation of the European Union in the area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) (art. 3 TEU). These policies are intertwined with the implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in EU territory and with the strengthening of European Citizenship.
The EMPL committee is responsible for employment policy and all aspects of social policy such as working conditions, social security and social protection; health and safety measures at the workplace; the European Social Fund; vocational training policy, including professional qualifications; the free movement of workers and pensioners; social dialogue; all forms of discrimination at the workplace and in the labour market except those based on sex.
The 3096th session of the Council of the European Union – JUSTICE and HOME AFFAIRS – will take place on Thursday 9 (10.00) and Friday 10 June (10.00) 2011, in the Conference Centre – FIL, 5, rue Carlo Hemmer, Luxembourg, under the chair of Mr Sándor PINTÉR, Minister for the Interior, and Mr Tibor NAVRACSICS, Minister for Justice.