Committee
The Council of the EU
Country
Slovenia

Author

Ralitza Eneva
Bulgaria

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/6371

Position paper: Council of the European Union, Republic of Slovenia

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training (Europol) and repealing Decisions 2009/371/JHA and 2005/681/JHA

At the time of the immigration crisis and the terrorist threats that Europe is faced with, the need for quick cooperation and information exchange among the Member States is evident. The Europol chief Rob Wainwright confirms this: “we need to up our game as a collective counter terrorist community to make sure we can protect our citizens from this."

The Proposal for Regulation on Europol would help to facilitate this by regulating the responsibilities and powers of Europol by replacing the Council Decision in accordance with Article 88(1) of the Treaty of the European Union. The Republic of Slovenia welcomes this proposal with the exception of specific objections against aspects of the Regulation which Slovenia believes do not overlap with its policy.

Firstly, our government has serious reservations concerning the information obligation imposed on Member states ...

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