EU Parliament boosts the role of Europol

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Europol Director Rob Wainwright

EU Parliament boosts the role of Europol


The European Parliament adopted a Regulation, which boosts the role of the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS). The initiative is aimed at fighting terrorism, organised crime and enhancing the agency's role as the central hub for information exchanged.

The new Regulation, the draft of which was agreed by the Parliament and the European Council in November 2015, will step up Europol's efforts to counter terrorism and cross-bord...


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