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rom left to right: Ms Christiane TAUBIRA, French Minister for Justice; Mr Bernard CAZENEUVE, French Minister for the Interior; Mr Etienne SCHNEIDER, Luxembourg Minister of Internal Security; Mr Felix BRAZ, Luxembourg Minister for Justice; Mr Dimitrios AVRAMOPOULOS, Member of the European Commission; Ms Vera JOUROVA, Member of the European Commission.

Council calls for collective action


On Friday, November 20th, precisely a week following the attacks in Paris, the Luxembourgish Presidency of the European Council convened an extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council at the request of France.

Europe’s Patriot turn

In a shock that has been compared to the 09/11 attacks in New York, it is expected that political discourse is going to be securitized. The first and foremost focus of the Council meeting was the need to generate, standardize, and share data: among other thin...


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