Council of the EU: agreement with European Parliament on the Schengen Governance legislative package and Conclusions on the Charter of Fundamental Rights

Friday, October 4, 2013

Last week the Council reached an agreement with the European Parliament on the Schengen Governance legislative proposals, which include a regulation on a monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis and an amendment to the Schengen Borders Code regarding the temporary reintroduction of border control at internal borders in exceptional circumstances. These will include serious threat to public policy or internal security and serious deficiencies relating to the external border controls.

Read the Council's press release here.

The Parliament and the Council also reached an agreement on the EUROSUR regulation. Read the Parliament's press release on its website.

The Council has also adopted Conclusions on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. They are accessible here.

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