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European Parliament

As one of the two bodies to exercise the legislative function of the EU, the European Parliament, along with the Council of the European Union, negotiates and adopts the legislative mandates of EU agencies, including that of Frontex. The European Border and Coast Guard Regulation clearly sets out, in its Article 7 on Accountability, that “the Agency shall be accountable to the European Parliament and to the Council in accordance with this Regulation.” The Regulation also specifies this...

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Council

As one of the two bodies to exercise the legislative function of the EU, the European Parliament, along with the Council of the European Union, negotiates and adopts the legislative mandates of EU agencies, including that of Frontex. The European Border and Coast Guard Regulation clearly sets out, in its Article 7 on Accountability, that “the Agency shall be accountable to the European Parliament and to the Council in accordance with this Regulation.” The Frontex mandate also defines a...

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Frontex Consultative Forum publishes eighth annual report

2021-10-20

The Frontex Consultative Forum on Fundamental Rights[1] published its eighth annual report for the year 2020. The report outlines the main observations and recommendations that the Forum raised throughout the year with Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, and its Management Board to strengthen fundamental rights protection in Frontex activities and increase accountability and transparency. The report outlines the state of play of internal and external fundamental rights ...

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Key Facts

What are the main tasks of Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency? Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, supports EU Member States and Schengen Associated Countries in managing the EU’s external borders and fighting cross-border crime. With the newly created standing corps, Europe’s first uniformed service, Frontex is present in the places where European countries need support, working together with them for a safer, more secure Europe. How many people work at...

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