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Joint mission of the Committees BUDG and LIBE to Sicily
23-07-2015
- extracts from the press conference

Joint mission to Sicily of the Committee on Budgets and the Committee Civil Liberties, Justice and Homes Affairs to examine how resources from the EU budget are spent to manage migration and refugee flows, as well as the system for reception, identification and retention of migrants.
Economic and Monetary Affairs MEPs debate Euro Summit deal with Greece
16-07-2015
The rescue package for Greece agreed at the 12-13 July Eurozone Summit on Greece was debated in the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. Members gave their views on the deal struck by Greece and its creditors, the functioning of the Eurozone, the role played by the European Parliament and on Parliament’s future involvement in monitoring the implementation of the agreement.

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Passenger Name Records: MEPs back EU system with data protection safeguards
15-07-2015
Draft EU rules on sharing and protecting the Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of people flying to or from the EU, and its use by member states and Europol to fight terrorism and serious transnational crime, were approved by the Civil Liberties Committee. This data must only be used to prevent, detect, investigate and prosecute these crimes, said MEPs, inserting safeguards to ensure "the lawfulness of any storage, analysis, transfer and use of PNR data".

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