The Commission has awarded an extra €4.2 million in emergency assistance under the Internal Security Fund (ISF – Police) to support Spain's efforts in the fight against terrorism and organised crime. The additional funding will assist in the purchase of equipment and technology to protect public spaces as well as to fight crime that takes place online, and in the darkest recesses of the Internet.
EUSAS and Euralarm, hosted by Airbus, organised this week their second joint conference, which was this year on the topic of aviation safety and security. It showed once again the importance of technological development for an industry endeavoured is to protect lives with a particular relevance to the aeronautics and air transport sectors.
In the frame of World Standards Day (#WSD 2018) and the 25th anniversary of the European Single Market, the European Standardisation Organisations (CEN, CENELEC, ETSI), the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) organise a conference around this year’s World Standards Day topic the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’: Standards meet the Future.
The positive votes on ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) mean that the Union has taken another step in closing existing information gaps and therefore making EU citizens safer.
In April 2018 compared with March 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 1.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March 2018, production in construction fell by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU28.
The overall goal of the workshop agreement is to provide a guideline document on how to design certification systems and schemes in the field of physical security products. Nowadays, protection of people, property and infrastructure has become a real challenge for society, and a wide range of products and applications are being used by security practitioners in Europe.