The European Commission is reported on actions taken since President Juncker's 2016 State of the Union address to enhance security at the EU external border, improve information exchange between Member States, close down the space in which terrorists operate and prevent radicalisation. A year later, the Commission claims to have delivered on all security related priorities set out by President Juncker. .
This 10th Security Union Progress Report also takes stock of the progress made on other security files and looks ahead to continued work in the next 12 months and beyond.
Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said: "All the measures set out in President Juncker's 2016 State of the Union address and the 2017 Commission Work Programme have been implemented. This should be seen as the strong basis for further joint action in the years ahead. With trust, we all need to work together, EU institutions and Agencies with Member States, to put in place a genuine and effective Security Union."
Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King said: "We have made our external borders more secure, improved our exchange of information about terrorists and other criminals, and stepped up our work with internet companies and local communities to tackle radicalisation. Our citizens look to us to protect and strengthen their security; working together we need to deliver on the commitments we've made."
Read the Security Union Progress Report 2017
The 2018 EUSAS-Euralarm, the second edition of the event will be hosted by Airbus and will take place at the Airbus facilities in Bremen, Germany, on April 25th and 26th, 2018. The topic of the conference will be ‘Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector’.
AGA, a Czech Member of Euralarm is sponsoring a free workshop ‘Crime prevention – Natural and technical prevention for smart and safe cities’, to be held in Prague on November 22nd, 2017.
BHE, the German Federal Association of Security Engineering, a long-standing Euralarm Member within its Services Section, has decided to extend its Membership to the two other Euralarm Sections: Fire and Security.
The European Commission presented alongside its 11th Security Union Report a set of operational and practical measures to better defend EU citizens against terrorist threats and deliver a Europe that protects. The measures aim to address vulnerabilities exposed by recent attacks and will support Member States in protecting public spaces and help deprive terrorists of the means to act.
Euralarm, the European trade association of the electronic fire safety and security Industry, has published its Annual Report 2016-2017. The report underlines the impact of the association on the future of standardisation, electroninc fire safety, security and associated services.
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