Vote on Implementation of the EU Internal Security Strategy:
- extracts from the vote
- statement by Juan Fernando LOPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES), rapporteur
EP Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
Lieu: European Parliament, Brussels
End production: 19/06/2013 First transmission: 19/06/2013
The EU Internal Security Strategy (ISS) sets out the challenges, principles and guidelines for dealing with security threats relating to organised crime, terrorism and natural and man-made disasters.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||External shot of European Parliament
||Extracts from the vote : 9 shots
||Final vote results : 52 voters, 25 in favour, 8 against, 19 abstentions
SOUNDBITE (in English), Juan Fernando LOPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES): "Adopted, so, I think I was the rapporteur on that matter. I won't congratulate myself. Let's move on to the following point".
||SOUNDBITE (in English), Juan Fernando LOPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES): "The Lisbon treaty made a major step forward. By entering into force, in the first place, and second, including an area of liberty, justice and security which for the first time, ever, makes it European policy to set up a strategy of internal security".
||SOUNDBITE (in English), Juan Fernando LOPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES): " This is a provisory vote, it still has to make it all the way to the plenary, but it set up forces, which are the priorities for the overall internal security of the European Union, identifying challenges in terrorism, in organised crime, in illicit trafficking and particularly trans-border forms of serious crimes".
||SOUNDBITE (in English), Juan Fernando LOPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES): "We care about a proper balance about security and fundamental rights. Balance between security and particularly the rights which are related to privacy".