Human Resources and Security

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Library Security

Our Directorate-General has the following duties with regard to security:

  • preventing or responding to emergencies, by providing a single contact point outside office hours and monitoring the security situation in close collaboration with the national authorities;

  • raising awareness amongst staff of security issues;

  • investigating all illegal acts committed on Commission premises;

  • devising and implementing data security and secure communications measures to facilitate the secure exchange of confidential information both within and outside the Commission.

  • Alert States - were introduced following the 9/11 attacks as a formalised response system to deal with threats of any kind to the Commission, its staff, information or premises. The current threat level is "WHITE"

  • More information - declaration of confidentiality in the context of a security screening : BG - ES - CS - DA - DE - ET - EL - EN - FR - IT - HU - LT - LV - MT -NL - PL - PT- RO - SK - SL - FI - SV - pdf