A Europe that protects must also stand up for justice and for the EU’s core values.
Threats to the rule of law challenge the legal, political and economic basis of our Union. The rule of law is central to President von der Leyen’s vision for a Union of equality, tolerance and social fairness.
The Commission will launch a comprehensive European Rule of Law Mechanism under which it is to report every year, objectively, on the state–of-play on the rule of law across the Union.
Strong borders, modernisation of the EU’s asylum system and cooperation with partner countries are important to achieve a fresh start on migration.