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Meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG), Parliament of Romania, Bucharest

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24-02-2019

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25-02-2019

The Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group (JPSG) on Europol is an unique interparliamentary body that was established by the Conference of Speakers of EU Parliaments on the 24th of April 2017.

The main responsibilities of the scrutiny group are outlined in Article 51 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/794 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) which define its role in politically monitoring and oversight/ evaluation of Europol activities with particular focus on the impact of those activities on the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons.

The constituent meeting of the JPSG took place in October 2017 and its Rules of Procedure were adopted during its second meeting, on 19 March 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Pursuant to JPSG Rules of Procedure, each National Parliament can nominate a delegation composed of a maximum of four members and the European Parliament can be represented to the JPSG by a maximum of sixteen members.

The JPSG on Europol is convened by its Co-Chairs and meets twice a year. In the first semester it is hosted by the Member State holding the presidency of the Council of the EU and in the second semester by the European Parliament at its premises in Brussels.

The Presidential Troika of JPSG is composed of the heads of delegations of the current, preceding and following Presidency alongside the head  of the delegation of the European Parliament.

The Presidential Troika takes all the necessary actions, before the meetings to ensure the proper framework for the Group in fulfilling its tasks.

During the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council, in the first half of 2019, the fourth meeting of the JPSG will be Co-Chaired by Ms Oana - Consuela Florea (PSD), head of the Romanian delegation and Mr Claude Moraes (S&D), Chairperson of the Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament.


News/ Press releases/ Speeches


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Moderators

Oana Consuela Florea

Head of the Romanian Delegation to the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement (Europol)


Contact persons

Vali Mihaela Greere
Parliamentary advisor, Directorate for Relations with International Organizations and EU

tel: +4 021 414 1971

email: jpsg.ro2019@cdep.ro

Cristina Ioana Sava
Parliamentary advisor, Directorate for Relations with International Organizations and EU

tel: +4 021 414 2226

email: jpsg.ro2019@cdep.ro

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