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The Future of the Schengen Area: Internal management and governance since 2016 (Update of study)

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Justice and Home Affairs

01 February 2018 / 28 February 2018

This Study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department forCitizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on CivilLiberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE-Committee),takes stock of the maindevelopments that have occurred in the Schengen Governance Framework since2016. It analyses the legitimacy of a number of States’ decisions to maintaininternal border controls. Also, most recent policy proposals in the field of internalpolice checks are assessed in light of relevant EU legal standards. The paper alsoquestions the legality of the border walls and fences, which have been recentlyerected at the EU external borders and within the Schengen area.

CEPS Project

Project Details

Justice and Home Affairs


The Future of the Schengen Area: Internal management and governance since 2016 (Update of study)

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This project was funded by the European Parlaiment, DG for Internal Policies of the Union.
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