02 Oct 2008

Ten Issues and Recommendations for the European Parliament Elections on Freedom, Security and Justice

Kees Groenendijk / Sergio Carrera / Elspeth Guild

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The European Parliament elections taking place on 4-7 June 2009 will provide a unique opportunity for addressing the role and potential of the EU on policies related to an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). These policies lay at the heart of every citizen’s expectations. This Policy Brief presents ten key issues and policy recommendations for the political parties and their campaign manifestos, in relation to borders, asylum, immigration, data protection and criminal justice.