EMCDDA joins EU Justice and Home Affairs agencies in presenting work at European Parliament

EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is at the European Parliament today, where he will be presenting the agency’s activities to the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE). The EMCDDA will be joining other Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies — CEPOL, EASO, eu-LISA, Eurojust, Europol and FRA — in introducing their work to the new LIBE MEPs. The European Data Protection Supervisor will also deliver a presentation at the meeting.

Mr Goosdeel will present the key findings of the European Drug Report 2019, the General Report of Activities 2018 and the results of the external evaluation of the agency in 2018.

Anna-Maja Henriksson, Minister of Justice and Maria Ohisalo, Minister of the Interior, will present the priorities of the Finnish Council Presidency. The committee will also hold an exchange of views with Frans Timmermans, first Vice-President of the European Commission, on strengthening the rule of law within the Union.

Time: 16.15–17.00 (Brussels time).

Webstreaming: www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/schedule?committee=LIBE

Agenda: http://www.emeeting.europarl.europa.eu/emeeting/committee/agenda/201909/LIBE?meeting=LIBE-2019-0904_1&session=09-04-08-00

JHA agencies’ network (Europol current chair): CEPOL, EASO, EIGE, EMCDDA, eu-LISA, Eurojust, Europol, FRA and Frontex. https://www.europol.europa.eu/activities-services/justice-and-home-affairs-jha-agencies-network

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