It outlines key fundamental rights considerations for the short- and medium-term future of justice and home affairs in the EU. The paper is the Agency’s contribution to the ongoing debate of the EU institutions and the Member States on the future policies in the area of freedom, security and justice, as the current framework, the Stockholm programme, draws to a close.
In the paper, FRA looks at the overall institutional framework of the EU fundamental rights policy. Some of the proposals it contains include introducing an EU ‘fundamental rights policy cycle’ and a ‘European fundamental rights information system’. It also discusses the most pertinent fundamental rights elements in other policy areas of freedom, security and justice.