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Fundamental rights in the Entry-Exit system

FRA outlined fundamental rights safeguards in the Entry-Exit system during a training course on 2 and 3 February. FRA rose awareness on the potential risks for fundamental rights, that can emerge if safeguards are not duly implemented, drawing on its relevant work.

This was the third online training course for national authorities organised by European Board and Coast Guard (Frontex). The Entry-Exit system - a large scale IT database - will start operating in 2022. It will record and process the personal data of non-EU nationals travelling to the EU for a short stay. These can be either visa holders or visa exempt travellers. The course gathered authorities that are involved in the set-up of the system.