FRA joins informal Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting

Organised By
Bulgarian Presidency
External event
The FRA Director has been invited by the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU to take part in the informal Justice and Home Affairs Council in Sofia from 25 to 26 January.

Day one of the meeting will focus on priorities of the Home Affairs Council such as borders, security and a common approach towards a European Asylum Policy. On the second day, Justice Ministers will discuss the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Recast of the Brussels IIa Regulation.

There will also be discussions on artificial intelligence and robotics from a justice perspective. At the meeting the European Commission will also give a presentation on countering illegal hate speech online as well as e-evidence.