On 9 and 10 October , Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg
Immigration, data protection and European prosecutor will be discussed

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On 9 and 10 October, the first Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting of the six-month Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU will take place in Luxembourg.

The two days of meeting will be chaired respectively  by the Minister of the Interior, Angelino Alfano, on Tuesday and by the Minister of Justice, Andrea Orlando, on Friday.  

On the first day, the discussion will encompass, among others, the following topics: the results of Archimede – a Europol operation that involved the 28 national police forces and that led to the arrest of 1,000 people between 15 and 23 September- fight against organised crime, the Mediterranean task force and a better management of migratory flow. On the second day the ministries will address several topics, among which: data protection, the “right to be forgotten” and the European prosecutor ‘s Office.

A press conference will take place on both days after the conclusion of each meeting: the first one is scheduled on Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. and the second one on Friday at 1:00 P.M.


The next meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council under the Italian Presidency will take place on 4 and 5 December in Brussels.






Last update: 08 October 2014