When we consider the ideal of the `family' of nations implied by the European Union, it seems unnatural to deal with the question of where Europe's borders lie. Yet the question is urgently raised by grave issues of internal and external security.
As the European Union's imminent eastward and southern expansion becomes reality--side by side with the evolving new emphasis on security spawned by the events of September 11, 2001--we must be sure that the Schengen norms remain viable. It is also crucial to take full account of the impact of the enlarged European Union on the non-candidate countries of Eastern Europe.
This important book takes the position that trust is the essential ingredient. Fourteen distinguished authors reveal various ways of achieving a level of trust among the members of the enlarged European Union adequate to the need for full freedom, security, and justice. The contexts in which trust must be established include police and judicial cooperation; the fight against terrorism, organized crime, and human trafficking: the latent threats to freedom of movement posed by national responses to increased immigration; and the transparent extension of EU Justice and Home Affairs measures to the candidate countries.
The authors include political actors, policymakers, advisers, experts, and researchers from all parts of Europe. Their individual and collective contributions, in each case built solidly on thorough analysis of the relevant issues, bring a wide range of profound and wide-reaching insights to a vital subject. The book is of great significance not only for those charged with law enforcement and security, but also to all academics and policymakers concerned with the future of Europe.
Introduction: The Long-Term
Implications of A New EU External Border Giuliano Amato 1. New
European Borders and Security Co-Operation: Promoting Trust in an Enlarged
European Union Antonio Vitorino 2. The Problem of Trust in an
Enlarged Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: A Conceptual Analysis Neil
Walker 3. Trust and Police Co-Operation Malcolm Anderson
4. Transfer of Competence: Between Sovereignty and Supranationality
Joanna Apap 5. The Asymmetrical Fortress: The Problem of Relations
between Internal and External Security Policies in The European Union
Ferruccio Pastore 6. Borders and Discrimination in The European
Union Ryszard Cholewinski 7. Foreign Policy Implications of The
EU Justice And Home Affairs Acquis: The Case of the Baltic States Ryszard
Cholewinski and Erikas Slavenas 8. The Legal Mechanisms -
Collectively Specifying the Individual: The Schengen Border System and
Enlargement Elspeth Guild And Didier Bigo 9. To What Extent can
there be Flexibility in the Application of Schengen in the new member states?
Monica Den Boer 10. Intelligence Exchange and the Control of
Organised Crime: from Europeanisation via Centralisation to Dehydra Tion?
Monica Den Boer 11.The Problems of Balance in EU Justice and Home
Affairs and the Impact of 11 September Jorg Monar 12.
Counteracting Human Trafficking: An Analysis of European Union Policy
Felicita Medved and Peter Cullen 13. The Problem of
Corruption of Police Officials Cyrille Fijnaut 14. What Future
for Counter-Terrorism as an Objective of European Police Co-Operation?
Malcolm Anderson, Conclusion: Promoting Trust In An Enlarged European
Union, Annex 1: Relevant Legislation, Annex 2: Reference
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