Borders and security

What the EU-Commission is doing

The European Security Strategy and the Internal Security Strategy direct efforts to make Europe more secure by fighting terrorism and serious crime, and strengthening cooperation on law enforcement, border management, civil protection and disaster management.


  • prevent and fight terrorism, including the phenomenon of foreign fighters
  • combat international organised crime more effectively by deepening cross-border police cooperation
  • enhance the competiveness of Europe's security industry for security
  • strengthen and coordinate control of the EU's external borders

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