FRAME Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies

INFOSHEET

Work Package 11

a) Name

WP11: Freedom, Security and Justice

b) Short description / objectives

The aims of WP11 are:
    • To map the institutional framework and instruments available to integrate human rights into the external and internal dimensions of EU area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) policies;
    • To analyse how the respect for fundamental rights is integrated in the external and internal aspects of EU AFSJ policies and critically assess the coherence thereof and address gaps, with a focus on the fight against serious criminality (terrorism, international crimes, organised crime) and cross-border mobility in the context of policies on border checks, asylum and immigration;
    • To analyse how and to what extent vulnerable groups (such as children, irregular migrants, refugees) are protected both in EU external and internal policies on border checks, asylum and immigration;
    • To elaborate proposals on how to overcome the identified problems for the integration of human rights into the external and internal dimensions of EU AFSJ policies.

c) Work Package Leader

Institute for Human Rights, Department of Law, Åbo Akademi University (AAU)

http://www.abo.fi/humanrights