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Civil society

Frontex, secrecy and security: control of information as strategy for institutional preservation

Frontex, a large and growing EU agency at the epicentre of the securitisation paradigm, has in recent months become embroiled in a deepening controversy over its alleged lack of transparency and accountability. The current path chosen by Frontex will eventually lead to an institutional crisis, Frontex experts Jane Kilpatrick and Mariana Gkliati argue.

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Oversight

European Parliament monitoring group report calls out Frontex transparency malpractice

Scathing report criticises Frontex for fundamental rights breaches and malpractices reducing transparency.

Still of the report’s author, MEP Tineke Strik. Credit: Strik’s twitter account.
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Oversight

New Parliament resolution again berates Frontex for its intransparency

Resolution is European representatives’ second formal admonition against agency’s opacity within the space of a few months.

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Implementation Jurisprudence

Parliament rebukes Frontex for role in recent access proceedings

Non-binding resolution accompanying decision to postpone discharge of Frontex’ 2019 budget expresses concern about potential ‘chilling effect’.

Photo: Frontex Headquarters in Warsaw.