Enhanced #dataprotection rights for EU-US citizens in law enforcement cooperation : EU and US sign #UmbrellaAgreement

EU-US Ministerial on Justice and Home Affairs


(this post and the following are also found in the EU section at this link)



Enhanced #dataprotection rights for EU citizens in law enforcement cooperation : EU and US sign #UmbrellaAgreement consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press…



Joint Statement can be found in tweets below



Joint statement following the EU-US #JHA ministerial dsms.consilium.europa.eu/952/Actions/Ne…


Joint EU-U.S. Press Statement Following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting justice.gov/opa/pr/joint-e…


Dep Secretary Mayorkas talks global cooperation on shared security challenges at US-EU meeting in Amsterdam go.usa.gov/cSn2C



Joint EU-U.S. statement following the EU-U.S. #JHA Ministerial meeting @EU2016NL #Amsterdam bit.ly/1TLi2iU pic.twitter.com/PfruhEqkKr

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#UmbrellaAgreement will enhance the rights of citizens & improve cooperation in fighting crime, Q&A : bit.ly/1Ov36DQ


Signing the EU US data protection #UmbrellaAgreement with @LorettaLynch today at #JHA Ministerial im #Amsterdam pic.twitter.com/UBDQbZtjov



Deputy Secretary Mayorkas and Attorney General Lynch join EU-US Ministerial on security and citizens’ rights pic.twitter.com/YKVSwMZuha



With our US partners at #EU-#US #JHA Ministerial,discussing #migration #security & #visa issues @EU2016NL #Amsterdam pic.twitter.com/N5TkaSV8wy




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"Steering" EU-US relations in #JHA area w/@ArdvanderSteur,@LorettaLynch,Dep Secr Mayorkas @DHSgov,Slovak MoI Kaliňák pic.twitter.com/al7xuHQ44O




Pleased to speak at @UniLeiden with Min @ArdvanderSteur on US-EU cooperation & strong US-Netherlands relationship. pic.twitter.com/4VTfxW4LOw




Joint Statement of EU-US Justice&HomeAffairs Ministerial @EU_Justice @TheJusticeDept @DHSgov goo.gl/7a1Ecu pic.twitter.com/Cubry9GXbb



Posted 2016-06-01

DataProtection/Crime&Terrorism EU-US

Signing of the Judicial Redress Act Bill by the US President on 2016-02-24 paves the way for the signing of the EU-US #UmbrellaAgreement 1st-2nd June.


Remarks by @POTUS at the Signing of the #JudicialRedressAct Bill go.wh.gov/wj7Ktq via @WhiteHouse


@POTUS signs the Judicial Redress Act to help protect data privacy of US & foreign citizens.




#UmbrellaAgreement EU-US #JHA ministerial 1st-2nd June


#UmbrellaAgreement will help EU and US justice and police authorities fight crime+ terrorism w/ high #DataProtection standards for citizens


#US represented by @TheJusticeDept AttorneyGen. @LorettaLynch & Deputy Secr. of Homeland Security @DHSgov #AMayorkas

Quoted tweet:

Commissioners @Avramopoulos and @VeraJourova to participate in the EU-US #JHA ministerial meeting #UmbrellaAgreement europa.eu/rapid/press-re…



Official Visit of the European Comission Vice President to the United States


EU External Action Retweeted

Federica Mogherini @FedericaMog  ·  20 jan 

In Washington DC for my first official visit outside of the EU region.

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Visit of Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the EC, to the United States

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, went to Washington where she participated in an Alan and Jane Batkin International Leaders Forum on "The Transatlantic Bond in an Age of Complexity" at Brookings Institution. The event, moderated by Karen Donfried, President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), was jointly organised by the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) of Brookings Institution and the GMF. The Vice-President then met with Madeleine Albright, Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group. 


The day after Federica Mogherini met with Michael Froman, US Trade Representative. The Vice-President also met with John Kerry, US Secretary of State. They gave a joint press conference after their discussions. Federica Mogherini then met with Ed Royce, Member of the US House of Representatives and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives.






EU External Action @eu_eeas  ·  21 jan

.@FedericaMog full speech "The Transatlantic Bond in an Age of Complexity" + Q&A at @BrookingsInst#EUforeignpolicy 




Youtube: Federica Mogherini full speech "The Transatlantic Bond in an Age of Complexity", organised by the Center in the United States and Europe (CUSE) at The Brookings Institution and The German Marshall Fund of the United States - The High Representative addressed the main challenges of EU Foreign Policy including the fight against Terrorism, Russia, Ukraine, Syria and TTIP




EU External Action Retweeted

Sabrina Bellosi @sabellosi  ·  20 janv.

Transatlantic relations and EU priorities on foreign policy; @FedericaMog at Brookings in Washington.




Speech of U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary- Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs at The Brookings Institution



Department of State ‏@StateDept Jan28 Tweeted:

Assistant Secretary Nuland: U.S. and Europe have forged start of a #TransAtlantic Renaissance, must build on resolve.http://www.state.gov/p/eur/rls/rm/2015/jan/236820.htm



U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs


Victoria Nuland: "Some found those remarks wildly ambitious because I called for a Transatlantic Renaissance…"



Note: The Brookings Institution is a leader think tank in the U.S., which has shaped U.S. policy according to the examples that are mentioned at