Borders and security
Building an open and safe Europe
One of the fundamental objectives of the European Union (EU) is to create an area without internal borders where people may move, live and work freely, knowing that their rights are fully respected and their security ensured. In this context, home affairs policies have a key role to play. This brochure is part of the series ‘The European Union explained’ that explains what the EU does in the fields where it has powers, why it does this and what it achieves.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Communication (European Commission) Themes: Activities of the institutions and bodies, Foreign and security policy — Defence
- Subject: area of freedom, security and justice, border control, dissemination of EU information, external border of the EU, free movement of persons, public awareness campaign
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