Press Conference, European Commission, Justice and citizens rights
The Commission will present a package of proposals to strengthen fair trial rights of citizens in criminal proceedings throughout the European Union.
The package will contain five proposals:
Mutual recognition instruments, such as the European Arrest Warrant, cannot function without mutual trust in each other's justice systems. Mutual trust can best be fostered by building robust procedural safeguards for citizens throughout the entire European Union.
Vice-President Viviane Reding will give a press conference at 12:30.
IP and MEMO will be available on the day.