Commissioners Avramopoulos, Jourová and King in #Helsinki for informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers

| July 17, 2019

Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos (pictured), Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová and Security Union Commissioner Julian King will attend the informal meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Ministers on 18 and 19 July 2019 in Helsinki.

On Thursday morning (18 July), Home Affairs ministers will discuss the future of EU internal security and the future of migration policy. After a working lunch dedicated to artificial intelligence, the meeting will continue in the afternoon with a session focusing on the fight against hybrid threats.

Afterwards, Commissioner Avramopoulos and Commissioner King will take part in the press conference scheduled at +/- 16.15 (CET) and live streamed on EbS. On Friday, Justice Ministers will discuss measures to strengthen the rule of law and they will be invited to share best practices from member states. Commissioner Jourová will also discuss the importance of judicial training on EU law to foster mutual trust in the EU, and will open a discussion on the way forward in the field of detention and its alternatives.

A press conference will follow at +/- 13.45 (CET) which will be available on EbS.

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