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2017/12/14
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2017/12/14
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The European Parliament adopted by 597 votes to 6, with 20 abstentions, a resolution on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography.

Members condemned unequivocally all forms of sexual abuse or exploitation of children and called on the all EU institutions and Member States to take effective action to eradicate such abuse.

Whilst Members took the view that Directive 2011/93/EU constitutes a sound and comprehensive legal framework for combating sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, they deplored the fact that Member States have faced significant challenges implementing the Directive’s provisions on prevention, investigation and prosecution as well as protection and assistance to victims. Member States were urged to ensure that legal transposition is translated into effective implementation.

Substantive criminal law : Parliament was concerned that some Member States have not fully transposed the provisions on offences concerning: (i) sexual exploitation, (ii) sexual abuse when abuse is made of a recognised position of trust, authority or influence, and (iii) the liability of legal persons. It expressed particular concern about:

the threats and risks which the online dimension poses to children, in particular as regards the online recruitment of children, as well as grooming and other forms of incitement; the increase in live streaming of child sexual abuse; new forms of crime online , such as revenge porn and sexual-extortion, that affect many youngsters, in particular teenage girls.

Investigation and prosecution : Parliament called on all Member States to allocate adequate financial and human resources to law enforcement and judicial authorities, including specific training for police and investigators. It wanted to see an increase in the resources earmarked for the identification of victims, and urged the nine Member States which have not yet transposed provisions on the identification of victims to do so without delay and implement this provision by setting up special investigative teams equipped with appropriate tools and resources.

Members stressed the need to:

strengthen cooperation between their law enforcement authorities , including through the increased use of joint investigation teams; strengthen police and judicial cooperation to combat the trafficking and smuggling of migrant children , who are particularly vulnerable to abuse; intensify efforts to combat child sex tourism and prosecute perpetrators and accomplices and develop a specialised international network to combat sex tourism.

Prevention : Member States were asked to:

put in place effective preventive and intervention programmes for all officials, educators and stakeholders who are in contact with children to better assess the risk of committing crimes; implement appropriate measures such as public awareness raising, prevention campaigns, training and dedicated education programmes for the authorities, parents, teachers, children and minors; share best practices on educational materials and training programmes for all the actors involved to raise awareness of grooming and other risks to the safety of children online; introduce into their legislation mandatory criminal background checks for persons applying for activities or jobs with access to, or authority over children; exchange information about child sex offenders in order to prevent them from moving unnoticed from one Member State to another for work or for the purpose of volunteering with children or children’s institutions.

Assistance and protection to victims : Parliament called on the Member States to fully implement Directive 2012/29/EU on the rights of the victims of crime, to adopt specific measures to protect child victims and to share best practices to ensure that children receive proper assistance and support, especially legal aid and psychological support.

Removal and blocking : Members regretted the fact that only half of the Member States have incorporated provisions into their legislation making it possible to block access to such webpages for users within their territory containing child pornography content. They regretted that the Commission has neither assessed the technologies used for blocking in those countries that have implemented the measures.

Parliament urged Member States which have not yet done so to put in place, without delay, safe and child-sensitive reporting and counselling mechanisms , such as telephone or computer hotlines to which Internet users can report – even anonymously – child sexual abuse material they find online.

The Commission was required to make efforts to gather the information necessary to ascertain what procedures are used in Member States where no functional notice and take-down procedures and no criminal penalties are in place and to launch infringement proceedings against Member States should they be found not to comply with the obligations laid down in Directive 2000/31/EC on this matter.

Parliament needed to be kept regularly informed on the state of play in relation to compliance with the Directive by the Member States, with disaggregated and comparable data on the Member States’ performance in preventing and combating child sexual abuse and exploitation offline and online.

Documents
2017/12/14
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2017/12/13
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2017/11/27
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading
Details

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted the own-initiative report by Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT (EPP, SE) on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography.

Whilst Members took the view that Directive 2011/93/EU constitutes a sound and comprehensive legal framework for combating sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, they deplored the fact that Member States have faced significant challenges implementing the Directive’s provisions on prevention, investigation and prosecution as well as protection and assistance to victims. Member States were urged to ensure that legal transposition is translated into effective implementation.

Substantive criminal law : the committee was concerned that some Member States have not fully transposed the provisions on offences concerning: (i) sexual exploitation, (ii) sexual abuse when abuse is made of a recognised position of trust, authority or influence, and (iii) the liability of legal persons. It expressed particular concern about:

the threats and risks which the online dimension poses to children, in particular as regards the online recruitment of children, as well as grooming and other forms of incitement; the increase in live streaming of child sexual abuse; new forms of crime online , such as revenge porn and sexual-extortion, that affect many youngsters, in particular teenage girls.

It asked that Member States authorities find ways of addressing these.

Investigation and prosecution : the report called on all Member States to allocate adequate financial and human resources to law enforcement and judicial authorities, including specific training for police and investigators. It wanted to see an increase in the resources earmarked for the identification of victims , and urged the nine Member States which have not yet transposed provisions on the identification of victims to do so without delay and implement this provision by setting up special investigative teams equipped with appropriate tools and resources.

Members stressed the need to:

strengthen cooperation between their law enforcement authorities, including through the increased use of joint investigation teams; intensify efforts to combat child sex tourism and prosecute perpetrators and accomplices.

Prevention : Member States were asked to:

put in place effective preventive and intervention programmes for all officials, educators and stakeholders who are in contact with children to better assess the risk of committing crimes; implement appropriate measures such as public awareness raising , and dedicated education programmes for the authorities, parents, teachers, and minors; share best practices on educational materials and training programmes for all the actors involved to raise awareness of grooming and other risks to the safety of children online; introduce into their legislation mandatory criminal background checks for persons applying for activities or jobs with access to, or authority over children; exchange information about child sex offenders in order to prevent them from moving unnoticed from one Member State to another for work or for the purpose of volunteering with children or children’s institutions.

Assistance and protection to victims : the report called on the Member States to fully implement Directive 2012/29/EU on the rights of the victims of crime, to adopt specific measures to protect child victims and to share best practices to ensure that children receive proper assistance and support.

Removal and blocking : Members found it regrettable that the Commission has failed to collect or publish data on: (i) the types of blocking that have been used; (ii) the number of websites on blocking lists in each country; (iii) an assessment of the use of security methods, such as encryption , to ensure that blocking lists are not leaked.

The Commission was required to make efforts to gather the information necessary to ascertain what procedures are used in Member States where no functional notice and take-down procedures and no criminal penalties are in place and to launch infringement proceedings against Member States should they be found not to comply with the obligations laid down in Directive 2000/31/EC on this matter.

Parliament needed to be kept regularly informed on the state of play in relation to compliance with the Directive by the Member States, with disaggregated and comparable data on the Member States’ performance in preventing and combating child sexual abuse and exploitation offline and online.

Documents
2017/11/13
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
2017/08/01
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2017/07/04
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2017/07/04
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2017/06/26
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2015/07/16
   EP - VERHEYEN Sabine (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in CULT
2015/06/25
   EP - CORAZZA BILDT Anna Maria (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in LIBE
2015/06/16
   EP - MOODY Clare (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in FEMM
2015/06/11
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading

Documents

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Votes

A8-0368/2017 - Anna Maria Corazza Bildt - Rezolucija 14/12/2017 12:12:17.000

2017/12/14 Outcome: +: 597, 0: 20, -: 6
DE FR IT GB ES PL RO BE SE CZ NL PT AT EL BG HR SK HU IE DK LV SI LT FI LU EE MT CY
Total
84
63
55
61
43
45
24
20
18
17
23
17
17
17
13
11
11
11
9
9
8
8
7
7
6
6
6
5
icon: PPE PPE
179

Greece PPE

1

Lithuania PPE

1

Finland PPE

For (1)

1

Luxembourg PPE

3

Estonia PPE

For (1)

1

Cyprus PPE

1
icon: S&D S&D
157

Netherlands S&D

3

Croatia S&D

2

Hungary S&D

2

Denmark S&D

2

Latvia S&D

1

Slovenia S&D

For (1)

1

Luxembourg S&D

For (1)

1

Estonia S&D

For (1)

1

Malta S&D

3

Cyprus S&D

2
icon: ECR ECR
61

Italy ECR

1

Romania ECR

For (1)

1

Czechia ECR

For (1)

1

Netherlands ECR

2

Greece ECR

For (1)

1

Bulgaria ECR

1

Croatia ECR

For (1)

1

Slovakia ECR

2

Latvia ECR

For (1)

1
2
icon: ALDE ALDE
55
3

United Kingdom ALDE

1

Romania ALDE

2

Portugal ALDE

1

Austria ALDE

For (1)

1

Bulgaria ALDE

3

Croatia ALDE

2

Ireland ALDE

For (1)

1

Denmark ALDE

2

Latvia ALDE

1

Slovenia ALDE

For (1)

1

Finland ALDE

1

Luxembourg ALDE

For (1)

1

Estonia ALDE

3
icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL
48

Italy GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

3

United Kingdom GUE/NGL

1

Sweden GUE/NGL

For (1)

1

Czechia GUE/NGL

2

Netherlands GUE/NGL

3

Denmark GUE/NGL

For (1)

1

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2
icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE
45

Italy Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

United Kingdom Verts/ALE

5

Belgium Verts/ALE

2

Netherlands Verts/ALE

2

Austria Verts/ALE

3

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For (1)

1

Denmark Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Latvia Verts/ALE

1

Slovenia Verts/ALE

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1

Lithuania Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Finland Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Luxembourg Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Estonia Verts/ALE

For (1)

1
icon: ENF ENF
30

Germany ENF

Abstain (1)

1

United Kingdom ENF

Abstain (1)

1

Poland ENF

2

Romania ENF

1

Belgium ENF

For (1)

1

Netherlands ENF

3
icon: EFDD EFDD
32

Germany EFDD

Abstain (1)

1

Sweden EFDD

For (1)

1
icon: NI NI
14

Germany NI

2

France NI

2

United Kingdom NI

For (1)

1

Poland NI

Against (1)

2

Hungary NI

2
AmendmentsDossier
333 2015/2129(INI)
2017/05/12 CULT 112 amendments...
source: 604.711
2017/05/22 FEMM 61 amendments...
source: 604.823
2017/08/01 LIBE 160 amendments...
source: 609.372

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  • date: 2017-11-27T00:00:00 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A8-2017-0368&language=EN title: A8-0368/2017 summary: The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted the own-initiative report by Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT (EPP, SE) on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. Whilst Members took the view that Directive 2011/93/EU constitutes a sound and comprehensive legal framework for combating sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, they deplored the fact that Member States have faced significant challenges implementing the Directive’s provisions on prevention, investigation and prosecution as well as protection and assistance to victims. Member States were urged to ensure that legal transposition is translated into effective implementation. Substantive criminal law : the committee was concerned that some Member States have not fully transposed the provisions on offences concerning: (i) sexual exploitation, (ii) sexual abuse when abuse is made of a recognised position of trust, authority or influence, and (iii) the liability of legal persons. It expressed particular concern about: the threats and risks which the online dimension poses to children, in particular as regards the online recruitment of children, as well as grooming and other forms of incitement; the increase in live streaming of child sexual abuse; new forms of crime online , such as revenge porn and sexual-extortion, that affect many youngsters, in particular teenage girls. It asked that Member States authorities find ways of addressing these. Investigation and prosecution : the report called on all Member States to allocate adequate financial and human resources to law enforcement and judicial authorities, including specific training for police and investigators. It wanted to see an increase in the resources earmarked for the identification of victims , and urged the nine Member States which have not yet transposed provisions on the identification of victims to do so without delay and implement this provision by setting up special investigative teams equipped with appropriate tools and resources. Members stressed the need to: strengthen cooperation between their law enforcement authorities, including through the increased use of joint investigation teams; intensify efforts to combat child sex tourism and prosecute perpetrators and accomplices. Prevention : Member States were asked to: put in place effective preventive and intervention programmes for all officials, educators and stakeholders who are in contact with children to better assess the risk of committing crimes; implement appropriate measures such as public awareness raising , and dedicated education programmes for the authorities, parents, teachers, and minors; share best practices on educational materials and training programmes for all the actors involved to raise awareness of grooming and other risks to the safety of children online; introduce into their legislation mandatory criminal background checks for persons applying for activities or jobs with access to, or authority over children; exchange information about child sex offenders in order to prevent them from moving unnoticed from one Member State to another for work or for the purpose of volunteering with children or children’s institutions. Assistance and protection to victims : the report called on the Member States to fully implement Directive 2012/29/EU on the rights of the victims of crime, to adopt specific measures to protect child victims and to share best practices to ensure that children receive proper assistance and support. Removal and blocking : Members found it regrettable that the Commission has failed to collect or publish data on: (i) the types of blocking that have been used; (ii) the number of websites on blocking lists in each country; (iii) an assessment of the use of security methods, such as encryption , to ensure that blocking lists are not leaked. The Commission was required to make efforts to gather the information necessary to ascertain what procedures are used in Member States where no functional notice and take-down procedures and no criminal penalties are in place and to launch infringement proceedings against Member States should they be found not to comply with the obligations laid down in Directive 2000/31/EC on this matter. Parliament needed to be kept regularly informed on the state of play in relation to compliance with the Directive by the Member States, with disaggregated and comparable data on the Member States’ performance in preventing and combating child sexual abuse and exploitation offline and online.
  • date: 2017-12-13T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20171213&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2017-12-14T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=30474&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2017-12-14T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P8-TA-2017-0501 title: T8-0501/2017 summary: The European Parliament adopted by 597 votes to 6, with 20 abstentions, a resolution on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. Members condemned unequivocally all forms of sexual abuse or exploitation of children and called on the all EU institutions and Member States to take effective action to eradicate such abuse. Whilst Members took the view that Directive 2011/93/EU constitutes a sound and comprehensive legal framework for combating sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, they deplored the fact that Member States have faced significant challenges implementing the Directive’s provisions on prevention, investigation and prosecution as well as protection and assistance to victims. Member States were urged to ensure that legal transposition is translated into effective implementation. Substantive criminal law : Parliament was concerned that some Member States have not fully transposed the provisions on offences concerning: (i) sexual exploitation, (ii) sexual abuse when abuse is made of a recognised position of trust, authority or influence, and (iii) the liability of legal persons. It expressed particular concern about: the threats and risks which the online dimension poses to children, in particular as regards the online recruitment of children, as well as grooming and other forms of incitement; the increase in live streaming of child sexual abuse; new forms of crime online , such as revenge porn and sexual-extortion, that affect many youngsters, in particular teenage girls. Investigation and prosecution : Parliament called on all Member States to allocate adequate financial and human resources to law enforcement and judicial authorities, including specific training for police and investigators. It wanted to see an increase in the resources earmarked for the identification of victims, and urged the nine Member States which have not yet transposed provisions on the identification of victims to do so without delay and implement this provision by setting up special investigative teams equipped with appropriate tools and resources. Members stressed the need to: strengthen cooperation between their law enforcement authorities , including through the increased use of joint investigation teams; strengthen police and judicial cooperation to combat the trafficking and smuggling of migrant children , who are particularly vulnerable to abuse; intensify efforts to combat child sex tourism and prosecute perpetrators and accomplices and develop a specialised international network to combat sex tourism. Prevention : Member States were asked to: put in place effective preventive and intervention programmes for all officials, educators and stakeholders who are in contact with children to better assess the risk of committing crimes; implement appropriate measures such as public awareness raising, prevention campaigns, training and dedicated education programmes for the authorities, parents, teachers, children and minors; share best practices on educational materials and training programmes for all the actors involved to raise awareness of grooming and other risks to the safety of children online; introduce into their legislation mandatory criminal background checks for persons applying for activities or jobs with access to, or authority over children; exchange information about child sex offenders in order to prevent them from moving unnoticed from one Member State to another for work or for the purpose of volunteering with children or children’s institutions. Assistance and protection to victims : Parliament called on the Member States to fully implement Directive 2012/29/EU on the rights of the victims of crime, to adopt specific measures to protect child victims and to share best practices to ensure that children receive proper assistance and support, especially legal aid and psychological support. Removal and blocking : Members regretted the fact that only half of the Member States have incorporated provisions into their legislation making it possible to block access to such webpages for users within their territory containing child pornography content. They regretted that the Commission has neither assessed the technologies used for blocking in those countries that have implemented the measures. Parliament urged Member States which have not yet done so to put in place, without delay, safe and child-sensitive reporting and counselling mechanisms , such as telephone or computer hotlines to which Internet users can report – even anonymously – child sexual abuse material they find online. The Commission was required to make efforts to gather the information necessary to ascertain what procedures are used in Member States where no functional notice and take-down procedures and no criminal penalties are in place and to launch infringement proceedings against Member States should they be found not to comply with the obligations laid down in Directive 2000/31/EC on this matter. Parliament needed to be kept regularly informed on the state of play in relation to compliance with the Directive by the Member States, with disaggregated and comparable data on the Member States’ performance in preventing and combating child sexual abuse and exploitation offline and online.
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Old
Awaiting committee decision
New
Procedure completed
procedure/subject
Old
  • 3.30.25 International information networks and society, internet
  • 4.10.03 Child protection, children's rights
  • 7.30.30.02 Action to combat violence, trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling
  • 7.40.04 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
New
3.30.25
International information networks and society, internet
4.10.03
Child protection, children's rights
7.30.30.02
Action to combat violence, trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling
7.40.04
Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
procedure/subtype
Old
Implementation
New
  • Implementation
  • See also Directive 2011/93/EU 2010/0064(COD)
procedure/summary
  • See also Directive 2011/93/EU
activities/2
date
2017-12-13T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Debate in plenary scheduled
activities/3/type
Old
Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
New
Vote in plenary scheduled
activities/1
date
2017-11-13T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
committees
procedure/Modified legal basis
Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament EP 150
activities/1/date
Old
2018-01-15T00:00:00
New
2017-12-14T00:00:00
activities/1/date
Old
2017-10-23T00:00:00
New
2018-01-15T00:00:00
activities/1
date
2017-10-23T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
other/0/dg
Old
Justice
New
url
http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/justice-and-consumers_en
title
Justice and Consumers
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/3
group
GUE/NGL
name
CHRYSOGONOS Kostas
committees/2/shadows/3
group
GUE/NGL
name
CHRYSOGONOS Kostas
other/0/dg
Old
url
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/
title
Justice
New
Justice
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/1/mepref
Old
4f1ac998b819f25efd000144
New
53b2dfe9b819f205b0000126
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/1/name
Old
KIRKHOPE Timothy
New
ŠKRIPEK Branislav
committees/2/shadows/1/mepref
Old
4f1ac998b819f25efd000144
New
53b2dfe9b819f205b0000126
committees/2/shadows/1/name
Old
KIRKHOPE Timothy
New
ŠKRIPEK Branislav
activities/0/committees/2/rapporteur/0/mepref
Old
4f1ac91bb819f25efd00010e
New
4f1ac73cb819f25efd000075
activities/0/committees/2/rapporteur/0/name
Old
HOHLMEIER Monika
New
CORAZZA BILDT Anna Maria
committees/2/rapporteur/0/mepref
Old
4f1ac91bb819f25efd00010e
New
4f1ac73cb819f25efd000075
committees/2/rapporteur/0/name
Old
HOHLMEIER Monika
New
CORAZZA BILDT Anna Maria
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/1
group
ECR
name
KIRKHOPE Timothy
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/2
group
ALDE
name
GRIESBECK Nathalie
activities/0/committees/2/shadows/3
group
Verts/ALE
name
LAMBERT Jean
committees/2/shadows/1
group
ECR
name
KIRKHOPE Timothy
committees/2/shadows/2
group
ALDE
name
GRIESBECK Nathalie
committees/2/shadows/3
group
Verts/ALE
name
LAMBERT Jean
activities/0/committees/2/shadows
  • group: S&D name: DALLI Miriam
committees/2/shadows
  • group: S&D name: DALLI Miriam
activities/0/committees/1/date
2015-06-16T00:00:00
activities/0/committees/1/rapporteur
  • group: S&D name: MOODY Clare
committees/1/date
2015-06-16T00:00:00
committees/1/rapporteur
  • group: S&D name: MOODY Clare
activities/0/committees/0/date
2015-07-16T00:00:00
activities/0/committees/0/rapporteur
  • group: EPP name: VERHEYEN Sabine
committees/0/date
2015-07-16T00:00:00
committees/0/rapporteur
  • group: EPP name: VERHEYEN Sabine
activities/0/committees/2/date
2015-06-25T00:00:00
activities/0/committees/2/rapporteur
  • group: EPP name: HOHLMEIER Monika
committees/2/date
2015-06-25T00:00:00
committees/2/rapporteur
  • group: EPP name: HOHLMEIER Monika
activities
  • date: 2015-06-11T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Culture and Education committee: CULT body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality committee: FEMM body: EP responsible: True committee_full: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee: LIBE
committees
  • body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Culture and Education committee: CULT
  • body: EP responsible: False committee_full: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality committee: FEMM
  • body: EP responsible: True committee_full: Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee: LIBE
links
other
  • body: EC dg: url: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/ title: Justice commissioner: JOUROVÁ Věra
procedure
dossier_of_the_committee
LIBE/8/03645
reference
2015/2129(INI)
title
Implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
legal_basis
Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament EP 052
stage_reached
Awaiting committee decision
summary
See also Directive 2011/93/EU
subtype
Implementation
type
INI - Own-initiative procedure
subject