Justice & home affairs

Wanted: An EU migration policy

04 January 2008
E!Sharp
With the European Commission pushing its blue card work permit scheme and France calling for an EU pact on migration, Hugo Brady of the Centre for European Reform asks whether the Union is - at last - about to move beyond rhetoric to action.

Organised crime and punishment?

07 July 2006
E!Sharp
Open borders and new technologies have turned Europe into a land of opportunity for criminal gangs. Hugo Brady of the Centre for European Reform asks whether the EU is up to the challenge.

Europe's crime without frontiers

21 June 2006
The Yorkshire Post
Europol, the European Union's police office, has warned governments of a clear and present threat from transnational gangs trafficking in arms, drugs and people; as well as running counterfeiting and money-laundering rackets.

Europe challenges organised crime

02 June 2006
G4S International
A new Europol threat assessment will focus efforts to tackle rising gang crime in the EU, writes Hugo Brady of the Centre for European reform.