Statewatch article: RefNo# 32767
EU: "FOREIGN FIGHTERS": Council of the European Union: Terrorism Working Party: Summary of discussions
Statewatch News Online, October 2013
"“The NL delegation made a presentation on monitoring terrorist travel and provided information on its quick scan enquiry to assess the different instruments already at the disposal of Member States, aiming at gaining knowledge and oversight of all available information systems and at identifying gaps and shortfalls...."

“In this context, FR highlighted the importance of a more efficient use of the SIS II, which appeared to be the most appropriate instrument to detect travel movements of foreign fighters. The issue of how to increase the use of SIS II by Member States would be dealt with in one of the next meetings of the Working Party for Schengen Matters (SIS/SIRENE). In addition, FR also recalled the need to continue to work on the PNR file, especially by pursuing contacts at appropriate level with the European Parliament.”


See the full text: Summary of discussions (pdf)

And see: EU seeks increased surveillance of travel and social media to deal with "foreign fighters"

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