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Schengen Information System

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Biometric Schengen Information System goes live, UK readies ETAs

The European Union’s upgraded Schengen Information System (SIS) for security and border management is now in operation, incorporating biometrics of…

 

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre: mapping the biometrics of movement into and around Europe

A new report maps the technologies such as biometrics in use, being developed or trialled across Europe for tackling the…

 

Europol’s new rules enable sourcing of ‘third country’ biometric data

New regulations give Europol too much biometric surveillance power while cutting external oversight of the agency’s data processing and protection…

 

Technical issues hit EU biometric border plan, potentially delaying 2022 launch

The EU’s updated biometric border control system, Entry/Exit System (EES), is suffering massive technical and organizational problems, and looks to…

 

‘Little progress’ at state level for EU biometric database: report

National-level delays among EU and Schengen area states participating in the formation of a massive shared biometric identity database threaten…

 

EU border agency says biometrics interoperability framework includes robust safeguards

eu-LISA is set to play a crucial role in the facilitation of interoperability in Europe, with its management of a…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

 

EU Council expands scope of biometrics in Schengen Information System

The European Union Council has announced the adoption of a set of updated rules for the Schengen Information System which…

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