International institutions of positive contributions to the nation's security Cover Image

Tarptautinių institucijų pozityvi veikla užtikrinant šalies saugumą
International institutions of positive contributions to the nation's security

Author(s): Antanas Janušauskas, Gediminas Aleksonis, Živilė Aleksonytė
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Security and defense, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Lietuvos verslo kolegija
Keywords: Europol; country's public security; the Schengen area; the Kaliningrad transit;

Summary/Abstract: Increasing number of cross-border crime, there is a need to create a common organization whose goal - to unite the states to fight crime. Each country is different legal systems, different law enforcement agencies, it is extremely difficult to work without coordinating organizations, to remove these inconsistencies. For this purpose established by the European Union law enforcement organization - Europol. Its aim is to increase the competent authorities of Member States' operational effectiveness and promote their cooperation in the fight against serious transnational organized crime and terrorism and its prevention. A study has found that only united the whole of the European Union's Europol National Units, may be more successful in the fight against serious international crime. Lithuania still be an important link connecting the eastern Baltic states in the Middle East to Europe, so it occupies a strategically important place in various countries and political institutions and policy projection. On the 21st of December, 2007 after Lithuania became a member of Schengen area, migration mobility of inhabitants increased. In order to solve relevant problems there was analysed European Union requirements and Lithuanian Republic legal regulations that belong to the sphere when the country is a member of Schengen area. Firstly, there have been analysed the main legal standards and documents that consolidate the activities of institutions in this sphere as well as cooperation possibilities of institutions controlling foreigners. The research project presents valuable cooperation experience of institutions dealing with foreigners‘ control.

  • Issue Year: 20/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 37-43
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Lithuanian