Passenger Name Records (PNR)

Civil Liberties Committee rejects EU Passenger Name Record proposal

A European Commission proposal to allow the use of EU air passenger name record (PNR) data in investigating serious crime and terrorist offences was rejected by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs Wednesday, by 30 votes to 25.

European Commission - Tageted Call for Proposals - Law enforcement cooperation through measures to set up Passenger Information Units in Member States for the collection, processing, analysis and exchange of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data

The Call aims at supporting law enforcement cooperation through measures to set up Passenger Information Units in Member States for the collection, processing, analysis and exchange of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime. The projects are expected to commence shortly after the award of a grant, at the latest 1 January 2014. The total amount for co-financing of grants foreseen under this Call is € 50.000.000. Co-financing for each specific action can reach up to 90% of the eligible costs. The deadline to present proposals is 10.4.2013 (14:00 CET)