Norway chairs the Mixed Committee

Monday July 24, the Norwegian Minister of Justice chairs the Council – Justice and Home Affairs – when it discusses Schengen-matters. The Mixed Committee is meeting at ministerial level at 15h, in the margins of the Council.

15/08/2006 :: Every autumn the Mixed Committee at COREPER and ministerial level is chaired by one of the Schengen associated countries. This autumn, when a Schengen-related proposal is discussed in the Council, Norway will chair the discussions. 

The main topic in today’s meeting will be the Schengen Information System (SIS II), a database with information about criminals and suspects for extradition purposes, third country nationals who are to be refused entry or stay in the Schengen Area, missing persons and persons/vehicles for the purposes of discreet surveillance, and stolen and missing objects.

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