Extraordinary meeting of EU ministers for Justice and Home Affairs and representatives of EU institutions, 24/03/2016

Council of the EU

On 24 March 2016, EU ministers responsible for Justice and Home Affairs as well as representatives of EU institutions met two days after the attacks in Brussels. 

During the meeting, ministers and representatives of EU institutions expressed their support and solidarity to Belgium, its people and the city of Brussels. They reaffirmed that the European Union stand determined to fight against terrorism.

While recognising the substantial progress already made at Member State and EU level to enhance the Union's collective ability to combat terrorism, ministers outlined, in a joint statement, the further actions needed. 

Last reviewed on 30/03/2016