About: Sophie in 't Veld

Lawmaker: EU-US data deals ‘will have to be re-opened’

The prospect of a swift ratification of the Lisbon Treaty following the Irish 'yes' last weekend will allow the European Parliament to re-open sensitive dossiers, including bilateral agreements on visa waivers with the United States, according to MEP Sophie in 't Veld.
Security 09-10-2006

Interview: ‘We can’t trust Americans blindfolded’

An agreement was reached on 6 October 2006 about supplying information on transatlantic airline passengers to US authorities. Dutch MEP and Rapporteur Sophie in ´t Veld, speaking exclusively to EURACTIV, says the deal offers EU citizens no safeguards or redress if they are falsely accused.