The institutional dimension of the European Union’s combat transnational crime, as one of the main threats to European security
AbstractThe article investigates the role of the leading institutions of European Union in the fight with transnational crime. It was determined that the problem of transnational crime occupies one of the central places in the field of European security. This is due to the fact that the overall level of crime in Europe in recent years has increased several times compared with the beginning of the XXI century. It was found that today transnational crime is becoming a serious obstacle on the way of building stability and sustainable development. It is nothing less than terrorism, illegal immigration affects the state of European security, creating the new center of a danger in Europe. It is proved that each institution has its own specific of struggle, but the unifying factor is that all of them are working on the same thing – the elimination of the threat in order to increase the level of security in Europe in general and in EU in particular. Substantiated the thesis that it is important to further developing of close and constructive cooperation between the main European institutions, as well as mutual exchange of information and data regarding the recent changes and the manifestations of transnational crime. This will give an opportunity to strengthen the European security system, as well as implement common practical methods of counteraction. It was determined that the actualization of the practical component in the framework of EU institutional dimension in the future will contribute to strengthening European.
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