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Work Programme 2010, Cooperation, Theme 10: Security (European Commission C(2009) 5893 of 29 July 2009)

Funded under: FP7-SECURITY


The objective of the Security theme is to develop the technologies and knowledge for building capabilities needed to ensure the security of citizens from threats such as terrorism, natural disasters and crime, while respecting fundamental human rights including privacy; to ensure optimal and concerted use of available and evolving technologies to the benefit of civil European security, to stimulate the cooperation of providers and users for civil security solutions, improving the competitiveness of the European security industry and delivering mission-oriented research results to reduce security gaps.
A secure Europe is the basis for planning our lives, for economic investments, for prosperity and freedom. The Security theme contributes to the implementation of EU external policies, to the creation of an EU-wide area of justice, freedom and security, and to policy areas such as transport, health, civil protection, energy and environment. Through this, the Security theme also contributes to growth and employment in general, innovation and the competitiveness of European industry.

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