‚ÄčThe Agency strives to contribute to and facilitate the success of European policies in the area of freedom, security and justice. It pro-actively supports effective cooperation and information exchange between relevant EU law-enforcement bodies. In its operations the Agency respects and upholds the fundamental rights of citizens to provide the highest standards of security and data protection. Within the framework of the EU Internal Security Strategy, the Agency focuses its operational activities on contributing to security and facilitating the free movement of people within and to the Schengen Area.