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News and announcements

2018

​Eurojust news and announcements posted in the current year are listed below.​

 
  • Eurojust report on judicial cooperation in new psychoactive substances

    20 / 06 / 2018The new Eurojust report on the Current situation in judicial cooperation in new psychoactive substance and (pre)precursor cases focuses on the recent developments in Member States’ legislation, casework and operational experience with regard to the investigation and prosecution of new psychoactive substance (NPS) and (pre)precursor cases of a cross-border nature​​... read more

  • Visit of JHA Counsellors to Eurojust

    18 / 06 / 2018On 15 June, for the first time, Justice and Home Affairs Counsellors from 22 Member States visited Eurojust, accompanied by representatives of the Council and the Commission and the Minister of the Permanent Representation of Bulgaria to the European Union... read more

  • Joint statement against trafficking in human beings

    14 / 06 / 2018The heads of ten EU Agencies have renewed their commitment of 2011 to continue to work together and address trafficking in human beings. The Agencies acknowledge the importance of taking a consolidated and coordinated approach to tackle the phenomenon, together with the Office of the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator... read more

  • Eurojust at the Hungarian Prosecution Service’s Day

    13 / 06 / 2018On the occasion of the Hungarian Prosecution Service’s Day on 12 June, the President of Eurojust, Ladislav Hamran, accompanied by the National Member for Hungary at Eurojust, László Venczl, met with the Prosecutor General of Hungary, Péter Polt, and high-level representatives of the Hungarian government and judiciary at the Palace of Justice in Budapest... read more

  • Eurojust in Montenegro to enhance cooperation with Western Balkans

    13 / 06 / 2018In Podgorica on 11 June, a high-level Eurojust delegation, headed by its President, took part in a conference titled ‘Eurojust and cooperation with third States — Experiences and challenges in the Western Balkan countries’ with the participation of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYROM), Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia... read more

  • Making cross-border cooperation easier: JITs Network meets at Eurojust

    08 / 06 / 2018On 6 and 7 June, more than 90 participants, including members of the JITs Network from all the Member States, as well as representatives from Europol, DG Home, DG Justice, the Council of the EU, OLAF, the EJTN, CEPOL and the Council of Europe, attended the 14th Annual Meeting of the National Experts on Joint Investigation Teams, Enhancing the use of JITs: faster, simpler and effective processes.... read more

  • High-level meeting on EL PAcCTO at Eurojust

    07 / 06 / 2018The President of Eurojust met with high-ranking representatives of Argentina, Brazil and Chile in the context of EL PAcCTO (Europa-Latinoamérica Programa de asistencia contra el crimen transnacional organizado). This 5-year programme is aimed at reinforcing the fight against cross border organised crime between 18 Latin American countries and the EU... read more

  • Eurojust and Europol sign Memorandum of Understanding on JIT funding

    04 / 06 / 2018Joint investigation teams are a vital cooperation tool for judicial and police authorities, and funding is essential to avoid the extra costs incurred by the national authorities in fighting complex cross-border crime. Both Eurojust and Europol can provide funding for JITs... read more

  • Keys to disrupting migrant smuggling networks: JITs and close cooperation with third States

    01 / 06 / 2018Migrant smuggling is often part of a lucrative and cruel chain operated by organised crime groups (OCGs) active across national borders. Smugglers are often active in countries outside the EU, with which judicial cooperation can be very difficult. In the period 2015–2017, prosecutors and judges around the European Union referred 189 cases related to migrant smuggling to Eurojust... read more

  • European Money Mule Action (EMMA) week

    31 / 05 / 2018Since 2016, the European Money Mule Action weeks have identified over 2 000 mules, resulting in 400 arrests in actions coordinated by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation. New targeted cross-border actions are planned for this year... read more

  • Albanian Minister of Justice visits Eurojust President: enhanced cooperation on agenda

    29 / 05 / 2018​On 24 May, Mr Ladislav Hamran, the President of Eurojust, hosted the visit of H.E. Mrs Etlida Gjonaj, the Minister of Justice of Albania, and a high-level delegation. The Eurojust delegation was composed of Mr Hamran, Mr Lukáš Starý, Chair of the External Relations Team, and Ms Solveig Wollstad, member of the External Relations Team.... read more

  • 3rd EU DAY against Impunity

    22 / 05 / 2018The 3rd EU Day against Impunity, organised by the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in close cooperation with the European Commission and the Genocide Network, will be held on 23 May 2018 at the premises of the International Criminal Court... read more

  • Cours de Spécialisation destiné aux Jeunes Procureurs

    08 / 05 / 2018L’inscription au Cours de Spécialisation destiné aux Jeunes Procureurs sur le Droit Pénal International et la Coopération Internationale en Matière Pénale (CSJP) est ouverte! Pour plus d’informations veuillez suivre ce lien... read more

  • EJCN meets at Eurojust to discuss e-evidence initiatives

    04 / 05 / 2018​On 25 and 26 April 2018, the fourth plenary meeting of the European Judicial Cybercrime Network (EJCN) took place at Eurojust. The meeting was opened by the President of Eurojust, Ladislav Hamran. The Bulgarian representative of the EJCN, Ilona Krastenyakova, described the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency. The meeting, chaired by the Network’s Board, was attended by EJCN members from 22 Member States and Norway as well as representatives from Eurojust, the EJN, the European Council, the European Commission, Europol, the Council of Europe and J-CAT.... read more

  • Visit of Executive Director of CEPOL to Eurojust

    23 / 03 / 2018Detlef Schröder, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), visited Ladislav Hamran, President of Eurojust, on 21 March... read more

  • Joint declaration on harassment

    08 / 03 / 2018Together, we the Heads of EU agencies and Joint undertakings commit to zero tolerance towards sexual harassment and we cannot and will not accept harassment of any form in our agencies. We take it upon ourselves to communicate to our staff that harassment in the workplace is never acceptable... read more

  • Judicial cooperation in cybercrime matters: international joint conference

    28 / 02 / 2018This international conference, which will take place at Eurojust on 7 and 8 March 2018, is co-organised by Eurojust and the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) within the framework of the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project... read more

  • Eurojust launches eRecruitment

    27 / 02 / 2018Eurojust has launched its new eRecruitment platform. eRecruitment enables you to view and apply to Eurojust vacancies online and to monitor the status of your applications... read more

  • Eurojust holds information session for Ambassadors

    20 / 02 / 2018Yesterday, 30 Ambassadors and high-ranking embassy personnel, representing the European Union, Norway, Switzerland and Montenegro, visited Eurojust... read more

  • Eurojust President and Vice-President attend meeting of Justice & Home Affairs Council

    29 / 01 / 2018On January 25 and 26, Ladislav Hamran, President of Eurojust, and Klaus Meyer-Cabri, Vice-President of Eurojust, attended an informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Sofia. The meeting was the first to be held under the Bulgarian EU Presidency... read more

  • Eurojust’s President at the 1st EuroMed Forum of Prosecutors General

    25 / 01 / 2018​On 23 January, Ladislav Hamran, President of Eurojust, attended the 1st EuroMed Forum of Prosecutors General, hosted by the Office of the Spanish Prosecutor General, in Madrid... read more

  • New restricted Events portal to be launched in early February

    17 / 01 / 2018Eurojust has adopted a new Events registration tool for meetings... read more

  • Eurojust hosts record number of coordination centres in 2017

    16 / 01 / 2018Eurojust supported large-scale judicial action on European level by hosting 17 coordination centres in 2017, an all-time high since this operational tool was first established... read more

  • Visit of EEAS Counter-Terrorism Experts to Eurojust

    12 / 01 / 2018On 10 January, Eurojust hosted the visit of a large delegation of EU Counter-Terrorism Experts from the European External Action Service (EEAS)... read more

  • Ladislav Hamran appointed White Ribbon Ambassador

    12 / 01 / 2018​EIGE, the European Institute for Gender Equality, is promoting the appointment of White Ribbon Ambassadors within the European Union to join the campaign to pledge their support to eliminating violence against women. Today, Eurojust's President, Ladislav Hamran, was appointed White Ribbon Ambassador... read more