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Visit of Eurojust President to CEPOL

24/05/2013

Ms Michèle Coninsx, President of the European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust), visited CEPOL on Thursday 23 May. During her visit, Ms Coninsx met with CEPOL Director Dr Ferenc Bánfi and other agency staff. The visit focused on areas of cooperation between both agencies. In addition, Ms Coninsx and Dr Bánfi exchanged views on the latest developments in the field of Justice and Home Affairs (JHA), in particular those issues affecting EU JHA agencies. Ms Coninsx also provided an overview of the forthcoming creation of a European Public Prosecutor’s Office.

Dr Bánfi said, "We value our cooperation with Eurojust. The expertise that Eurojust brings to our training activities enhances the quality of our training and helps us to deliver a meaningful and long-lasting learning experience for participants. We look forward to a continuing fruitful cooperation".

Ms Coninsx said of her visit, "CEPOL is a valued partner, providing an essential contribution to the knowledge and capability-building of judicial and law enforcement authorities. Constructive exchanges of views and experience between the JHA agencies are vital now and will be even more so in the future".