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News and announcements

2020

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

 
  • Update of tool supporting judicial authorities in using the European Arrest Warrant

    30 / 03 / 2020A new version of the country-by-country overview on the position of public prosecutors in relation to the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is now available. The updated tool covers the EU Member States, the United Kingdom and Norway. It reflects relevant judgments by the European Court of Justice and now also includes information on judicial protection and the possibility to contest a prosecutor’s decision to issue an EAW... read more

  • European Public Prosecutor discusses cooperation with Eurojust

    05 / 03 / 2020​The recently appointed first European Public Prosecutor Ms Laura Kövesi visited Eurojust today to discuss future cooperation in combatting crimes against the financial interests of the Union. Ms Kövesi has a seven year mandate and will lead the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) in Luxembourg, which is expected to start its operations as of November this year.... read more

  • First visit of the European Data Protection Supervisor to Eurojust

    11 / 02 / 2020​Eurojust welcomed today the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Mr Wojciech Wiewiórowski. On his first official visit to the Agency, Mr Wiewiórowski underlined the importance of accountability and transparency when it comes to dealing with personal data, as the right to data protection is one of the fundamental human rights... read more

  • Eurojust Vice-President calls for new EU strategy against organised crime

    10 / 02 / 2020At a conference on fighting the influence of organised crime held at the European Parliament in Brussels, Eurojust’s Vice-President and National Member for Italy, Mr Filippo Spiezia, called for a new EU-wide strategy to properly respond to criminal organisations such as the ‘Ndrangetha, the Mafia or the Camorra... read more

  • Focus on virtual currencies in latest Cybercrime Judicial Monitor

    28 / 01 / 2020The rapidly increasing use of virtual currencies raises questions for judicial practitioners who deal with cybercrime. Due to the unclear legal nature, transactional anonymity and high volatility in prices of cryptocurrencies, prosecutors often face difficult decisions on which measures to take in criminal investigations and prosecutions... read more

  • Eurojust hosts network of Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in 2020

    06 / 01 / 2020Eurojust will this year host the network of the nine EU agencies which operate in the field of Justice and Home Affairs, dealing with security, justice, fundamental rights and gender equality. The central theme of the Eurojust presidency of the Justice and Home Affairs Agencies Network will be the protection of victims of human trafficking... read more