PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00166
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 April 2021
Drug trafficking remains a highly lucrative market worldwide, with an estimated value of EUR 30 billion per year in the European Union alone. The overall impact on societies has dramatic consequences – for healthcare, governance, economics and other indirectly affected areas. This impact also...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00159
PUBLICATION DATE: 08 April 2021
Eurojust Expert Workshops on violent right-wing extremism and terrorism brought together judicial practitioners and counter-terrorism (CT) experts to share experience and identify common legal and operational challenges in investigating and prosecuting offences committed by right-wing extremist and...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00132
PUBLICATION DATE: 23 March 2021
In 2020, Eurojust has registered 13 % more cases compared to the year before, bringing the total to 8 800. The Agency’s efforts led to the arrest of 2 209 suspects, the freezing of EUR 1.9 billion in criminal assets and the seizure of drugs worth EUR 3 billion. These are the main conclusions from...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00124
PUBLICATION DATE: 15 March 2021
This document provides an overview of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) with regard to the application of Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States (EAW FD). The 2021 edition of...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00093
PUBLICATION DATE: 01 March 2021
General overview 2020 The Justice and Home Affairs agencies’ network (JHAAN) approved its Work Plan 2020 in January and selected two thematic topics: victims of trafficking and an assessment of the JHAAN. In April 2020, COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the work of JHA agencies was introduced as a...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00091
PUBLICATION DATE: 23 February 2021
Cross-border cases of trafficking in human beings (THB) are complex and difficult to investigate and prosecute. They reveal the prominent role of organised criminal groups. When gaps in judicial cooperation appear it is the victims of THB who suffer. In October 2020, the European Commission noted in...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00040
PUBLICATION DATE: 12 February 2021
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00003
PUBLICATION DATE: 01 February 2021
A note for judicial practitioners on future cooperation with the United Kingdom. It is intended to provide practitioners with up-to-date and readily usable information on judicial cooperation with the UK and to contribute to ensuring business continuity despite a changing legal landscape. The Trade...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00002
PUBLICATION DATE: 29 January 2021
Environmental crime is the fourth-largest criminal activity in the world, growing at a rate of between 5 % and 7 % per year, according to an Interpol and UN Environment Programme estimate. This increase, combined with the organised, transnational nature of environmental crime, requires...
PUBLICATION ID: 2021/00001
PUBLICATION DATE: 19 February 2021
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) interpreted in its case-law the notion of ‘issuing judicial authority’ under Article 6(1) of the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant and the surrender procedures between the Member States (EAW FD). In 2019, the CJEU clarified in several...