Judicial Cooperation Key documents

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PUBLICATION DATE:21 September 2022
These guidelines aim to assist civil society organisations to collect and preserve information related to international crimes and human rights violations, which may become admissible evidence in court. A series of proposed ‘do’s and don’ts’ are provided, on what may be helpful and what could...
PUBLICATION DATE:12 September 2022
The EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies’ Network (JHAAN) has published a joint paper on the individual and joint efforts by the nine EU Agencies active in the field of freedom, security and justice to deal with the impact of COVID-19. The joint paper was first published in 2020, and updated in 2021...
PUBLICATION DATE:22 July 2022
The advent of Artificial lntelligence (Al) holds great potential to improve criminal justice cooperation, both at home and across borders. The field of justice is undergoing digital transformation, and AI, as a set of different technologies, has an important role to play in helping judicial...
PUBLICATION DATE:29 June 2022
In a landmark judgement on 13 January 2022, the German Higher Regional Court of Koblenz sentenced a former high-ranking Syrian official to life imprisonment for his involvement in crimes against humanity. In 2021, an associate of the high-ranking official was sentenced by the same court to four and...
PUBLICATION DATE:21 June 2022
The complexity of cross-border cases makes it especially difficult for judicial authorities to protect victims’ rights. Involving Eurojust early in the process helps to overcome these difficulties and ensure victims’ protection. This leaflet explains the challenges involved in safeguarding victims’...
PUBLICATION DATE:17 June 2022
Checklist for Practitioners on Joint Investigation Teams Involving Third Countries Read the Checklist These guidelines, jointly prepared by the JITs Network Secretariat and Eurojust, provide guidance to EU Member State practitioners on setting up a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) with a third country...
PUBLICATION DATE:17 June 2022
Guidelines on Joint Investigation Teams Involving Third Countries Read the Guidelines This checklist covers all issues practitioners need to consider when setting up a JIT with a third country. The checklist addresses all relevant issues for consideration from the set-up phase to the operational and...
PUBLICATION DATE:23 May 2022
This factsheet outlines the key factors for successful investigations and prosecutions of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes within the EU. It is essential for Member States to adopt a complete legislative framework defining core international crimes into national law. To build...
PUBLICATION DATE:23 May 2022
Using observations collected by the Genocide Network Secretariat from Genocide Network Member and Observer States, this report engages in a stocktaking exercise. Looking back at recommendations listed in the 2014 Strategy of the Genocide Network to combat impunity for genocide, crimes against...
PUBLICATION DATE:11 April 2022