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01 August 2022|NEWS
Eurojust will be able to step up the fight against globally operating organised crime groups (OCGs) as a direct result of a Working Arrangement with the Ibero-American Association of Public Prosecutors Offices (AIAMP). The Arrangement enables Eurojust to establish new Contact Points with the AIAMP...
22 July 2022|NEWS
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...
19 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
A historic 17th century painting by the Italian baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi has been returned to Italy, with the active support of Eurojust. Two suspects are being investigated for fraud and attempts to illegally sell the painting of the legend of Roman Charity in Austria. They obtained an...
14 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Jan MacLean has started as new National Member for Germany at Eurojust, succeeding former Vice-President of the Agency Klaus Meyer-Cabri. Mr MacLean has long-standing experience and expertise in international judicial cooperation, including involvement in the implementation and revision of the legal...
08 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has assisted authorities in the Czech Republic, Belgium, Poland, Germany and Hungary in dismantling an organised crime group (OCG) that was involved in migrant smuggling. During an action, nine suspects were arrested and nine locations were searched. Eurojust provided financial support and...
07 July 2022|NEWS
The scale and impact of ransomware attacks have increased significantly over the past years, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, the success of criminal investigations and prosecutions depends more than ever on close cross-border cooperation between public authorities, private companies...
06 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Supported by Eurojust and Europol, judicial and law enforcement authorities in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have dismantled a criminal network suspected of using small boats to smuggle up to 10 000 migrants across the English Channel over the last 12 to 18 months...
01 July 2022|PRESS RELEASE
Judicial and law enforcement authorities in France, Belgium, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Poland and Slovenia have carried out a coordinated action against the use of illegal drugs in cycling races. Furthermore, based on a request from French authorities, the Danish Police have carried out a search at one...
01 July 2022|NEWS
Statement on behalf of Mr Lukáš Starý, National Member for the Czech Republic, on the occasion of the start of the Czech EU Presidency
30 June 2022|NEWS
Today, the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union comes to an end. The last six months have proved to be a particularly eventful period in the history of Eurojust and international judicial cooperation.