Eurojust and Serbia signed a Cooperation Agreement in November 2019, with the first Liaison Prosecutor Gordana Janićijević taking up her duties in March 2020.
Gordana Janićijević took up her duties as Liaison Prosecutor for Serbia at Eurojust in March 2020. For more than seven years before starting in her new role as Liaison Prosecutor, Ms Janićijević was involved in the cooperation with Eurojust in the capacity of the Eurojust Contact Point for the Prosecution Service of the Republic of Serbia. She has been working with the Prosecution Service for 25 years, elected as Deputy Republic Public Prosecutor and appointed as Head of the Department for International Cooperation and Mutual Legal Assistance of the Republic of Serbia in 2010. Ms Janićijević is strongly dedicated to training prosecutors in the area of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and participated as lecturer and expert in several trainings, regional and international conferences, and expert missions.
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Serbia has worked with Eurojust on 150 cases involving serious crime since 2015 and attended 22 coordination meetings. It has participated in seven joint investigation teams (JITs), most of which involved drug trafficking cases, and took part in two joint action days supported through Eurojust’s coordination centre. The most frequently involved crime types are drug trafficking, swindling and large-scale fraud.