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PUBLICATION DATE:02 April 2024
The JITs Network and its Secretariat, with support from Eurojust and Europol, developed a wide range of tools to encourage the use of JITs, facilitate their setting up, and contribute to the sharing of experience and best practice. This leaflet has a complete overview of the tools and resources for...
PUBLICATION DATE:22 March 2024
The 2023 Eurojust Meeting on Counter-Terrorism focused on the amendments to the Eurojust Regulation concerning digital information exchange in terrorism cases and the European Judicial Counter-Terrorism Register , victims’ rights, including the work of Eurojust in the framework of victims’ rights...
PUBLICATION DATE:29 February 2024
Just three weeks following the full-scale invasion by Russia in 2022, Eurojust supported the establishment of a JIT on alleged core international crimes committed in Ukraine. On 29 February 2024, the JIT agreement was prolonged for two more years. In-between, Eurojust and its partners set up a...
PUBLICATION DATE:29 February 2024
This infographic highlights Eurojust's support to justice for Ukraine through various initiatives and services, including the: Joint investigation team into alleged core international crimes committed in Ukraine, International Centre for the Prosecution of the crime of Aggression (ICPA) Core...
PUBLICATION DATE:16 February 2024
This document provides an overview of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) regarding the ne bis in idem principle in criminal matters under Article 50 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘Charter’) and Articles 54 to 58 of the Convention...
PUBLICATION DATE:13 February 2024
This factsheet, developed by the JITs Network Secretariat and the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, presents the ways in which the International Criminal Court may be involved in joint investigation teams, the benefits of their involvement, and the support that Eurojust...
PUBLICATION DATE:12 January 2024
The Digital Services Act (DSA) is a European Union (EU) law that brings updated and harmonised rules for providers of digital services. As regards access to electronic evidence, especially in a cross-border context, the DSA importantly harmonises rules on disclosure orders addressed by authorities...
PUBLICATION DATE:22 December 2023
This document analyses the process of requesting Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) in criminal matters from Swiss authorities, particularly focusing on the gathering of electronic evidence. It provides information on the basis for cooperation, scope of assistance, requirements for MLA requests, grounds...
PUBLICATION DATE:21 December 2023|Last update: 11 March 2024
Who can apply: JITs leader(s) / JITs member(s) / Delegated persons with relevant professional competency from a WB partner On behalf of the JIT Providing a signed JIT Agreement What is covered Costs of cross-border operations Organisation of coordination meetings and centres (travel, meals...
PUBLICATION DATE:19 December 2023
In recent years, judicial cooperation in criminal matters between EU and Latin American countries has intensified. This has given rise to the first four joint investigation teams (JITs) involving Argentina, Brazil and Ecuador being established with the support of Eurojust. The 19th Annual Meeting of...