Press releases and news

03 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
In an international operation coordinated by Eurojust and led by Swiss authorities, investigators in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain have disrupted a Nigerian organised crime group (OCG) involved in drug trafficking. More than 200 suspects were arrested and 115 kg of cocaine were...
03 December 2020|NEWS
Eurojust and the European Judicial Network (EJN) have published their joint report on the extradition of EU citizens to third countries. It confirms that application of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the extradition of EU citizens raises several practical and...
02 December 2020|NEWS
Eurojust warmly welcomes the proposals of the European Commission for the further digitalisation of judicial cooperation in criminal matters. The Communication on the Digitalisation of Justice in the EU, presented today by Vice-President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová and Commissioner for...
01 December 2020|PRESS RELEASE
Europol, Eurojust and the European Judicial Network have published the second annual edition of the SIRIUS EU Digital Evidence Situation Report. The report outlines the status of EU authorities in retrieving electronic data held by foreign-based online service providers (OSPs) in 2019. Cross-border...
01 December 2020|NEWS
In a virtual meeting today, Eurojust presented an overview of its activities for evaluation by the Interparliamentary Committee. Eurojust President Mr Ladislav Hamran, Vice-President Mr Klaus Meyer-Cabri and the Liaison Prosecutor for the United States of America, Ms Rachel Miller Yasser, explained...
30 November 2020|PRESS RELEASE
With the support of Eurojust, the Hungarian authorities have dismantled an organised crime group (OCG) engaging in large-scale VAT fraud. The operation was also supported by the law enforcement authorities of Austria, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. During a joint action day, seven...
23 November 2020|PRESS RELEASE
Thanks to rapid judicial cooperation via Eurojust, nine members of a Romanian Organised Crime Group (OCG) have now formally been charged in Romania and Finland for human trafficking, inciting prostitution and money laundering. The suspects were arrested during an action day in May this year in...
20 November 2020|NEWS
The EU’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies are stepping up their mutual cooperation on digitalisation. On Friday 20 November, the Heads of JHA Agencies came together for a virtual annual meeting, chaired by Eurojust, where they had a first exchange on Artificial Intelligence and digital...
17 November 2020|PRESS RELEASE
Mr Boštjan Škrlec, National Member for Slovenia, has today been elected Eurojust Vice-President. Mr Škrlec has been representing the Slovenian judiciary at Eurojust since 2017 and will serve a mandate of four years. Last month, Mr Ladislav Hamran was re-elected President of Eurojust while in...
16 November 2020|PRESS RELEASE
Ms Eleni Kouzoupi has taken up her duties today as new National Member for Cyprus at Eurojust. Ms Kouzoupi has had an extensive career in European legal affairs and worked for a long time as Justice and Home Affairs Counsellor at the Cypriot Permanent Representation to the EU. She succeeds Ms...