The Hague, 17 January 2018
Ms Jelena Lucic Ðaletic was appointed Liaison Prosecutor for Montenegro at Eurojust. She officially took up her duties on 4 December 2017.
Since 2015, Ms Lucic Ðaletic has been a Prosecutor at the High State Prosecutor's Office in Podgorica, Montenegro, after serving as Secretary since 2014. She formerly worked as a legal advisor at the High State Prosecutor's Office in Podgorica and at the Supreme State Prosecutor's Office, Department for the Suppression of Organised Crime, Corruption, Terrorism and War Crimes, in Podgorica.
Ms Lucic Ðaletic studied Law at the University of Podgorica and European Law at the University of Nancy, France.
Ms Lucic Ðaletic said: 'I am very pleased to be the first Liaison Prosecutor for Montenegro at Eurojust. Given the caseload with the EU countries, cooperation will be beneficial in both directions. I am looking forward to liaising with my colleagues in organised crime cases from and towards Montenegro.'
Ms Lucic Ðaletic joins the USA, Norway and Switzerland as the fourth country with a Liaison Prosecutor seconded to Eurojust.
Eurojust and Montenegro signed a Cooperation Agreement on 3 May 2016. On the basis of Article 27(3) of the Eurojust Decision and Article 6 of the Cooperation Agreement, Montenegro may second a Liaison Prosecutor to Eurojust. Liaison Prosecutors facilitate judicial cooperation between the competent authorities of the Member States and third States concerned.
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