Europe that protects – French EU Presidency seminar on justice and internal security

11 April 2022|NEWS

As a part of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the French Embassy in the Netherlands organised a seminar on some of the current internal security challenges of the European Union and the cross-border judicial cooperation that needs to be developed in response. More than 60 participants attended the event, which was held at Eurojust’s premises on 11 April.

Participants of seminar on the stairs at Eurojust

The French Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Luis Vassy, and the President of Eurojust, Mr Ladislav Hamran, opened the seminar entitled 'Europe that protects'.

High-level speakers from France and the Netherlands, as well as representatives from Eurojust and Europol, participated in two round tables. The first round table was dedicated to the fight against online hate speech while the second focused on how to produce a coordinated international response against financial crime.

The panellists presented the actions taken by Member States in these two areas of work, as well as the existing cooperation between judicial and law enforcement national authorities and the dedicated agencies of the European Union. France currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.