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PUBLICATION DATE:29 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00687
In a landmark judgement on 13 January 2022, the German Higher Regional Court of Koblenz sentenced a former high-ranking Syrian official to life imprisonment for his involvement in crimes against humanity. In 2021, an associate of the high-ranking official was sentenced by the same court to four and...
PUBLICATION DATE:24 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00685
The Eurojust Regulation, applicable from 12 December 2019, reinforces Eurojust's successful core concept of supporting the national authorities in their investigations and prosecutions. The National Members, serving the competent national authorities in criminal judicial cooperation matters, provide...
PUBLICATION DATE:21 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00665
The complexity of cross-border cases makes it especially difficult for judicial authorities to protect victims’ rights. Involving Eurojust early in the process helps to overcome these difficulties and ensure victims’ protection. This leaflet explains the challenges involved in safeguarding victims’...
PUBLICATION DATE:17 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00666
Checklist for Practitioners on Joint Investigation Teams Involving Third Countries Read the Checklist These guidelines, jointly prepared by the JITs Network Secretariat and Eurojust, provide guidance to EU Member State practitioners on setting up a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) with a third country...
PUBLICATION DATE:17 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00667
Guidelines on Joint Investigation Teams Involving Third Countries Read the Guidelines This checklist covers all issues practitioners need to consider when setting up a JIT with a third country. The checklist addresses all relevant issues for consideration from the set-up phase to the operational and...
PUBLICATION DATE:16 June 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00674
PUBLICATION DATE:23 May 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00511
This factsheet outlines the key factors for successful investigations and prosecutions of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes within the EU. It is essential for Member States to adopt a complete legislative framework defining core international crimes into national law. To build...
PUBLICATION DATE:23 May 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00664
Using observations collected by the Genocide Network Secretariat from Genocide Network Member and Observer States, this report engages in a stocktaking exercise. Looking back at recommendations listed in the 2014 Strategy of the Genocide Network to combat impunity for genocide, crimes against...
PUBLICATION DATE:13 May 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00159
This introductory leaflet describes the migrant smuggling challenge in the EU, and Eurojust’s role in addressing it. It highlights the work of the Migrant Smuggling Focus Group coordinated by Eurojust, composed of specialised investigating judges and prosecutors from across the EU Member States and...
PUBLICATION DATE:05 May 2022
PUBLICATION ID: 2022/00132
Eurojust Casework on Corruption: 2016–2021 Insights presents key findings based on Eurojust's corruption casework and expertise built up over the years. It is the Agency's first dedicated publication in the corruption field. The report aims to support national authorities dealing with cross-border...