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ETIAS Fundamental Rights Guidance Board 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
FRA is joining the Fundamental Rights Guidance Board of the newly established European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). The Board will review how the processing of ETIAS applications impacts fundamental rights.ETIAS is a central, electronic system by means of which visa-free travellers can ... Read more

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ETIAS Central Unit at Frontex 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 9 October 2018, the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) came into force, providing an electronic travel authorisation system for visitors from countries that are currently not part of the EU but have been granted visa-free access to the EU and Schengen member ... Read more

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Cooperation Agreement on Border Management with Albania Signed 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 October 2018, Frontex and Albania signed a cooperation agreement on border management to tackle irregular migration. Under the agreement, Frontex will coordinate operational cooperation between EU Member States and Albania on the management of the EU’s external borders. It will also carry ... Read more

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Statement of Principles for Collaboration with Europol 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 October 2018, Frontex and Europol signed a Statement of Principles for Collaboration in order to foster their cooperation in the European area of freedom, security and justice, in particular by expanding the exchange of information between the two agencies. Read more

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Consultative Forum 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 19 October 2018, Eurojust hosted the 13th Consultative Forum of Prosecutors General and Directors of Public Prosecutions of the Member States of the EU. This year’s forum focused on strategies when using the European Investigation Order, developments in the area of e-evidence and ... Read more

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European Judicial Counter-Terrorism Register 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 November 2018, seven EU Member States (i.e. France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Luxemburg, and the Netherlands) launched an initiative calling for the creation of a European judicial counter-terrorism register at Eurojust. The register shall provide more clarity, security, and speed to investigations ... Read more

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Cooperation Agreement with Albania Signed 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 October 2018, Eurojust and Albania signed a cooperation agreement to enhance their operational and strategic judicial cooperation. Under the agreement, Albania will be able to access Eurojust’s information systems and to share personal data and evidence. Furthermore, Albania may appoint a Liaison ... Read more

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Cooperation with UK’s Cyber Defence Alliance Limited 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 27 September 2018, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UK’s Cyber Defence Alliance Limited (CDA) to address cyber threats affecting the banking and financial sectors. Under the MoU, the parties shall organise joint activities, exchange ... Read more

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Cooperation with Global Lottery Monitoring System 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 15 November 2018, Europol and the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the fight against sports competition manipulations and related organised crime. Under the MoU, the parties will be able to share information and jointly run activities ... Read more

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CJEU President Re-Elected 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 9 October 2018, Koen Lenaerts was re-elected to serve as President of the Court of Justice of the European Union from 9 October 2018 to 6 October 2021. Mr. Lenaerts has been serving as President of the Court of Justice since October 2015. Prior ... Read more

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Presidents of the Chambers of Three Judges 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 11 October 2018, five presidents were elected for the Chambers of Three Judges of the Court of Justice Chambers: Judges Thomas von Danwitz, Camelia Toader, François Biltgen, Küllike Jürimäe, and Constantinos Lycourgos. The presidents are elected for a three-year term. Before joining the Court ... Read more

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First Advocate General of the Court of Justice Appointed 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 11 October 2018, Mr. Maciej Szpunar was appointed First Advocate General of the Court of Justice. Mr. Szpunar has been serving as Advocate General at the Court of Justice since 2013. Prof. Dr. Maciej Szpunar holds degrees in law from the University of Silesia ... Read more

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Switch to E-Curia 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
With effect from 1 December 2018, the IT application e-Curia is becoming the only means of exchange of legal documents Read more

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eu-LISA: New Legal Basis – New Mandate 
16 January 2019
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 21 November 2018, the new legal basis, i.e. Regulation (EU) 2018/1726, for eu-LISA was published in the Official Journal of the EU (O.J. L 295, pp. 99-137). Read more

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Handbook on Application of Charter Published 
16 January 2019
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In October 2018, FRA published a handbook on how to apply the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in law and policymaking at national level. The handbook is a guide on how and when the Charter applies and targets national law- and policy-makers, i.e., those working in governments, parliaments, and regional and local authorities. Read more

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Brexit: Citizens Fail Before European Court 
16 January 2019
2018-Max_Planck_Herr_Wahl_1355_black white_Zuschnitt.jpg Thomas Wahl
On 26 November 2018, the General Court (GC) delivered its judgment in an action for annulment by way of which the applicants wanted to stop Brexit progress. In the case at issue, 13 British citizens residing in EU Member States other than the UK applied ... Read more

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