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Entry into Force of Protocol No. 16 to the ECHR 
20 October 2018
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri
On 1 August 2018, Protocol No. 16 to the ECHR, which shall strengthen the dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the highest national courts, came into force after 10 Member States signed and ratified it. Read more

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Council of Europe Reform of the European Court of Human Rights
EU Agencies Against Trafficking in Human Beings 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 13 June 2018, ten EU Agencies signed a Joint Statement committing themselves to working together against trafficking in human beings (THB). Read more

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EU Law Enforcement Cooperation Police Cooperation
Online Manual on Controlled Deliveries 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In June 2018, the Council of Europe’s drug policy network – the Pompidou Group – launched the creation of an online handbook to enhance and improve the international coordination of controlled deliveries of illicit commodities. Read more

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EU Council of Europe Law Enforcement Cooperation Police Cooperation
Crime Information Cell Established 
20 October 2018 (updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago)
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 July 2018, the EUNAVFOR Med operation Sophia Task Force was enforced by five specialists from Europol, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, and EUNAVFOR Med. Read more

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EU Law Enforcement Cooperation Police Cooperation
Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2018 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In June 2018, Europol published its Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT) for 2018, outlining current trends. Read more

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EU Europol Terrorism
EMSC Report 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In April 2018, Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) published its two-year Activity Report covering the period from January 2017 to January 2018. Read more

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EU Europol Organised Crime
Webcasts on Border Management Launched 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In June 2018, Frontex launched a series of webcasts presenting selected research findings of graduates of the European Joint Master’s in Strategic Border Management. The first webcast looked the mental health protection of border guards in stressful situations. Read more

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EU Frontex
Frontex Deploys First Liaison Officer 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 31 August 2018, Frontex deployed its first liaison officer to Bulgaria. She is the first of eleven liaison officers to be deployed to an EU Member State, with the aim of enhancing cooperation between the agency and the national authorities responsible for border management, returns, and coast guard functions. Read more

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EU Frontex
Annual 2017 Report of Frontex 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
On 5 May 2018, the Frontex Consultative Forum published its 5th Annual Report, providing an overview of its main activities in 2017. Read more

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EU Frontex
Strategic Plan 2018-2022 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
At the end of April 2018, FRA published its five-year Strategic Plan for the period 2018-2022. The plan identifies five priority areas that will guide the Agency’s work each year during this period. Read more

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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
New Scientific Committee Appointed 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
At the end of May 2018, FRA’s Management Board appointed 11 persons to its new Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee is tasked with guaranteeing the scientific quality of FRA’s work and should therefore be involved in the early preparation stages of the majority of FRA’s documents. Read more

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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
FRA Annual Activity Report Published 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In June 2018, FRA published its Consolidated Annual Activity Report for 2017. The report outlines the agency’s achievements regarding strategic priorities and objectives, thematic areas, and its economy and efficiency in spending and non-spending activities. Read more

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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Hate Crime Report Published 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In June 2018, FRA published a report on hate crime recording and data collection practice across the EU. The report aims to assist police investigators, managers, hate crime officers, and policymakers as well as EU and intergovernmental organisations in their policymaking. Read more

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EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
20th Anniversary of EJN Foundation 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
During its 50th Plenary on 27-29 June 2018, the EJN celebrated its 20th anniversary. Read more

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EU European Judicial Network (EJN)
Cooperation in Psychoactive Substance and Precursor Cases: Report Published 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
In April 2018, Eurojust published a report analysing the current situation in judicial cooperation in new psychoactive substance (NPS) and precursor cases. Read more

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Practice: Global Airport Action Days 
20 October 2018
Riehle_Cornelia_Neu_SW.jpg Cornelia Riehle
This year’s 11th Global Airport Action Days (GAAD) took place from 18 to 22 June 2018, resulting in arrests of more than 140 people in 61 countries. Read more

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EU Eurojust Judicial Cooperation