Eurojust Assesses its Cooperation with Serbia
Since the appointment of the first liaison officer from Serbia at Eurojust (Ms Gordana Janicijevic) in March 2020, the number of cases with Serbian involvement at Eurojust has increased considerably. Eurojust registered 65 new cases originating in or concerning Serbia in its first year, representing an increase of 62.5% compared to the situation before the appointment. In 2021, Eurojust registered 20 new cases with regard to Serbia.
Eurojust and Serbia signed a cooperation agreement in 2019. It also foresees an annual evaluation of the cooperation. In a press statement of 28 June 2021, Zagorka Dolovac, Serbia’s chief public prosecutor, and Ladislav Hamran, president of Eurojust expressed their satisfaction with the implementation of the agreement and the successful fight against cross-border crime.