Eurojust is an agency of the European Union established in 2002. Eurojust stimulates and improves the coordination of investigations and prosecutions and the cooperation between the competent authorities in the Member States, particularly by facilitating the execution of international mutual legal assistance requests and the implementation of extradition requests. Eurojust supports in any way possible the competent authorities of the Member States to render their investigations and prosecutions more effective when dealing with cross-border crime.
The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) is the independent public prosecution office of the European Union that started operational work on 1 June 2021.
Europol is the European Union's Law Enforcement Agency which aims at improving the effectiveness and co-operation of the competent authorities in the Member States in preventing and combating terrorism, unlawful drug trafficking and other serious forms of international organised crime.
The Network of National Experts on Joint Investigation Teams (JITs Network) was established in July 2005, implementing the ‘Hague Programme’ and its commitment that each Member State should designate a National Expert ‘with a view to encouraging the use of JITs and exchanging experience on best practice’.
The European Network of Contact Points in respect of responsible for the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (‘the Genocide Network’) is a body established by the Council of the EU (Council Decisions 2002/494/JHA and 2003/335/JHA) to ensure close cooperation between national authorities in investigating and prosecuting core international crimes, as defined in Articles 6, 7 and 8 of the Rome Statute of the ICC.
The European Judicial Cybercrime Network (EJCN) is a network of prosecutors and investigative judges specialised in cybercrime, cyber-enabled crime and criminal investigations in cyberspace.
The Ibero-American Network of International Legal Cooperation (IberRed, created in 2004) is a cooperation tool in civil and criminal matters, made available for all legal agents from the 22 Ibero-American countries and the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico¹.
FRA is the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights based in Vienna (Austria). FRA was set up to provide independent evidence-based assistance and expertise relating to fundamental rights, in the domain of European Union law, in support to EU institutions and bodies, as well as Member States
The European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) was founded by the schools of judges and other institutions specifically responsible for the training of the professional judiciary of all EU-Member States.
The European e-Justice Portal is conceived as a future electronic one-stop-shop in the area of justice.
The network consists of representatives of the Member States' judicial and administrative authorities for cooperation as regards civil and commercial law. The main objective is to make life easier for people facing litigation of whatever kind where there is a transnational element - i.e. where it involves more than one Member State.
The South Eastern European Prosecutors Advisory Group (SEEPAG, created in 2003), constituted by the Declaration of the prosecutor representatives during its first meeting, is composed of prosecutors from countries of the Southeastern European (SEE) region. SEEPAG is a judicial mechanism for international cooperation.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.
The mission of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) is to protect the interests of the European Union, to fight fraud, corruption and any other irregular activity, including misconduct within the European Institutions.
The Academy of European Law (ERA) provides training to legal practitioners in European criminal justice cooperation and in other areas of European law. It was established in 1992 on the initiative of the European Parliament as a non-profit public foundation. Its patrons include most EU member states and it is supported financially by the European Union. ERA works with all practitioners of law, be they judges, prosecutors, defence counsel, law enforcement officers or lawyers in public administration.
The EU-Philippines Justice Support Programme (EPJUST), is the European Union's (EU) direct response to the request of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) for technical assistance in addressing the problem of extra-legal killings (ELKs) and enforced disappearances (EDs).
The Council of Europe, based in Strasbourg (France), is composed by 47 member countries. Founded on 5 May 1949 the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals
The PC-OC is one of the Council of Europe committees of experts, which functions under the steering of the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC).
The objective of the European Criminal Law Academy Network is to promote academic research and education on the field of European Criminal Law.
EuroMed Justice brings together the most relevant stakeholders in the field of criminal justice, including representatives from the South Partner Countries (SPCs), Eurojust, European Judicial Network, the EU Member States, as well as other relevant EU and international organisations active in the judicial and law enforcement sector.
The Network of judicial international cooperation of the Portuguese speaking countries (Rede Judiciária da CPLP, RJCPLP, created in 2005) was established by the Conference of Ministers of Justice of the Portuguese speaking Countries.
The Commonwealth Network of Contact Persons (CNCP, created in 2007) was established to improve and enhance international assistance and cooperation in criminal cases through facilitating international co-operation in criminal cases between the Commonwealth Member States, including mutual legal assistance and extradition and through providing the legal and practical information necessary to the authorities in their own country and in the Commonwealth Member States wishing to invoke international cooperation.
The Moroccan Judicial network for international cooperation (MJNIC), is a group of magistrates, judges and public prosecutors, with special expertise in international legal cooperation, intended to facilitate, to improve and to encourage the international legal cooperation requested or given by Morocco, through the active advising and supporting to the judicial authorities involved, both national and international, in order to achieve the informal intermediation between them.
The Judicial Regional Platform of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC, created in 2009) was established by UNODC's Terrorism Prevention Branch and Organised Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch in order to strengthen international cooperation in criminal matters in the regions of the Indian Ocean. Its main objective is to prevent and combat forms of serious crime, such as organised crime, corruption, drug trafficking or terrorism. It is a Network of focal points, who facilitate extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and procedures with the Member States.
The Judicial Regional Platform of Sahel countries (SAHEL, created in 2010) was created jointly by UNODC's Terrorism Prevention Branch and Organised Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch and COI. It is a Network of focal points, who facilitate extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters procedures with the Member States.
The European Network for Victims’ Rights (ENVR) is an informal network of policy officers working at the ministries of justice (or other relevant authorities)
IPA 2017 project was implemented by Gesellschaft fűr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the Italian Ministry of Interior.
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