On the 29th of September 2022, the 14th National Correspondents meeting of the European Judicial Network (EJN) took place in The Hague under the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union, gathering the EJN National Correspondents from the EU Member States for discussions related to the management of the Network as well as on the ongoing EJN projects.
Among the discussion points were the composition of the EJN Presidency Board as well as the ongoing activities of the EJN and the planning for 2023 and 2024. The participants discussed the plans for the EJN 25th Anniversary in 2023 during the Swedish EJN Presidency. Additionally, the state of Play of the implementation of the Action Plan of the EJN Peer Evaluation was presented.
The EJN National Correspondents presented updates from the Member States, regarding the organisation of the EJN and legislative changes in the area of judicial cooperation in their countries.
Furthermore, the EJN Secretariat provided information about the progress on the cooperation with third countries and other judicial networks, including the outcome of the meeting between the EJN EU and Western Balkan Contact Points. The EJN Secretariat presented the state of play of the developments of the EJN website and its tools,especially Atlas, Fiches Belges and Reporting tool.
The EJN National Correspondence reiterated the need to have a functioning EJN Secure Connection and underlined its importance for the communication within the Network.