Training of legal practitioners
Training of legal practitioners in substantive and procedural EU legislation is important to advance efficient cross-border cooperation.
European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters
The EJN (in civil and commercial matters) facilitates the networking of judicial authorities in EU countries in order to improve judicial cooperation.
European Judicial Network in criminal matters
The European Judicial Network in criminal matters (EJN criminal) is a network of Member State contact points who assist in the facilitation of judicial cooperation in criminal matters
In 2002, the Council set up Eurojust in order to reinforce the fight against serious organised crime. In 2018, the European Parliament and the Council updated the mandate of Eurojust to support and strengthen coordination and cooperation between national investigating and prosecuting authorities in relation to serious cross-border crime. Eurojust is a body composed of prosecutors, judges and representatives of judicial authorities with equivalent competences.
European Law Institute
The European Law Institute is an independent non-profit organisation, established to contribute to better law-making in Europe, the enhancement of European legal integration and the formation of a more vigorous European legal community.
This page contains information on penitentiary establishments and fact sheets on prison conditions as drawn up by Member States’ authorities, providing practitioners with information necessary for the implementation of the EAW and other mutual recognition instruments.