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EU cross-border evidence-gathering in criminal matters: present and future, Brussels

Atomium in Brussel.
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
date December 6, 2017 16:00 - 18:30
city Brussels, Belgium
location Room A3E-2 Show location
organisation European People's Party (EPP) i

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Opening session


Esteban GONZÁLEZ PONS, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group and Chair of the Working Group on Legal and Home Affairs

Nuno MELO, Member of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Rapporteur of Directive 2014/41/EU regarding the European Investigation Order in criminal matters


Presentations by the panellists

Chaired and moderated by Nuno MELO MEP


Tania Schroeter, Head of Sector, DG Justice, European Commission; Topic: State of play of the implementation of the European Investigation Order Directive and future instruments

Tuuli Lepp, Counsellor on criminal law, Representative of the Estonian Presidency - Council of the European Union; Topic: Positions and debates in the Council

Jan Kerkhofs, Belgian Federal Public Prosecutor, Counter Terrorism Unit & Cybercrime Unit; Topic: EU cross-border evidence-gathering - the Belgian perspective

Hans Nilsson, Visiting Professor, College of Europe; Topic: Legal challenges and mutual recognition in the EU criminal law

Holger Farnung, Deputy Special Representative of Interpol to the European Union; Topic: Interpol - operational practices and challenges

José Eduardo Guerra, Deputy National Member for Portugal at Eurojust and Chair of the Judicial Cooperation Instruments team; Topic: Eurojust - operational practices and challenges


Questions & Answers and Closing Remarks


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