EU Agencies and Actors
The offical website of the judicial authority of the European Union that ensures the uniform application and interpretation of European Union law.
The Justice and Home Affairs Council develops cooperation and common policies on various cross-border issues, with the aim of building an EU-wide area of freedom, security and justice.
The Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affaires Committee of the European Parliament is responsible for most of the legislation and democratic oversight of JHA policies.
The Commission´s Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers provides on its website detailed thematic information on European Criminal Law.
DG Migration and Home Affairs prepares EU rules in relation to cooperation on cross-border issues, including asylum, migration, border control, organised crime and terrorism. It also watches over their application and funds related projects.
The EDPS is an independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy and promoting good practice in the EU institutions and bodies.
The EJTN is the principal platform and promoter for the training and exchange of knowledge of the European judiciary.
The EJN is a network of national contact points for the facilitation of judicial co-operation in criminal matters.
Europol is the European Union’s law enforcement agency and assists the European Union’s Member States in their fight against serious international crime and terrorism.
Formally established in 2002, Eurojust stimulates and improves the coordination of investigations and prosecutions between the competent authorities in the Member States.
OLAF investigates fraud against the EU budget, corruption and serious misconduct within the European institutions, and develops anti-fraud policy for the European Commission.