EJTN signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Asylum Support Office

Monday, October 09, 2017

  • The Memorandum of Understanding formalises a new legacy of valuable cooperation.
  • The EJTN-EASO cooperation includes mapping asylum law-related jurisdictions and entities training judges, involvement in EASO’s Network of Courts and Tribunals, mutual exchange of information and support to the development of asylum law-related activities and training materials.

On October 6th 2017, EJTN signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), an agency of the European Union, to formalise a promising cooperation between the two institutions. The signing took place between EASO’s Executive Director, Mr Jose Carreira and EJTN’s Secretary General, Judge Wojciech Postulski.

Future of the cooperation
EJTN is proud to enjoy the confidence of the EASO and will continue to bolster its partnerships with European judicial bodies and institutions for the benefit of Europe’s judiciary.

The penned Memorandum of Understanding formalises the cooperation between the two institutions, and covers a wide field of mutual endeavours in asylum law-related activities and
training materials.

Concrete undertakings based on a common interest include disseminating information on EASO’s activities, materials, calls for participants and experts, as well as participating in EASO’s Network of Courts and Tribunals.

In addition to cooperating with its Members and Observers, EJTN works closely with its nearly 20 European partners across a wide field of initiatives and projects. EJTN is proud to cement its working relationship with EASO and strive toward delivering greater synergies within judicial training.