In cooperation with the CEPOL and with the support of EUROJUST, the EJTN funds the annual participation of judges and prosecutors from the different EU Member States to CEPOL's seminars on Join Investigation Teams, aiming at fostering a greater cooperation and information-exchange between magistrates and law enforcement officers at the EU level. Training event addressed to Law enforcement officials, judges and prosecutors, including potential leaders of Joint Investigation Teams.
To improve the effectiveness of JITs by enhancing the competencies and deepen the understanding of law enforcement officers of the set-up and functioning of Joint Investigation Teams.
Law enforcement officers (26 funded by CEPOL) and judges/prosecutors (12-14 funded by EJTN) in particular potential leaders of Joint Investigation Teams.
General Learning Outcomes - upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:
- Explain Joint Investigation Team leadership principles;
- Recognise management challenges of Joint Investigation Teams through the review of practice;
- Apply the concept of JITs;
- Compare JIT with other forms of criminal investigations;
- Identify legal practice and procedural issues in JITs;
- Illustrate how to set up and operate a JIT;
- Select appropriate services offered by the European Union to support JITs;
- Differentiate the roles of the different actors in a JIT;
- Complete and submit applications for JIT funding;
- Draft a JIT agreement based on the model agreement available in the JITs Manual;
- Evaluate a JIT based on the evaluation template.
All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution.
Upon invitation by EJTN, participants register via EJTN online platform to which they receive access.
After the event, reimbursement is processed via EJTN online platform.
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Number of places:
15 judges and prosecutors from all Member States
Deadline for applications: