Following a public call for tender organised by Eurojust, the SAFE / EPLO consortium has been selected to implement EuroMed Justice Programme training component.

21 training sessions (including ToT trainings) for around 450 judges and prosecutors from South Partner Countries and EU member states are scheduled to be delivered in 2022 in four thematic areas:

  1. International cooperation in criminal matters in the Euro-Mediterranean region, including, but not limited to mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, extradition, transfer of proceedings, transfer of sentenced persons, joint investigations, parallel investigations, spontaneous exchange of information, emergency procedures;
  2. Procedural criminal law and investigative techniques – AML investigations; asset recovery and confiscation of crime proceeds; special investigative techniques; procedures to investigate terrorism cases; procedural rights for victims and defendants etc.;
  3. Criminal law – terrorism related crime; financial crime; drug trafficking; traffic of human beings; migrant smuggling etc.;
  4. Cybercrime, electronic evidence and data protection related aspects in international cooperation in criminal matters procedures

Below a short presentation of the SAFE/ EPLO Consortium :

Fondazione SAFE (Security and Freedom for Europe)

Fondazione SAFE is a not-for-profit foundation aiming at promoting high-impact no-profit activities in the rule of law, security and governance sector, with a focus on European countries, Western Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa.

SAFE’s capacities are in developing, testing and implementing training programs and operational guidelines, facilitating cross-border and interagency cooperation among law enforcement agencies, networking to promote best practice exchange and monitoring and evaluating project activities. The foundation is part of the European Security and Defense College Network.

For more information on SAFE’s activities, have a look at: or follow SAFE on twitter @SAFE_Italy

European Public Law Organization (EPLO)

The European Public Law Organization (EPLO) is an International Inter-Governmental Organization headquartered in Athens, Greece, whose mission is the promotion of Public Law and Good Governance throughout the world.

The EPLO’s services are focused on providing training for judges, prosecutors, civil servants and practitioners, advising national authorities for legislative and policy reforms, capacity building for public organizations, policy-oriented research, and public information activities. The Organization has the Status of Observer at the United Nations General Assembly, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

For more information on the EPLO’s activities, please the website:

Trainings and Events

The EuroMed Justice team met with the representatives of the consortium Fondazione SAFE / EPLO

The EuroMed Justice team met with the representatives of the consortium Fondazione SAFE / EPLO Last week, in Soave, Italy, EuroMed Justice team met with the representatives of Fondazione SAFE and European Public Law Organisation (EPLO), part of the SAFE/ EPLO, the consortium selected to implement EuroMed Justice Programme Component. This was the first face…