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Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Assoc. prof. Dragomir Krastev PhD. EUROPOL
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър ACCOUNTABILITY Europol is democratically managed on the basis of a system of controls, checks and supervision of governance. EU justice and interior ministers, MEPs, other EU bodies, a management board drawn from all EU Member States, and its directorate all play important roles in managing Europol and ensuring that it is accountable. Europol has been an EU agency since It is ultimately accountable to the Council of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs, which comprises the relevant ministers from all EU Member States. The Council is responsible for the main control and guidance of Europol, and appoints the agencys Director and Deputy Directors.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Together with the European Parliament (EP), the Council approves Europols budget (which is part of the EUs general budget) as well as adopts regulations related to Europols work. The EP plays an important role in overseeing Europol. In addition to adopting the agencys annual budget, the EP issues the discharge the decision by which it releases the European Commission (EC) from its responsibility for managing a given budget, by indicating the end of the period in which that budget has been executed. The discharge is granted by Parliament on a recommendation from the Council. The EP is also consulted in the adoption of new Council regulations concerning Europol.discharge
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър EUROPOL MANAGEMENT BOARD Europols governing body, Management Board, gives it strategic guidance and oversees the implementation of its tasks. The Board comprises one high-ranking representative from each EU Member State and from the European Commission, each of whom has one vote.Management Board The Management Board, which must reach decisions by a two-thirds majority, meets at least twice a year to discuss a wide range of issues related to Europols current activities and its future development. It adopts Europols annual budget, its work programme or annual business plan and a general report on the previous years activities.budgetwork programme or annual business plan It then submits these documents for endorsement to the Council of Ministers, which in turn forwards them to the European Parliament for its information.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър EUROPOL DIRECTORATE In its day-to-day operations, Europol is headed by a Director, who is appointed by a unanimous decision of the Council of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs, after the Council has obtained the opinion of the Management Board. The Director, who is appointed for a four-year term, with the possibility of a second, is responsible for: overseeing the administration of Europol seeing to the performance of tasks assigned to Europol overseeing the management of personnel any other tasks consigned to him by the Europol Council Decision or by the Management Board.Europol Council Decision
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър The Director is assisted in his position by three Deputy Directors, who are also appointed by the Council for a four-year term, with the possibility of a second. The current Deputy Directors are: Wil van Gemert, Operations DepartmentWil van Gemert Oldrich Martinu, Governance DepartmentOldrich Martinu Luis de Eusebio Ramos, Capabilities Department.Luis de Eusebio Ramos Europols current Director is Rob Wainwright, who assumed the post in 2009.Rob Wainwright
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY Europol abides by the same principles as other EU agencies and institutions in terms of transparency and financial accountability. A number of institutions and bodies are involved in enforcing financial accountability at the agency, including the:transparency European Court of Auditors Internal Audit Service Internal Audit Function.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър EUROPEAN OMBUDSMAN The European Ombudsman provides a further layer of accountability at Europol. The Ombudsmans mission is to serve democracy by working with EU institutions, including Europol, to create a more effective, accountable, transparent and ethical administration. It investigates complaints against EU institutions and bodies.European Ombudsman Any member of the public that has concerns about maladministration in the activities of these institutions and bodies has the right to register a complaint on the matter with the Ombudsman.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Europol adheres to the key principles of good governance promoted by the Ombudsmans European Code of Good Administrative Behaviour:European Code of Good Administrative Behaviour Fairness Proportionality Objectivity Lawfulness impartiality.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър OPERATIONAL COORDINATION & SUPPORT Providing a comprehensive portfolio of services to law enforcement Operational coordination is increasingly being recognised by EU Member States as a desirable and beneficial service, especially in large-scale operations involving several countries. One of Europols three main goals is to provide the most effective operational support and expertise to investigations in Member States by developing and employing a comprehensive portfolio of services.three main goals
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Its suite of operational-coordination services includes: facilitating international cooperation and the exchange of criminal intelligence; identifying organised crime groups; targeting the key perpetrators behind criminal networks; providing on-the-spot-support, including access to criminal databases and analytical tools, to law enforcement; offering operational analysis;
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър providing forensic and technical expertise; offering training and capacity building; offering mobile offices; making financial support available. Europols Operational Centre is the hub for the exchange of data among Europol, EU Member States and third parties on criminal activity.Operational Centre
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Under its Strategy for 2016 to 2020, Europol aims to provide high-quality operational support for investigations in Member States in three key priority areas aligned with the European Agenda on Security:Strategy for 2016 to 2020European Agenda on Security serious and organised crime Cybercrime counterterrorism.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър INTERAGENCY COOPERATION Operational coordination includes cooperation with other EU agencies. Europol work closely with Frontex to tackle migrant smuggling networks, and with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to protect intellectual property rights.FrontexEuropean Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Operational cooperation on fighting cybercrime is achieved through the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), an innovative country-led framework that operates from Europols headquarters and that is supported by its European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT)European Cybercrime Centre (EC3)
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър OBJECTIVES Under its 2016 Work Programme, Europol has set a number of objectives that together will enhance the coordination of law enforcement operations in the EU. These include:2016 Work Programme taking an active role in coordinating operations by offering a comprehensive portfolio of operational coordination services; driving operational action in priority crime areas where progress has been slower than expected; triggering more high-impact operations and communicate better Europols involvement and added value in them.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър INFORMATION EXCHANGE Sharing intelligence securely and swiftly Europol maintains a technically advanced, reliable, efficient and secure telecommunications infrastructure. It seeks to constantly improve this infrastructure in order to support its operations and deliver a growing range of operational and strategic services to Member States, non-EU countries and third parties. The backbone of this infrastructure is the Europol operations network, which connects law enforcement agencies in all Member States, as well as a growing number of non-EU countries and third parties with which Europol has cooperation agreements.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър The security of the networks infrastructure is Europols primary focus, since state-of- the-art security is the basis for maintaining trust among all the parties that share information and intelligence with and through Europol. Communications among Europol, Member States, non-EU countries and third parties take place through three main channels:
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър 1. SECURE INFORMATION EXCHANGE NETWORK APPLICATION (SIENA) Ensuring the secure exchange of sensitive and restricted information The Secure Information Exchange Network Application is a state-of-the-art platform that meets the communication needs of EU law enforcement. The platform enables the swift and user-friendly exchange of operational and strategic crime-related information among: Europols liaison officers, analysts and experts Member States third parties with which Europol has cooperation agreements.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Since its launch on 1 July 2009, SIENA has facilitated communications within Europol. In 2010, the following entities and countries started using it: EU law-enforcement agencies cooperating partners such as Eurojust and Interpol cooperating states outside the EU, such as Australia, Canada, Norway, Switzerland and the United States. Access continues to be extended: in 2015, law-enforcement agencies in Liechtenstein and Moldova became the latest SIENA partners.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър Future plans include rolling out the system to regional initiatives such as the following: the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre – NarcoticsMaritime Analysis and Operations Centre – Narcotics police customs cooperation centres passenger-information units financial intelligence unitsfinancial intelligence units There are also plans to provide machine translations of SIENA messages into other EU languages.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър 2. EUROPOL INFORMATION SYSTEM (EIS) A system for information on serious international crime The Europol Information System (EIS) is Europols central criminal information and intelligence database. It covers all of Europols mandated crime areas, including terrorism. Launched in 2005 and available in 22 languages, the EIS contains information on serious international crimes, suspected and convicted persons, criminal structures, and offences and the means used to commit them. It is a reference system that can be used to check whether information on a certain person or an object of interest (such as a car, a telephone or an message) is available beyond national or organisational jurisdictions.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър The data inserted into the EIS remains under the full control of the inputting entity (the data owner) and cannot be altered in any way by Europol or another Member State. The owner is responsible for: ensuring the accuracy and reliability of the data; verifying time limits on the storage of data; ensuring that the data is up to date. Security and data protection are of paramount importance for the EIS. Users right of access to the data stored in it depends on their user profiles and on the restrictions defined by the data owner. As a general rule, users at Europol and in the Europol National Units have direct access to all data stored in the system, but the data owner may limit that right on a case-by-case basis.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър 3. EUROPOL PLATFORM FOR EXPERTS (EPE) Lending expertise and adding unique value to international law enforcement cooperation STATISTICS By the end of 2015, users from 84 countries could interact and collaborate with each other in virtual communities. Of these, about used the system for the first time in 2015 an increase of 35 % on the previous year. The Europol Platform for Experts (EPE) is a secure, collaborative web platform for specialists in a variety of law enforcement areas.
Варненски Свободен Университет Черноризец Храбър The Europol Platform for Experts (EPE) facilitates the sharing of: best practices; documentation; innovation; knowledge; non-personal data on crime.
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