BETA


2015/0810(CNS) Cooperation agreement between Eurojust and Ukraine

Progress: Awaiting final decision

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead LIBE KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne (icon: S&D S&D) ŠTĚTINA Jaromír (icon: PPE PPE), GRIESBECK Nathalie (icon: ALDE ALDE)
Committee Opinion AFET
Committee Opinion JURI MAŠTÁLKA Jiří (icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL)
Lead committee dossier:

Events

2016/02/02
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2016/02/02
   EP - Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The European Parliament adopted by 555 votes to 67, with 61 abstentions, a legislative resolution on the draft Council implementing decision approving the conclusion by Eurojust of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

Parliament approved the Council draft in the framework of the consultation procedure.

To recall, the draft agreement contains provisions concerning the operational cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine, such as the secondment of a liaison officer by Ukraine to Eurojust and the exchange of information. It seeks to aid and reinforce the fight against serious crime and would contribute to enhancing judicial co-operation, in particular in the field of organised crime and terrorism.

Documents
2016/01/19
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Details

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (consultation of Parliament), the report by Sylvia-Yvonne KAUFMANN (S&D, DE) on the draft Council implementing decision approving the conclusion by Eurojust of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

The committee recommended that Parliament approve the Council draft on cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine with the aim to enhancing judicial cooperation in the fight against serious crime in particular organised crime and terrorism. The draft agreement contains provisions concerning the operational cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine, such as the secondment of a liaison officer by Ukraine to Eurojust and the exchange of information.

The explanatory statement accompanying the report recalled that the Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust (JSB) has approved the draft agreement and that all Eurojust amendments to the draft agreement have been taking into account (particularly on data protection).

Accordingly, the committee supports the conclusion of this cooperation agreement with Ukraine, since it would aid and reinforce the fight against serious crime and would contribute to enhancing judicial co-operation, in particular in the field of organised crime and terrorism.

Documents
2016/01/14
   EP - Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
2016/01/12
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2015/11/26
   EP - Committee Opinion
2015/11/19
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2015/11/19
   EP - Responsible Committee
2015/10/14
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2015/10/01
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE: to approve the conclusion, by Eurojust, of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

PROPOSED ACT: Council Implementing Decision.

ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: the Council adopts the act after consulting the European Parliament but without being obliged to follow its opinion.

BACKGROUND: Decision 2002/187/JHA stipulates that Eurojust may conclude agreements with third States and organisations. Such agreements may, in particular, concern the exchange of information, including personal data, and the secondment of liaison officers or liaison magistrates to Eurojust. Such agreements may only be concluded after consultation by Eurojust with the Joint Supervisory Body concerning the provisions on data protection and after the approval by the Council.

In order to strengthen its capacity to work with Ukraine, Eurojust has negotiated an Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

Ukraine has ratified the Council of Europe Convention and its Additional Protocol regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data. The Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust gave a positive opinion on the provisions of the Agreement concerning data protection. The Agreement was approved by the College of Eurojust on 10 March 2015.

CONTENT: in accordance with the draft implementing Decision, Eurojust is hereby authorised to conclude the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Montenegro .

The Agreement contains provisions on the exchange of personal data.

Denmark, the United Kingdom and Ireland shall take part in the adoption and application of this Decision.

Documents

Documents

Activities

Votes

A8-0007/2016 - Sylvia-Yvonne Kaufmann - Vote unique

2016/02/02 Outcome: +: 555, -: 67, 0: 61
DE IT PL ES RO FR BE BG HU CZ GB SE AT NL SK PT FI DK LT HR SI LU LV EE IE MT EL CY
Total
89
63
51
45
31
70
21
17
18
18
63
19
17
24
12
18
12
13
10
10
8
6
7
6
6
5
19
4
icon: PPE PPE
202

Finland PPE

2

Denmark PPE

For (1)

1
2

Luxembourg PPE

3

Estonia PPE

For (1)

1

Ireland PPE

2

Cyprus PPE

1
icon: S&D S&D
172

Netherlands S&D

3

Croatia S&D

2

Slovenia S&D

For (1)

1

Luxembourg S&D

For (1)

1

Latvia S&D

1

Estonia S&D

For (1)

1

Ireland S&D

For (1)

1

Malta S&D

3

Cyprus S&D

1
icon: ALDE ALDE
64

Romania ALDE

3

United Kingdom ALDE

1

Austria ALDE

For (1)

1

Denmark ALDE

3

Croatia ALDE

2

Slovenia ALDE

For (1)

1

Luxembourg ALDE

For (1)

1

Latvia ALDE

1

Estonia ALDE

3

Ireland ALDE

For (1)

1
icon: ECR ECR
67

Italy ECR

2

Romania ECR

For (1)

1

Bulgaria ECR

2

Czechia ECR

2

Netherlands ECR

2
2

Croatia ECR

For (1)

1

Latvia ECR

For (1)

1

Greece ECR

Against (1)

1
icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE
45

Spain Verts/ALE

3

France Verts/ALE

Abstain (1)

6

Belgium Verts/ALE

2

Hungary Verts/ALE

2

United Kingdom Verts/ALE

For (1)

5

Sweden Verts/ALE

For (1)

3

Austria Verts/ALE

2

Netherlands Verts/ALE

2

Finland Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Denmark Verts/ALE

Abstain (1)

1

Lithuania Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Croatia Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Slovenia Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Luxembourg Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Latvia Verts/ALE

Abstain (1)

1

Estonia Verts/ALE

For (1)

1
icon: EFDD EFDD
43

Poland EFDD

1

France EFDD

1

Czechia EFDD

Against (1)

1

Sweden EFDD

2

Lithuania EFDD

For (1)

1
icon: NI NI
11

Germany NI

2

Poland NI

Abstain (1)

1

France NI

Against (1)

2

Hungary NI

Abstain (1)

1

United Kingdom NI

For (1)

1
icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL
42

Italy GUE/NGL

2

Sweden GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Netherlands GUE/NGL

Against (1)

3

Portugal GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

4

Finland GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Denmark GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Ireland GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

2

Cyprus GUE/NGL

2
icon: ENF ENF
36

Poland ENF

2

Romania ENF

1

Belgium ENF

Against (1)

1

United Kingdom ENF

Against (1)

1

Netherlands ENF

3

History

(these mark the time of scraping, not the official date of the change)

activities
  • date
    2015-10-01T00:00:00
    docs
    • url
      http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=ADV&RESULTSET=1&DOC_ID=11592%2F15&DOC_LANCD=EN&ROWSPP=25&NRROWS=500&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC
      text
      • PURPOSE: to approve the conclusion, by Eurojust, of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

        PROPOSED ACT: Council Implementing Decision.

        ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: the Council adopts the act after consulting the European Parliament but without being obliged to follow its opinion.

        BACKGROUND: Decision 2002/187/JHA stipulates that Eurojust may conclude agreements with third States and organisations. Such agreements may, in particular, concern the exchange of information, including personal data, and the secondment of liaison officers or liaison magistrates to Eurojust. Such agreements may only be concluded after consultation by Eurojust with the Joint Supervisory Body concerning the provisions on data protection and after the approval by the Council.

        In order to strengthen its capacity to work with Ukraine, Eurojust has negotiated an Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

        Ukraine has ratified the Council of Europe Convention and its Additional Protocol regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data. The Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust gave a positive opinion on the provisions of the Agreement concerning data protection. The Agreement was approved by the College of Eurojust on 10 March 2015.

        CONTENT: in accordance with the draft implementing Decision, Eurojust is hereby authorised to conclude the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Montenegro.

        The Agreement contains provisions on the exchange of personal data.

        Denmark, the United Kingdom and Ireland shall take part in the adoption and application of this Decision.

      type
      Legislative proposal published
      title
      11592/2015
    body
    EC
    commission
    • DG
      Commissioner
      AVRAMOPOULOS Dimitris
    type
    Legislative proposal published
  • date
    2015-10-14T00:00:00
    body
    EP
    type
    Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    committees
  • date
    2016-01-14T00:00:00
    body
    EP
    type
    Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
    committees
  • body
    EP
    docs
    • url
      http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A8-2016-0007&language=EN
      text
      • The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (consultation of Parliament), the report by Sylvia-Yvonne KAUFMANN (S&D, DE) on the draft Council implementing decision approving the conclusion by Eurojust of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

        The committee recommended that Parliament approve the Council draft on cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine with the aim to enhancing judicial cooperation in the fight against serious crime in particular organised crime and terrorism. The draft agreement contains provisions concerning the operational cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine, such as the secondment of a liaison officer by Ukraine to Eurojust and the exchange of information.

        The explanatory statement accompanying the report recalled that the Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust (JSB) has approved the draft agreement and that all Eurojust amendments to the draft agreement have been taking into account (particularly on data protection).

        Accordingly, the committee supports the conclusion of this cooperation agreement with Ukraine, since it would aid and reinforce the fight against serious crime and would contribute to enhancing judicial co-operation, in particular in the field of organised crime and terrorism.

      type
      Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
      title
      A8-0007/2016
    type
    Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
    committees
    date
    2016-01-19T00:00:00
  • date
    2016-02-02T00:00:00
    docs
    body
    EP
    type
    Results of vote in Parliament
commission
  • body
    EC
    dg
    Migration and Home Affairs
    commissioner
    AVRAMOPOULOS Dimitris
committees/0
type
Responsible Committee
body
EP
associated
False
committee_full
Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
committee
LIBE
date
  • 2015-11-19T00:00:00
rapporteur
  • name
    KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne
    group
    Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
    abbr
    S&D
shadows
committees/0
body
EP
responsible
False
committee_full
Foreign Affairs
committee
AFET
committees/1
type
Committee Opinion
body
EP
associated
False
committee_full
Foreign Affairs
committee
AFET
opinion
False
committees/1
body
EP
responsible
False
committee
JURI
date
2015-11-26T00:00:00
committee_full
Legal Affairs
rapporteur
  • group
    GUE/NGL
    name
    MAŠTÁLKA Jiří
committees/2
type
Committee Opinion
body
EP
associated
False
committee_full
Legal Affairs
committee
JURI
date
  • 2015-11-26T00:00:00
rapporteur
  • name
    MAŠTÁLKA Jiří
    group
    European United Left - Nordic Green Left
    abbr
    GUE/NGL
committees/2
body
EP
shadows
responsible
True
committee
LIBE
date
2015-11-19T00:00:00
committee_full
Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
rapporteur
  • group
    S&D
    name
    KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne
docs
  • date
    2015-11-19T00:00:00
    docs
    • url
      http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=COMPARL&mode=XML&language=EN&reference=PE571.794
      title
      PE571.794
    type
    Committee draft report
    body
    EP
  • date
    2016-01-12T00:00:00
    docs
    • url
      http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=COMPARL&mode=XML&language=EN&reference=PE572.952&secondRef=02
      title
      PE572.952
    committee
    JURI
    type
    Committee opinion
    body
    EP
events
  • date
    2015-10-01T00:00:00
    type
    Legislative proposal published
    body
    EC
    docs
    • url
      http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=ADV&RESULTSET=1&DOC_ID=11592%2F15&DOC_LANCD=EN&ROWSPP=25&NRROWS=500&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC
      title
      11592/2015
    summary
  • date
    2015-10-14T00:00:00
    type
    Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    body
    EP
  • date
    2016-01-14T00:00:00
    type
    Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
    body
    EP
  • date
    2016-01-19T00:00:00
    type
    Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
    body
    EP
    docs
    • url
      http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A8-2016-0007&language=EN
      title
      A8-0007/2016
    summary
  • date
    2016-02-02T00:00:00
    type
    Results of vote in Parliament
    body
    EP
    docs
    • url
      https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=26631&l=en
      title
      Results of vote in Parliament
  • date
    2016-02-02T00:00:00
    type
    Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    body
    EP
    docs
    • url
      http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P8-TA-2016-0028
      title
      T8-0028/2016
    summary
links
other
  • body
    EC
    dg
    commissioner
    AVRAMOPOULOS Dimitris
procedure/Modified legal basis
Old
Rules of Procedure EP 150
New
Rules of Procedure EP 159
procedure/dossier_of_the_committee
Old
LIBE/8/04722
New
  • LIBE/8/04722
procedure/subject
Old
  • 6.40.02 Relations with central and eastern Europe
  • 7.40.04 Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
New
6.40.02
Relations with central and eastern Europe
7.40.04
Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
procedure/Modified legal basis
Old
Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament EP 150
New
Rules of Procedure EP 150
activities/0/commission/0/DG/url
Old
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/
New
http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/migration-and-home-affairs_en
other/0/dg/url
Old
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/
New
http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/migration-and-home-affairs_en
procedure/title
Old
Cooperation Agreement between Eurojust and Ukraine. Implementing decision
New
Cooperation agreement between Eurojust and Ukraine
procedure/subtype
Legislation
procedure/subtype
Legislation
activities/4/docs/0
url
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=26631&l=en
type
Results of vote in Parliament
title
Results of vote in Parliament
activities/4/type
Old
Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
New
Results of vote in Parliament
activities/4/docs/0/text
  • The European Parliament adopted by 555 votes to 67, with 61 abstentions, a legislative resolution on the draft Council implementing decision approving the conclusion by Eurojust of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

    Parliament approved the Council draft in the framework of the consultation procedure.

    To recall, the draft agreement contains provisions concerning the operational cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine, such as the secondment of a liaison officer by Ukraine to Eurojust and the exchange of information. It seeks to aid and reinforce the fight against serious crime and would contribute to enhancing judicial co-operation, in particular in the field of organised crime and terrorism.

activities/4/docs
  • url
    http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P8-TA-2016-0028
    type
    Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    title
    T8-0028/2016
activities/4/type
Old
Vote in plenary scheduled
New
Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
procedure/stage_reached
Old
Awaiting Parliament 1st reading / single reading / budget 1st stage
New
Awaiting final decision
activities/3/docs/0/text
  • The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted, in the framework of a special legislative procedure (consultation of Parliament), the report by Sylvia-Yvonne KAUFMANN (S&D, DE) on the draft Council implementing decision approving the conclusion by Eurojust of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

    The committee recommended that Parliament approve the Council draft on cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine with the aim to enhancing judicial cooperation in the fight against serious crime in particular organised crime and terrorism. The draft agreement contains provisions concerning the operational cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine, such as the secondment of a liaison officer by Ukraine to Eurojust and the exchange of information.

    The explanatory statement accompanying the report recalled that the Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust (JSB) has approved the draft agreement and that all Eurojust amendments to the draft agreement have been taking into account (particularly on data protection).

    Accordingly, the committee supports the conclusion of this cooperation agreement with Ukraine, since it would aid and reinforce the fight against serious crime and would contribute to enhancing judicial co-operation, in particular in the field of organised crime and terrorism.

activities/3/docs
  • url
    http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A8-2016-0007&language=EN
    type
    Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
    title
    A8-0007/2016
activities/4/type
Old
Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
New
Vote in plenary scheduled
activities/3
date
2016-01-19T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
committees
procedure/stage_reached
Old
Awaiting committee decision
New
Awaiting Parliament 1st reading / single reading / budget 1st stage
activities/2
date
2016-01-14T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
committees
procedure/Modified legal basis
Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament EP 150
activities/2
date
2016-02-02T00:00:00
body
EP
type
Indicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
activities/1/committees/1/date
2015-11-26T00:00:00
activities/1/committees/1/rapporteur
  • group
    GUE/NGL
    name
    MAŠTÁLKA Jiří
committees/1/date
2015-11-26T00:00:00
committees/1/rapporteur
  • group
    GUE/NGL
    name
    MAŠTÁLKA Jiří
activities/1/committees/2/shadows
  • group
    EPP
    name
    ŠTĚTINA Jaromír
  • group
    ALDE
    name
    GRIESBECK Nathalie
committees/2/shadows
  • group
    EPP
    name
    ŠTĚTINA Jaromír
  • group
    ALDE
    name
    GRIESBECK Nathalie
activities/1/committees/2/date
2015-11-19T00:00:00
activities/1/committees/2/rapporteur
  • group
    S&D
    name
    KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne
committees/2/date
2015-11-19T00:00:00
committees/2/rapporteur
  • group
    S&D
    name
    KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne
activities/0/docs/0/text
  • PURPOSE: to approve the conclusion, by Eurojust, of the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

    PROPOSED ACT: Council Implementing Decision.

    ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: the Council adopts the act after consulting the European Parliament but without being obliged to follow its opinion.

    BACKGROUND: Decision 2002/187/JHA stipulates that Eurojust may conclude agreements with third States and organisations. Such agreements may, in particular, concern the exchange of information, including personal data, and the secondment of liaison officers or liaison magistrates to Eurojust. Such agreements may only be concluded after consultation by Eurojust with the Joint Supervisory Body concerning the provisions on data protection and after the approval by the Council.

    In order to strengthen its capacity to work with Ukraine, Eurojust has negotiated an Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Ukraine.

    Ukraine has ratified the Council of Europe Convention and its Additional Protocol regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data. The Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust gave a positive opinion on the provisions of the Agreement concerning data protection. The Agreement was approved by the College of Eurojust on 10 March 2015.

    CONTENT: in accordance with the draft implementing Decision, Eurojust is hereby authorised to conclude the Agreement on Cooperation between Eurojust and Montenegro.

    The Agreement contains provisions on the exchange of personal data.

    Denmark, the United Kingdom and Ireland shall take part in the adoption and application of this Decision.

activities/0/docs/0/url
http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=ADV&RESULTSET=1&DOC_ID=11592%2F15&DOC_LANCD=EN&ROWSPP=25&NRROWS=500&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC
activities
  • date
    2015-10-01T00:00:00
    docs
    • type
      Legislative proposal published
      title
      11592/2015
    body
    EC
    type
    Legislative proposal published
    commission
    • DG
      Commissioner
      AVRAMOPOULOS Dimitris
  • date
    2015-10-14T00:00:00
    body
    EP
    type
    Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    committees
committees
  • body
    EP
    responsible
    False
    committee_full
    Foreign Affairs
    committee
    AFET
  • body
    EP
    responsible
    False
    committee_full
    Legal Affairs
    committee
    JURI
  • body
    EP
    responsible
    True
    committee_full
    Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
    committee
    LIBE
links
other
  • body
    EC
    dg
    commissioner
    AVRAMOPOULOS Dimitris
procedure
dossier_of_the_committee
LIBE/8/04722
reference
2015/0810(CNS)
title
Cooperation Agreement between Eurojust and Ukraine. Implementing decision
geographical_area
  • Ukraine
stage_reached
Awaiting committee decision
subtype
Legislation
type
CNS - Consultation procedure
subject