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Supporting through technology the efforts of the EU and its Member States to keep Europe open and secure:

  • Provide high-quality efficient services and solutions
  • Continuously align the capabilities of technology with the evolving needs of the Member States
  • Grow as a centre of excellence

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Manage operations of the Schengen Information System (SIS), the Visa Information System (VIS) and Eurodac

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  • Participate in implementing new systems (research and development)
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EUAA and eu-LISA sign updated cooperation plan for the next years and eu-LISA sign updated cooperation plan for the next years04/12/2023 22:00:00<p>​<span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">On 5 December, <a href="">EUAA</a>, the Eur</span><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">opean Union Agency for Asylum, and eu-LISA, the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, concluded an agreement to strengthen their cooperation. A new cooperation plan was signed by EUAA Executive Director <strong>Nina GREGORI</strong> and eu-LISA Executive Director <strong>Agnès DIALLO</strong> in Brussels.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"></span><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">The cooperation plan outlines a number of envisaged actions in several thematic areas, including asylum and migration management, security and business continuity, training, research and innovation as well as personal data protection; all of which the Agencies have agreed to work on together – within the remits of the respective mandates.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">In addition, the two Agencies, as successive holders of the Trio Presidency of the Justice and Home Affairs Agencies Network (JHAAN) will continue their close collaboration in terms of planning and implementing the Network’s priorities, including Digitalisation, the EU Green Deal, and Cybersecurity. </span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Quote">"The signing of this renewed Cooperation Plan reaffirms the dedication of eu-LISA and EUAA to uphold and broaden their collaboration as the most effective means to enhance their contributions to Member States and the EU as a whole. Both agencies base their cooperation on synergies and complementarity, working together with the shared goal of fostering a safer and stronger Europe," </span>said <strong>Agnès DIALLO</strong>, Executive Director of eu-LISA.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Quote">"Our collaboration as EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies comes at a crucial juncture. Member States need digital solutions to the protection challenges the Union faces. Implementing the proposed change to the EU’s migration management system and the Interoperability Framework is going to require our Agencies to work hand-in-hand.  This renewed Cooperation Agreement will enable us to do so."</span> added the EUAA’s Executive Director <strong>Nina GREGORI</strong>.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"><img src="/Newsroom/News/PublishingImages/Untitled%20(27).png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p><p><span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:inherit;font-size:1.46em;background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">Backgr</span><span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:inherit;font-size:1.46em;background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">ound</span><br></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">The EUAA and eu-LISA’s cooperation is underpinned by a cooperation plan. The latter is a technical elaboration of the existing <a href="">Working Arrangement</a> between the two agencies and details the various ways and thematic areas in which the two organisations envisage working together.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);"></span><span style="background-color:rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);">Read more: <a href="/Newsroom/News/Documents/Cooperation%20Plan%202023-2025%20EUAA%20and%20eu-LISA.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Cooperation Plan 2023-2025 EUAA and eu-LISA.pdf</a></span></p>
Industry Roundtable a big success in Madrid Roundtable a big success in Madrid27/11/2023 15:00:00<p>On 23-24 November 2023, eu-LISA held in Madrid, Spain its first ever Justice-themed Industry Roundtable (IR) – "<strong>Digitalisation of Justice: Turning Challenges into Opportunities</strong>" – organised and delivered in collaboration with the Spanish Presidency of the Council of Europe. The aim of the IR was to build closer relationship with both Member State authorities and industry developing solutions for the digitalisation of justice by detailing the role and the contribution of eu-LISA in this area. </p><p>The first day of the event set the scene and centred around future policy and strategy in the European digitalisation of justice, the role of eu-LISA and Member State experiences. </p><p>In her opening keynote, <strong>Agnes Diallo</strong>, Executive Director of eu-LISA, highlighted "<em>We aim to build closer relationships to foster real solutions in the digitalisation of justice. Solutions from industry to address needs & challenges. We want to tell you about the role and the contribution that eu-LISA is bringing to the table.</em></p><p><em>ECRIS-TCN, e-CODEX and JITs CP will bring tangible benefits to cross-border judicial cooperation for Member States, justice practitioners and ultimately, EU citizens. They will reinforce the values of security and justice across Europe.</em>"</p><p>The afternoon progressed with introductory remarks by Manuel Olmedo, Secretary General at the Spanish General Secretariat for Innovation and Quality of the Public Justice Service followed by Ana Gallego, Director-General for Justice and Consumers at the European commission (DG JUST). Recent EU policy was explained by DG JUST and eu-LISA illustrated eu-LISA's current role and ongoing activity within the field of digitalising justice in the EU. Day one concluded with presentations from Ireland, Portugal and Spain on current initiatives at Member State level.</p><p>Day two was dedicated to industry and giving them a platform to present practical solutions that address identified operational challenges within Member States' judicial practices and authorities.</p><p>Presentations were provided by selected industry stakeholders and covered a variety of approaches and potential solutions. Details regarding who (company and speaker) showcased can be found in the programme published on the dedicated Industry Roundtable website: <a href=""></a> </p><p>Whilst closing the last IR of 2023, after thanking all involved parties, <strong>Luca Tagliaretti</strong>, Deputy Executive Director at eu-LISA, stressed "<em>This has been a great occasion for us to learn about some of the challenges you are facing when it comes to the digitalisation of justice and to discuss some of the possible solutions.</em></p><p><em>The challenges you are facing are similar to those, border and law enforcement authorities faced earlier and still face. However, I see that all together we are well on track in addressing them both at Member State and EU level. After all, it takes a network to fight a network!</em></p><p><em>Let me assure you, when it comes to cross-border judicial cooperation, eu-LISA stands ready to support you with our experience and expertise in developing and implementing reliable and scalable IT solutions.</em>"</p><p>Further details about the topics covered, as well as an executive summary, full report and photo gallery, will soon be available on the <a href="">Industry Roundtable website</a>.<br></p><p></p><center> <img src="/Newsroom/News/PublishingImages/Website-Footer.jpg" alt="" /> </center> <p></p>
A delegation from the French Ministry of the Interior visits the eu-LISA site in Strasbourg delegation from the French Ministry of the Interior visits the eu-LISA site in Strasbourg22/11/2023 10:00:00<p>On 21 November, eu-LISA was honoured to host a high-level visit from the French Ministry of the Interior at its operational site in Strasbourg.<br></p><p>Discussions focused on eu-LISA's mission and the added value the Agency brings to the security of the Union and its citizens, while allowing them to enjoy openness and freedom of movement. The French delegation received a comprehensive update on the current and future large-scale IT systems for EU Justice and Home Affairs and was given a tour of the site from which eu-LISA operates the IT systems.</p><p>The Agency's Executive Director, <strong>Agnès Diallo</strong>, said: "<em>I am very pleased to welcome a delegation of French Prefects to our site. This visit is a clear demonstration of the importance of eu-LISA's work. We attach great importance to constructive and cooperative relations with all EU Member States, because only by acting together can we ensure a safer Europe for our citizens. eu-LISA has developed and manages large-scale IT systems designed to make the tasks of Member States' law enforcement authorities easier and more efficient, and we are honoured to contribute to this effort</em>".<br></p><p></p><center> <img src="/Newsroom/News/PublishingImages/PREFETS%20-%20Website-Body.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </center> <p></p>

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eu-LISA Environmental statement 2022 Environmental statement.pdfeu-LISA Environmental statement 202209/10/2023 21:00:00The publication of the EMAS Environmental Statement on our website is a crucial step in transparently communicating our organisation's commitment to environmental sustainability. This statement serves as a public declaration of our adherence to the requirements of the European Union Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), highlighting our dedication to continuous improvement in environmental performance. By making this statement accessible online, eu-LISA aims to foster trust among stakeholders by providing a clear overview of our environmental objectives, achievements, and ongoing initiatives.155{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}