ED Krum Garkov welcomes Minister Päivi Räsänen in eu-LISA

The Executive Director of eu-LISA Mr Krum GARKOV met the Minister of the Interior of Finland Ms Päivi Räsänen, joined by experts from the International Affairs Unit and the Police and Border Department, on the 7th of October in the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA), headquarters, in Tallinn.

During the working meeting the Executive Director presented the progress of the Agency during its first two years of operation, elaborated on the medium- and long-term strategic priorities and discussed the contribution of eu-LISA to the legal proposal of the Commission on the Smart Borders programme.

The Finnish delegation congratulated eu-LISA on its efforts and successful performance related to the operational management tasks for the Schengen Information System (SIS II), Visa Information System (VIS) and EURODAC.