The 32nd eu-LISA Management Board meeting was held as a hybrid event under the auspices of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU on 16 and 17 November 2021 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The meeting was organised in Slovenia to emphasise the close cooperation of eu-LISA with the Member States of the EU who benefit most from the services of the Agency and jointly plan eu-LISA responsibility and tasks. The meeting was opened by the Slovenian Minister of the Interior, Aleš Hojs.
During the two-day meeting, the Management Board adopted the Agency’s Single Programming Document 2022-2024 and budget for 2022. eu-LISA’s long-term strategy for 2021–2027 an Action plan for the implementation of the roadmap on standardisation and various governance documents were endorsed.
The Chair of the Management Board Zsolt Szolnoki and the Executive Director of eu-LISA Krum Garkov emphasised that the priorities set for eu-LISA’s core businesses and organisational development are appropriate, realistic and focus on the needs of the stakeholders.
The Management Board also discussed the implementation of the Entry/Exit System (EES), the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) and the interoperability between the IT systems.
In addition, the meeting participants got an overview of the priorities of the upcoming French Presidency of the Council of the EU as of 1 January 2022.
Summaries of the regular eu-LISA Management Board Meetings are published on the Agency’s corporate website.