On 7 April the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) briefed Tallinn-based journalists and media channels on eu-LISA's role in supporting the management of migratory crisis and on the priorities of the Agency for 2016 and beyond.
The briefing focused on eu-LISA role in hotspots, the EC Communication on Stronger and Smarter Information Systems for Borders and Security, launched on the previous day, and the related tasks for eu-LISA, the evolution of Eurodac and the state-of-play of the other two IT systems under eu-LISA responsibility.
eu-LISA in the hotspots
The Executive Director of eu-LISA, Krum GARKOV, explained that together with the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (Frontex) and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) eu-LISA has been contributing in the hotspots helping to solve the current migratory crisis. The focus of eu-LISA has been on assessing the technological capacity in place, in order to identify what has to be further developed to comply with the Eurodac requirements as well as the processes and expertise needed to facilitate and run the registration smoothly.
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