eu-LISA Industry Roundtable June 2021eu-LISA Industry Roundtable June 2021On 1 and 2 June 2021, eu-LISA, the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, in cooperation with the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, hosted the 13th edition of its Industry Roundtable, titled “Contactless Travel in Post-COVID Times Enhancing the EU Security Ecosystem”. The event, conducted entirely online, brought together over 330 participants from 40 countries, representing international border management and security companies, EU Member States, EU Institutions and JHA Agencies, as well as representatives of NGOs and academia. Topics discussed in the two sessions included enabling digital identity management for travel purposes, particularly in the context of international travel, and biometric identification technologies enabling contactless, seamless, safe and secure movement of legitimate travellers, while safeguarding the security of EU borders.116{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}
SIS II - List of competent authorities 2021SIS II - List of competent authorities 2021Each year, since it assumed the operational management of the system, eu-LISA publishes the list of competent authorities which are authorised to directly search the data contained in SIS II as well as the list of National SIS II offices and the SIRENE Bureaux. All linguistic versions are available in the Official Journal of the European Union. The second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) is a large-scale IT system that supports public security, border control and law enforcement cooperation in Europe and is being managed by eu-LISA since May 2013.115{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}
eu-LISA Annual Activity Report 2020eu-LISA Annual Activity Report 2020The Agency’s overall performance in 2020 demonstrated that eu-LISA has remained a steadfast and reliable partner in the area of Justice and Home Affairs, with a solid organisational structure and a highly qualified staff. Throughout the year, eu-LISA proved to be a central element of the Schengen architecture, facilitating the safe and secure exercise of one of the fundamental rights of EU citizens – the freedom of movement. What is more, the Agency managed to deliver on its objectives despite the challenges that arose in the unique context of the global pandemic.42{0b4e03b6-1177-4c03-a910-2cd131f3a3e0}
Eurodac - List of designated authorities with access to Central System data 2021Eurodac - List of designated authorities with access to Central System data 2021This is the list of designated authorities which have access to data recorded in the Central System of Eurodac pursuant to Article 27(2) of the Regulation (EU) No 603/2013, covering the purpose laid down in Article 1(1) of the same Regulation. The list was initially published on the OJ C237 on 20.07.2015. Where there are amendments thereto, the Agency shall publish once a year an updated consolidated list online. The present consolidated list is based on the list of designated authorities communicated by Member States by 9 March 2021.114{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}