Promoting videoconferencing between EU countries in the area of justice

SUMMARY OF:

Council recommendations - best practices on cross-border videoconferencing in the area of justice

SUMMARY

WHAT DO THESE RECOMMENDATIONS DO?

KEY POINTS

The benefits of videoconferencing are:

Potential improvements

However the recommendations make note of several areas where videoconferencing between authorities in different EU countries could be improved including:

Recommendations

EU countries are invited to take a number of measures including:

The Working Party on e-Law (e-Justice) is asked to:

The Commission should:

BACKGROUND

e-Justice portal

ACT

Council Recommendations — ‘Promoting the use of and sharing of best practices on cross-border videoconferencing in the area of justice in the Member States and at EU level’ (OJ C 250, 31.7.2015, pp. 1–5)

last update 20.01.2016