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8 million additional euros for the Eujust lex mission

(BRUSSELS2) The European mission to support the Iraqi police and justice (EUJUST Lex Iraq) will benefit from around 8 million additional euros until the end of June 2009. It plans to carry out around 25 training activities additional and secondments before the end of June 2009. As of November 1, 2008, 1795 magistrates, senior police and prison officials participated in 80 integrated and specialized courses and 15 practical experience detachments. Training is currently taking place in EU member states on the basis of joint programs developed to “ address the specific needs of the Iraqi criminal justice system while maintaining a focus on human rights ". The mission had a budget of 21,3 million euros covered by the community budget.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).