With the Commission's support, Eurojust, the EU's agency on judicial cooperation, launched on Thursday a Counter-Terrorism Register, which will help EU countries exchange information on terrorist offenses in a quick, efficient and uniform manner. , European Commission said in a statement on Thursday.
Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová said: “Eurojust plays a key role in supporting the fight against cross-border crime and terrorism. Fast exchange of data can make or break effective investigation and this new tool will put Eurojust on stronger footing to protect Europeans against terrorism.” Speaking at today's official launch of the Register, Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King said: “The new Counter-Terrorism Register will help judges and prosecutors to proactively establish links between cases to ensure that criminals and terrorists do not go unpunished. This new tool is yet another building block in our Security Union.”