Delegation from the Ministry of Justice headed by the Minister of Justice, Blerim Bexheti, participated on July 23 and 24 at the informal meeting of Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs held in Nicosia, Cyprus under the Cyprus Presidency of the EU Council.
According to the program and priorities, Cyprus six-month EU Presidency, which started on July 1, 2012, is focused on achieving more efficient policy, promotion of progress, prosperity, stability and peace by establishing a coherent and long - term access, enhanced cooperation based on mutual trust and solidarity, and achieving a leading role in the European Union at international level.
At the meeting, it was discussed about several issues relevant for the establishment and implementation of policies of the European Union. Specifically, subjects were divided into interior and justice area.
On the second day of the informal meeting (24.07.2012 ) dedicated to the area of justice, there were three sessions which covered the topics: protection of personal data, freezing and confiscation of assets gained from criminal acts committed in the EU and the European order for freezing the accounts.
The meeting was attended by: ministers of justice and internal affairs of the countries - members of the EU, as well as delegates from Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Croatia, Eurojust, Europol, international organizations and agencies, and countries - candidates for EU membership.