Achievements from IPA 2017

Joint Investigation Teams

The establishments of 5
"Joint Investigation Teams"

were supported

Prosecution Number

Supported criminal
investigations resulted in
prosecution in 37 cases

Trafficking Number

Investigations related to
trafficking in human beings
and smuggling of migrants


4 of 5 countries now
have signed agreements
with Eurojust

IPA Circle

4 of 6 Western Balkan
countries now have new
draft laws on cross-border

Prosecution Number

Complex pre-investigations
have been supported,
75 have been accepted by
the Prosecutors' Offices

Increased Investigations

12 of 12 authorities
and police units confirmed
an increased effectiveness
of investigations

Capacity Building

of the participants assessed
positively the respective
capacity building activities