Participation of António Vitorino, Member of the EC, at the inauguration of the new Eurojust headquarters
António Vitorino, Member of the EC in charge of Justice and Home Affairs, took part in the inauguration ceremony for the new Eurojust headquarters, an EU organ created in March 2001 to encourage legal co-operation and co-ordination between Member States. About fifteen Justice Ministers from the EU and candidate countries were present. Eurojust is made up of prosecutors sent from the fifteen Member States. The President of the Eurojust college is the British Judge Michael Kennedy.