Laura Codruţa Kövesi

Decision to appoint L.C. Kovesi as head of European Public Prosecutor's Office signed by EP President, Finnish ForMin

Special AGERPRES correspondent, Florin Stefan, reports: The decision to appoint Laura Codruta Kovesi at the helm of the future European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) was signed on Wednesday during a ceremony that took place at the headquarters of the European Parliament by the EP President David Sassoli and the Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tytti Tuppurainen, on behalf of the Council

Its Official: Laura Kovesi Will Be the First Prosecutor General of the European Union

Laura Kovesi was finally confirmed as Prosecutor General of the European Union. The decision was announced by the European Parliament (EP). Earlier this week, the EU Council adopted its decision.

Today's decision of the leaders of the political groups and the EP President  begins the 7-year term of Kovesi. She will be the first head of the EU prosecutor's office.

EU Council confirms Romania's Kovesi's appointment as first European chief prosecutor

The Council of the European Union today agreed to the appointment of Laura Codruta Kovesi to be the first European chief prosecutor. The appointment must now also be confirmed by the European Parliament, according to a press statement released on Monday by the Council of the EU.

The EP and the European Council Appointed Laura Codruța Kövesi as the First European Chief Prosecutor

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have agreed to appoint Ms Laura Codruța Kövesi as the first European Chief Prosecutor.

The Office's seat will be located in Luxembourg, and Kövesi will sit for a non-renewable term of seven years.

Commissioner Vera Jourova congratulated Kövesi in a tweet:

Laura Codruta Kovesi: It is very important for Justice to continue to resist, to do its job in professional manner

Former head of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi Thursday talked about the assault on the justice system, carried out not only through comments in the public space, but also through repeated attempts to change the legislation and stressed the importance for Justice to continue to resist and do its job in a professional way.

The EU Council Endorsed Kövesi's Candidacy For Prosecutor General

Laura Codruța Kövesi  is approved as Attorney General of the European Union by the Permanent Representatives Committee of the EU Council. She was the only candidate for the post. Prior to that, she led Romania's anti-corruption prosecution.

Speaking to the BNR, Finnish presidency spokesman Marko Ruonala said:

Opposition reacts to positive notice of COREPER for Kovesi's candidacy for European head prosecutor

Laura Codruta Kovesi convinced through 'proven integrity and competence' in leading the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) and the Public Ministry, said on Thursday Dacian Ciolos, leader of the Renew Group in the European Parliament, after the former head of the DNA was given a positive notice in the Council from the ambassadors of the EU member states for the position of European head p

EU Council Backs Romania’s Kovesi for Chief Prosecutor Job

The Committee of Permanent Representatives in the EU, COREPER, has voted in favour of Laura Codruta Kovesi as its preferred candidate for the new position of Chief EU Prosecutor, clearing the path for the European Parliament to confirm Romania's former chief anti-graft prosecutor in the post. The parliament has repeatedly expressed support for her.

Nistor's mandate as DNA interim chief prosecutor extended by another six months

The Prosecutors' Section of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) extended on Tuesday by another six months Calin Nistor's mandate as interim chief prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA). The decision was announced by Justice Minister Ana Birchall, at the end of the meeting.

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