On 29 October EUKJUST, in cooperation with the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Justice, organized a Workshop on the presentation of the EU Acquis on Criminal Procedure. The workshop marked the kick-off of the pre-screening thematic approach to legal approximation. At the same time, the workshop served as an awareness raising for various stakeholders and practitioners dealing with criminal procedure in their professional daily activities. The Deputy Minister of Justice, Dr. Nita Shala held a welcoming speech, where she expressed the support of the Ministry of Justice and the Government of Kosovo regarding the change of approach in the approximation of the legislation with the EU Acquis. The focus of the workshop was the presentation of the Report on Six EU Directives on Criminal Procedure prepared by EUKOJUST Short Term Expert, Dr. Tony Marguery. The Report describes the EU acquis on Criminal Procedure with a focus on bottlenecks for transposing authorities as well as the interpretation of the Court of Justice of the EU and the European Court of Human Rights. The workshop was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Office of the Prime Minister, judges and prosecutors, police officers, defense lawyers and Correctional Service. All participants engaged into lively and fruitful discussions. EUKOJUST Short Term Expert Dr. Marguery and EUKOJUST Long Term Expert Dr. Idlir Peci steered the discussion and gave an overview of the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the EU and the European Court of Human Rights on all the topics discussed. This was the first workshop in a series of workshops that EUKOJUST is planning to organize on EU Acquis and legal approximation.