The EU Council approved, on 26 April, the election of Michele Coninsx, national member for Belgium, as president of Eurojust with effect from 1 May. On 17 April, the national members of the College of Eurojust elected Coninsx as president. The election ends the mandate of Aled Williams, national member for the United Kingdom, on 30 April. In accordance with Article 28(2) of the Eurojust Council decision, the result of the election was submitted to the Council for its approval. Before joning Eurojust, Coninsx was national prosecutor in Belgium. Eurojust (The Hague) is the EU agency dealing with judicial cooperation in criminal matters.