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30 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 16077)  

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Title Working group meeting on amendment necessary to ratify the Cybercrime Convention and its Additional Protocol  
Status Completed 
Date 13/09/2006 - 16/09/2006 
Location Velika Plana, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - PACO-Serbia
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP PACO-Serbia - Project against economic crime    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2005/DG1/JP/1622   PACO-Serbia - Reforming legislative framework
Expected Result 1.4 - Ratification and implementation of the COE AML/CTF and Cyber crime Conventions Legislative proposals available permitting ratification and implementation of the new Convention on money laundering and terrorist financing (ETS 198) and the Convention on Cybercrime (ETS 185).
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
Line of Action ⇒ 3 – Building a society based on the Rule of Law
Programme ☆ 3.2  European standards for crime control
Project 2004/DG1/143 Effective measures to fight economic crime
Expected Result 3 Capacities of member states strengthened against corruption and organised crime in central and eastern Europe

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Seminar 
Directorate (Service) DG I Legal Affairs (Crime Problems Department)
CoE Contact MUSIAŁKOWSKI, Przemysław   email
Partners Ministry of Finance - National Institution
Last Modified 21/12/2006 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 16077) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To discuss the requirements of the Convention by comparing it to the current legislation and prepare the law for the ratification. A key aspect of this analysis and discussion was the development of the list of reservations and declarations. Apart from that the Serbian translation of the Convention and the Additional Protocol was completely reviewed and corrected. 
Output/Results A draft proposal of possible reservations and declarations was prepared by Mr. Marco Gercke. In view of the intention to ratify the Convention as quickly as possible all possible reservations were intensively discussed and prepared. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Final decision, if Serbia will make use of these reservations will be discussed and taken within the MoJ. 
Participants - Mr. Marco Gercke, CoE expert; Professor at the University of Cologne, Germany;
- Ms. Aleksandra Popović, Assistant to minister of MoJ;
- Mr. Jovan Ćosić, Head of Legislative Department of MoJ;
- Mr. Branko Stamenković, Deputy of the District Public Prosecutor Office;
- Mr. Roman Prah, LTA on the Project
Consultants/Experts Marco Gercke 
CoE Secretariat Przemysław MUSIAŁKOWSKI, Fabienne SCHAEFFER-LOPEZ 
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