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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 16154)  

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Title CARDS Police: Regional meeting of specialists implementing covert technical surveillance and interception measures / Training workshop on the use of technology in relation to the implementation of SIMS 
Description The main objective of this 2-day closed meeting between SIMS practioners will be to provide a forum on technical SIMS: to exchange knowledge and experience, to discuss possibilities for enhanced regional co-operation, to exchange information on good practices in the implementation of technical equipment for use of SIMS, to share information about products, manufacturers and distributors of technical products, to organise a demonstration of technical products and to establish contacts with distributors.
Participants: 2 experts per project are 
Status Completed 
Date 12/09/2006 - 13/09/2006 
Location -, Croatia
Countries CoE Members: Albania / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Croatia / Montenegro / Serbia / ''the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''
Others: Kosovo*
  Joint Programme Activity - SEE-Pol
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP SEE-Pol - CARDS - South East Europe - Police and Economic Crime    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2004/DG1/JP/1556   SEE-Pol - Develop a regional strategy against economic and organised crime
Expected Result 1.3 - More effective use of special investigative means and intelligence in accordance with human right... More effective use of special investigative means and intelligence in accordance with human rights standards supported
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 - Small scale meeting 
Directorate (Service) DG I Legal Affairs (Crime Problems Department)
CoE Contact DE CORDES, Jean-Charles   email
Web Pages
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1 http://coe.int/cards-police  
Last Modified 22/01/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 16154) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The purpose of this meeting, co-organised with the Special Investigative Department of Croatia was to familiarise practitioners from all over SEE dealing with SIMS on a daily basis with technical support and equipment related to special investigative activities.
Output/Results Practitioners could familiarise themselves with new techniques and discuss among them behind closed doors the advantages of various equipment and methods used in their respective countries. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Further support will be given by CoE to ensure a broad use of SIMS in line with the respect of human rights standards. 
Participants Practitioners/investigators dealing with SIMS. 
Consultants/Experts T. Kralj, experts from specialised equipment company Spectronic. 
CoE Secretariat None. 
Total No. Participants 20 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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