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01 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 16939)  

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Title 6 topical workshops on AML/CTF 
Description Up to 6 two days topical workshops on AML/CTF (1 day theory, 1 day practice with study cases).
- Nis (26-27/10/06)
- Cacak (5-6/12/06)
- Kragujevac (7-8/12/06)
- Lake Palic (12-13/01/07)
- Novi Sad (26-27/03/07)
- Belgrade (28-29/03/07) 
Status Completed 
Date 26/10/2006 - 30/04/2007 
Location Belgrade, 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 2 - 2005/DG1/JP/1623   PACO-Serbia - Strengthening AML/CTF system
Expected Result 2.1 - AML/CTF training for FIU, law enforcement, prosecutors and judges: FIU, law enforcement staff, prosecutors and judges trained in issues related to money laundering and terrorist financing.
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 4 Capacities of member states strengthened against money laundering and the financing of terrorism

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Seminar 
Directorate (Service) DG I Legal Affairs (Crime Problems Department)
CoE Contact DE CORDES, Jean-Charles   email
Last Modified 17/07/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 16939) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Six two-day awareness rising workshops were organised in six different cities of Serbia with the aim to explain the international standards and the Serbian legislation in the field, as well as to present the case studies of the successful money laundering and terrorist financing investigations and prosecutions. 
Output/Results The programme of the workshops included oral and written presentations on the following topics:
- The AML/CFT international standards and definitions,
- The criminal offences of ML/FT in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Serbia and problems encountered,
- The role of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the Republic of Serbia,
- Challenges and problems encountered in investigations on ML/FT, methods of investigation and financial investigations,
- The role of the public prosecutor in the criminal procedure according to the old the new Criminal Procedure Codes of Republic of Serbia, and in particular in prosecuting the ML/FT, and
- ML case studies (all together ten case studies were presented during the second day of the Workshop) during which participants discussed appropriate solutions with the experts. All of them gained many experience in the field of AML/CTF.
Conclusions/Follow Up A further follow up will be ensured by the project to enhance the knowledge of law enforcement and judiciary in AML/CTF matters. 
Participants Judges, prosecutors, crime inspectors and the representatives of the BIA - Security and Information Agency of the Republic of Serbia dealing with economic crime, money laundering and terrorist financing. 
Consultants/Experts K. Stroligo, various local experts such as N. Vazic, Z. Pavlovic, T. Durasinovic. 
CoE Secretariat None 
Total No. Participants 300 
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