Presentation of the new Serbian Financial Investigation Strategy
(Belgrade, Serbia, 22 April 2015)
A new Financial Investigation Strategy, prepared by the Ministry of Justice Working Group, was presented and debated in Belgrade on 22 April 2015. The draft policy document is expected to become a key instrument in introducing financial investigation component in criminal proceedings. The roundtable was addressed by high-level representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the EU Delegation in Serbia, the American Embassy and the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade. On the same occasion, the joint CoE-EU project PACS presented a new manual for law enforcement and judiciary on investigating and prosecuting corruption.
Participation in the EU-funded projects Fair
(Belgrade, Serbia, 17 March 2015)
First EU-funded projects Fair, organised by EU Delegation to Serbia in cooperation with Serbian EU Integration Office and EU Info Centre, featured a selection of successful EU-funded projects implemented in Serbia since 2000. Given its results, PACS was invited to take part in the Fair and took this opportunity to promote and distribute its publications. The Fair was attended by media and the representatives of various ministries and civil society.
Training of trainers on CEPOL Curriculum
Serbia, 11-13 March 2015)
First training of trainers on how to use the most recent CEPOL Curriculum was delivered to the senior police officers from the Criminal Police Departments of the Ministry of Interior. Three day training programme included in-depth discussions on theoretical background on ethics and integrity and specific case studies.
Trainings for judges and prosecutors on ethics, integrity and prevention of conflict of interest
(Nis, Serbia, 27 February & 6 March2015)
Subsequent to completion of the training of trainers programmes (November and December 2014) the first follow-up trainings for judges and prosecutors were held. PACS Training Curriculum (ECCU-PACS SERBIA-eng-TP14-2014) served as a basis for the programme which included relevant themes such as international and national legal frameworks, disciplinary proceedings and their challenges, recusal and conflict of interest.
of 27 February 2015
of 6 March 2015
Expert opinion on police code of ethics
Serbia, January 2015)
The project finalised the expert opinion on police code of ethics, detailing how this code should be amended as to fully comply with international standards and good practice. The opinion provides a set of recommendations indicating the most suitable roadmap for the forthcoming reform process.
Activities in the past:
- December 2014
- December 2013