Coming up soon:
Training of Trainers – Second Session
(Vienna, Austria, 19-21 March 2014)
The second training of trainers session, gathering the same participants as the first one held in Vrdnik, will be organised in Vienna from 19 to 21 March 2014. This session will focus on investigation, prosecution and adjudication of corruption and economic crime cases with emphasis on models and functioning of the joint investigative teams, detection of corruption through audits reports and assessment of financial evidence by prosecutors and courts. In addition, the participants will have an opportunity to meet and exchange their experience with the colleagues from the Austrian Federal Bureau for Anti-corruption.
Activities in the past:
Training of Trainers – First Session
(Vrdnik, Serbia 24-26 February 2014)
PACS project has supported the Serbian Judicial Academy to develop training plans and materials to be used by prosecutors, judges and police officers in the preparation and delivery of training on investigation, prosecution and adjudication of corruption and economic crime. The first stage of the training of trainers programme took place in Vrdnik (Serbia) while the second session is scheduled to be held in Vienna, in March 2014. Once both sessions are completed, PACS will provide certificates to the future trainers who will then be engaged in follow up training of their peers in Belgrade, Nis, Kragujevac and Novi Sad.
Provision of the Expert Opinion on the draft Law on
(Serbia, January 2014)
Upon request of the Serbian Ministry of Justice and Public Administration the project prepared the expert opinion/assessment on the compliance of the draft Law on Whistleblower Protection with the relevant international standards, particularly with the Council of Europe draft Recommendation on Whistleblower Protection. The opinion is expected to be used by the Working Group assigned to finalise the draft law, in its efforts to bring this piece of legislation in line with international standards and good practice.
Corruption Risk Analysis within Judiciary and Law Enforcement- Experts’ Field Missions
(Serbia, 9-12 and 16-19 December 2013)
The second mission/series of meetings with regional courts, prosecutors and law enforcement representatives
were held in mid-December 2013 and marked the completion of the Phase 2 of this activity. This mission aimed at gathering necessary information from the local level and also at cross-checking the data obtained at the central level.
Activities in the past:
- November 2013