Action against economic crime

Project "Support to Prosecutor's Network in South-Eastern Europe" (PROSECO): Activities in 2008

Internship for prosecutors to Italy (17-28 November 2008, Rome, Napoli, Bari)

[14 November 2008, Strasbourg] The Council of Europe in close co-operation with the Ministry of Justice of Italy organised the Internship for prosecutors who are to benefit from visiting Ministry of Justice, Superior Council of Justice and different departments of Anti-Mafia Bureau.

List of Participants

Cybercrime training for Prosecutors and Judges from South-Eastern Europe (17-18 November 2008, Ohrid)International Co-operation against Cybercrime: Review of Effectiveness (18-19 November 2008, Ohrid)

[14 November 2008, Strasbourg] The Regional Cybercrime event, composed of a Cybercrime training and a Workshop on international co-operation against cybercrime, was organised within the Projects on Cybercrime and on Support to Prosecutors' Network in South Eastern Europe  in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia". The objectives of the meeting were:
- to train prosecutors and judges from countries of South Eastern Europe in the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of cybercrime
- to identify needs and opportunities for further training of judges and prosecutors
- to enhance the effectiveness of international co-operation against cybercrime (urgent, provisional measures and international co-operation).

Agenda (English only)

Regional Conference on Financial Investigations and Confiscation of Proceeds from Crime (25-26 September 2008, Cavtat)

[22 September 2008, Strasbourg] The Council of Europe organised a Regional Thematic Conference on Financial Investigations and Confiscation of Proceeds from Crime", which took place in Croatia. The main topics of the Conference were: legislative and technical preconditions for financial investigations, cross border financial investigations and confiscation of proceeds from crime and agencies for handling seized or confiscated property.

Conclusions of the meeting
English / Macedonian/ B-C-M-S / Albanian
List of Participants

Training Seminars on Mutual Legal Assistance - International Instruments (18-19 September 2008, Belgrade and Nis)

[15 June 2008, Strasbourg] The Council of Europe organised two training seminars on Mutual Legal Assistance in International Instruments. These seminars were aimed at the prosecutors from prosecutors offices in Serbia. The relevant instruments in the field of co-operation of the Council of Europe, United Nations and European Union were presented by the experts from the United Kingdom and Belgium.


Start-up Conference (26 June 2008, Rome)

[23 June 2008, Strasbourg] The Council of Europe co-organised, with the Ministry of Justice of Italy, a Start-up Conference. The Start-up Conference was followed by the projectís Steering Committee Meeting on 27 June 2008, and during which the work plan of the activities was to be adopted. The Support to Prosecutorís Network in SEE, whose implementation started in April 2008 aims at strengthening the legislative and institutional capacities of Prosecutorís Offices of South-Eastern Europe in view of more effective co-operation against serious crime. It is implemented in the following seven project areas: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and UNMIK/Kosovo.

Agenda: English / Macedonian / B-C-M-S / Albanian