Action against economic crime

Objectives, outputs and activities

   

Project objective 1 To strengthen the legal basis for international co-operation in criminal matters

Output 1.1 - Draft laws for the ratification of European conventions (CETS 182, CETS 172, CETS 197, CETS 190, CETS 196 and CETS 198) available for submission to the Government and Parliament

Activities
Completed: Review workshop : Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds of Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism (CETS 198) Requirements for the Implementation of the Convention (Kyiv, 15 May 2006)


Output 1.2 - Proposals for amendments to the criminal legislation available for submission to the Government and Parliament

Activities


 Project objective 2 - To strengthen the human and institutional capacities of the Ministry of Justice and the Prosecution Service for international co-operation in criminal matters

Output 2.1 - Systems for efficient registration and follow up to requests for assistance established at the Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Prosecutor General

Activities

On-going: Review of the registration systems and control of requests at the Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Prosecutor General (requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance)


Output 2.2 - 40 Ministry of Justice officials and up to 40 prosecutors (central and regional administrative divisions) trained

Activities

 On-going: organisation of language training

 On-going: assessment of training needs of prosecutors and justice officials at central and regional administrative divisions on the requirements of relevant European treaties


Output 2.3 Co-operation at the national level enhanced between the Ministry of Justice, the Office of the Prosecutor General, Courts and the Ministry of Interior through joint training and a common cooperation manual

Activities

On-going: organisation of a study visit for officials from the Ministry of Justice, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and courts


 Project objective 3 - To promote networking and direct contacts between Ukrainian Ministry of Justice officials and prosecutors with those of neighbouring countries and other European countries
 

Output 3.1 - Direct co-operation strengthened and experience exchanged with up to ten other European countries

Activities


Output 3.2 Co-operation manual and web-site on international co-operation in criminal matters prepared with the participation of other European countries

Activities