CAR-Serbia: MAIN ACTIVITIES 2010 - 2011
Conference “Criminal Asset Recovery and ECtHR Jurisprudence”
CAR project is organising a one day conference “Criminal Asset Recovery and Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights” which will be held in Belgrade on 2 December 2011. The aim of the conference is to discuss the issues related to recovery of proceeds from crime from the perspective of the European Court of Human Rights case law. More than 50 judges from different courts have been invited to participate. Conference will be opened by Ms Snezana Malovic, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Serbia, Ms Nata Mesarovic, President of the Supreme Court of Cassation, Mr Adriano Martins, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the EU to Serbia and Ms Antje Rothemund, Head of the CoE Office in Belgrade.
Regional Ministerial Conference "Challenges and Achievements of Regional and Transnational Cooperation in Fight against Organized Crime in South East Europe"(Belgrade, Serbia, 29-30 November 2011)
CAR project supported the
Ministry of Interior and the
Ministry of Justice of the
Republic of Serbia in organising
the Ministerial Conference which
is held on 29 and 30 November
2011 in Belgrade. The conference
will bring together high level
representatives of the countries
from the region with the aim to
discuss and improve regional and
transnational cooperation in
combating organised crime.
Specialised training on financial instruments related to assets recovery for Prosecutors (Kragujevac, Serbia, 25-26 November 2011)
CAR project will hold a highly specialised training course for prosecutors concerning the international financial instruments related to assets recovery. The training is consisted of three different sessions that will be organised on weekly basis from 25 November to 10 December 2011 in Kragujevac, Serbia. Training curriculum was prepared in consultation with the Republican Persecutors Office.
Study visit to the United Kingdom (22-25 November 2011)
CAR project is continuing with actions aimed at enhancing the capacity of financial investigations in Serbia. In line with aforementioned CAR project will organize a study visit for police officers from Serbia to Serious Organised Crime Office (SOCA) and Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in London, United Kingdom from 22 to 25 November 2011.
Specialised training on financial instruments related to assets recovery (Zrenjanin, Serbia, 26-28 October 2011)
CAR Project will hold a highly specialised three day training seminar on international financial instruments related to assets recovery from 26 to 28 October 2011 in Zrenjanin, Serbia. Seven Council of Europe experts will be engaged in this training aimed at increasing the level of knowledge on financial investigations and efficient recovery of assets.
Press conference (Belgrade, Serbia, 28 September 2011)
A press conference presenting
two reports prepared within the
CAR Project was held on 28
September 2011 in Belgrade.
First report (prepared by EBART
Group) outlines how media
reported on implementation of
the Law on Seizure and
Confiscation of Criminal Assets,
while the second report
(prepared by CESID) is depicting
the public perception of the
various aspects of the
implementation of the Law,
including the perception of the
state bodies’ performance.
During the press conference,
besides CAR team, EBART and
CESID representatives, Director
of Directorate for Management of
Seized and Confiscated Assets
also addressed the present
journalist portraying their role
within the assets recovery
Study visit to the United Kingdom and Ireland (20-25 June 2011)
CAR project is launching a series of actions aimed at examining the possibility of introduction of the non-conviction based forfeiture in Serbia. In anticipation of the aforementioned activities, on 20-25-30 June 2011 CAR project will organize a study visit of twelve judges, prosecutors and police officers to the relevant institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Training Seminar on Forensics Accounting for Financial Investigation Unit (11-13 April 2011, Belgrade, Serbia)
CAR Serbia Project will hold a three day training seminar on forensic accounting from 11 to 13 April 2011 in Belgrade, Hotel Balkan. Four Council of Europe experts will be engaged in this training which composes a number of interactive sessions where participants will be involved in discussing and providing feed back on specific case studies.
"2nd & 3rd Awareness Raising" Workshops for Judges, Prosecutors and Police Officers