BACK

MOLI-Serbia: MAIN ACTIVITIES 2011


Study visit to Estonia and Lithuania (22-25 November 2011)

MOLI Serbia Project organised a multi-agency study visit to Tallinn, Estonia and Vilnius, Lithuania between 22 and 25 November 2011 with the aim of gaining an insight into best practices on money laundering and terrorist financing in the Baltic countries. The Serbian delegation, consisting of representatives of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering (APML), National Bank of Serbia, State Public Prosecutor’s Office and Customs Administration, held bilateral meetings with Estonian and Lithuanian Financial Intelligence Units, Financial Supervision Authorities, Law Enforcement Agencies and Central Banks.

Agenda
Photo Gallery


Interactive Training on money laundering, search, seizure, and confiscation of the proceeds of crime (Belgrade, 2-3 November 2011)

MOLI Serbia Project organized two-day training on money laundering, search, seizure, and confiscation of the proceeds of crime “Criminal Intelligence, Investigation and Prosecution - A Practical Perspective”. The interactive training, led by four Dutch experts in this field, was based on a practical case study adjusted to the needs of the Serbian system. The training was held in Hotel Continental in Belgrade, on 2 and 3 November 2011.

Agenda
Activity Synopsis


Training in i2 Bridge for Serbian APML IT Analysts
(Fulbourn, United Kingdom, 6-7 October 2011)

Under the auspices of the MOLI-Serbia Project, two IT Analysts of the Serbian Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering attended a two-day training course in i2 Bridge. The course, which took place in Fulbourn, Cambridge, UK, is designed to show IT professionals how to build a picture of how the database is structured and allow them to find data in different ways from i2 Analyst’s Notebook.


Study visit to Paris and La Rochelle France, 27-30 September 2011)

Serbian delegation in Paris - Mr Slobodan Čitaković, Ms Aleksandra Radošević, Ms Teodora Luković, Mr Zoran Mihailović, Mr Saša SavkovićMOLI-Serbia Project organised a study visit to Paris and La Rochelle between 27 and 30 September 2011 with the aim of providing the Serbian Customs Authority with the practical knowledge on structuralisation and management of canine units. The Serbian delegation, consisting of three representatives of the Customs Administration and a representative of the Council of Europe, visited several canine units of the French Customs in Paris and the National School for Customs Officers in La Rochelle.

Agenda
Photo Gallery


2nd Steering Committee meeting (Belgrade, Serbia, 15 September 2011)

The second Steering Committee meeting of the MOLI Serbia Project took place in Belgrade on 15 September 2011. The members of the Steering Committee reviewed the activities carried out and discussed the short-term planning of activities.

Agenda
Participants
Minutes


Study visit to London (United Kingdom, 11-14 July 2011)

MOLI-Serbia Project organised a multi-agency study visit to London between 11 and 14 July 2011 with the aim of providing first-hand experience in the implementation of AML/CTF standards. The Serbian delegation consisted of representatives of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering (APML), National Bank of Serbia, State Public Prosecutor’s Office and Customs Administration will hold bilateral meetings with Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the Gambling Commission.


Workshop on Insurance Supervision (Belgrade, Serbia, 21 June 2011)

MOLI-Serbia Project organised a workshop on insurance supervision, which took place on 21 June 2011, in Hotel Continental in Belgrade. The workshop provided insurance sector supervisors in Serbia with information on best practices available in other European countries. Its objective was to identify specific issues concerning the insurance supervision, provide insight into supervisory practice in Serbia and to AML/CTF issues affecting the insurance sector, provide guidelines on supervision methods, off-site monitoring and on-site inspections. The beneficiary of this activity was the National Bank of Serbia.

Agenda
Activity Synopsis


Conference on Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism in Serbia (Belgrade, Serbia, 31 May 2011)

The Council of Europe and the European Union held a high-level Conference on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Context of Serbia’s Role in European Integration, which marked the start of the MOLI-Serbia Project. The Conference was held at Hotel Continental in Belgrade on 31 May 2011. The Conference was opened by Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia H.E. Ambassador Vincent Degert, and Director of Co-operation of the Council of Europe Marja Ruotanen.

Agenda English
Media Advisory English
Photo Gallery
Activity Synopsis
List of Participants


Meeting of the working groups (WGs) on the risks and typologies of money laundering and financing of terrorism
(Belgrade, Serbia, 10 May 2011)

A WGs meeting on the risks and typologies of money laundering and financing of terrorism took place at the Ministry of Finance in Belgrade on 10 May 2011. The groups discussed how to organise and carry out a national assessment and produced research studies on the risks posed by money laundering and financing of terrorism. The meeting focused on the risks of formal and informal money transfers and abuse of Non-Profit Organisations for money laundering purposes. The WGs also assessed how the risks of money laundering may affect other sectors, such as property and real estate, trade-based money laundering, sports and terrorist financing in Serbia.

Activity Synopsis


1st Steering Committee meeting and the start-up workshop
(Belgrade, Serbia, 24 March 2011)

The MOLI-Serbia project’s 1st Steering Committee meeting and the start-up workshop took place in Belgrade on 24 March 2011. The participants of the workshop discussed the proposed workplan of activities and approved the final version of it. The members of the Steering Committee were also presented to the workshop and confirmed by the latter. The workshop also decided to hold a high visibility event in May 2011 to raise awareness about the money laundering and terrorism financing issues in Serbia.

Agenda English
List of participants
Minutes


Start-up Activities and Workshop
(Belgrade, Serbia, 17, 18, 19 & 20 January 2011)

The MOLI-Serbia Project start-up activities took place in Belgrade during 17-20 January 2011. The project mission team held bilateral meetings with the representatives of the European Union Delegation to Serbia and the main counterpart organisations, the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering (APML) and the Ministry of Finance. Subsequent meetings were also held with the representatives of the beneficiaries. The aim of the meetings was to preliminary asses the money laundering/terrorist financing issues in Serbia and the preparation of the project workplan. The meetings was followed by a workshop on 19 January 2011, where a progress review and assessment of the specific activities were made and the drafting of the workplan of activities has started. The draft workplan will later be subject to approval of the project’s start-up steering committee meeting to finalise it.

Agenda  English
Workplan Minutes English
Participant List

Back