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MOLI-Serbia: MAIN ACTIVITIES 2013


2nd Workshop on drafting the National AML/CFT Strategy and Action Plan
(Ruma, Serbia, 16-18 December 2013)

MOLI Serbia Project organised its 2nd Workshop on drafting the National AML/CFT Strategy and Action Plan, which took place in Ruma, Serbia, 16-18 December 2013. The main purpose of the 2nd Workshop was to continue working on the draft national strategy with an aim to provide a clear outline of actions in order to address each of the strategic goals to be included in the National AML/CFT Strategy 2014-2019. Mr David Artingstall, CoE expert, attended the workshop and provided assistance in drafting the official documents, together with a number of Serbian government agencies involved in drafting the strategy under the leadership of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering.

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Presentation for the Members of Parliament on AML/CFT issues
(Belgrade, Serbia, 6 December 2013)

MOLI Serbia organised a presentation at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia for the Members of Parliament who have a particular interest in the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing. The event was co-organised with the main project beneficiary, Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering (APML). MPs was informed on the functioning of the AML/CFT institutions in Serbia and the work of the APML, as well as the key goals and achievements of MOLI Serbia project.

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Roundtable on Research and feasibility study of the formal money transfer sector and alternative remittance systems in Serbia
(Belgrade, Serbia, 17 October 2013)

MOLI Serbia Project  organised the Roundtable for state and financial institutions to present the findings of “Research and feasibility study of the formal money transfer sector and alternative remittance systems in Serbia”, prepared by the Council of Europe expert Mr Terence Donovan. The Roundtable took place on 17 October 2013 in Hotel Excelsior in Belgrade.

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Workshop on drafting National AML/CFT Strategy
(Orasac, Serbia, 9-11 October 2013)

MOLI Serbia Project  organised a three day Workshop on drafting the National AML/CFT Strategy, which  took place in Orasac, Serbia, 9-11 October 2013. The main purpose of the Workshop was to provide guidance for developing strategic goals and an outline of actions for the National AML/CFT Strategy 2014-2018, which would help Serbian authorities to further develop this important strategic document. Mr David Artingstall, CoE expert, attended the workshop and provided assistance in drafting the official document.

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Study visit to Rome, Italy
(Rome, Italy, 1-4 October 2013)

MOLI Serbia Project organised a four-day study visit to Rome, Italy, for a delegation of twelve Serbian officials from the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering, Ministry of Interior, Customs Administration and Police Academy who  paid a visit to the Guardia di Finanza, Italian Financial Intelligence Unit and the Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate. The main purpose of the visit was to strengthen the capacity of Serbian institutions to effectively prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, as well as to promote and consolidate mutual professional relationship with their Italian colleagues.

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Sixth Steering Committee Meeting
(Belgrade, Serbia, 12 September 2013)

The sixth Steering Committee meeting of the MOLI Serbia Project took place in Belgrade on 12 September 2013. The Project team  presented implemented activities of the Project Workplan from February until September 2013, as well as planned activities until the completion of the Project on 15 November 2013.

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Capacity-building Workshop for the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering
(Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia, 29-30 August 2013)

On 29-30 August 2013, MOLI Serbia organised a two-day “Capacity-building Workshop for the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering”. The purpose of the Workshop was to enhance the training capacity of the APML, demonstrate new training tools for its staff and discuss its role in view of the 2013 – 2018 National Strategy on AML/CFT and Action Plan. The workshop was held in Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia.


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Roundtable on the Risks of Abuse of the Non-Profit Organisations for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Purposes
(Belgrade, Serbia, 19 June 2013)

MOLI Serbia Project organised the Roundtable on the Risks of Abuse of the Non-Profit Organisations for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Purposes, which was held in Belgrade on 19 June 2013. The round table was an opportunity for Mr Grahame Barker, Council of Europe Expert, to present the findings of the Research Study on the Risk of Abuse of NPOs for ML/TF in Serbia, which he carried out from October 2012 until April 2013. This was also an opportunity to discuss the findings with representatives of all relevant agencies that contributed in data gathering.

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Intelligence Development Course
(Belgrade, Serbia, 27-31 May 2013)

Course, MOLI-SerbiaMOLI-Serbia Project organised an Intelligence Development Course for the Analytical Department of the Administration for Prevention of Money Laundering (APML), which was held in Belgrade from 27 until 31 May 2013. The course was specifically targeted towards the development of new methods in financial intelligence. The guest experts Mr Lawrence Day and Mr Colin Tansley from the UK and Ms Miroslava Milenovic from Serbia made a series of didactic and interactive presentations complemented by practical exercises.

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Seminar for Prosecutors and Police on the Investigation and Prosecution of Money Laundering Offences and the Seizure of the Proceeds of Crime
(Kragujevac, Serbia, 23-24 May 2013)

Seminar, MOLI-SerbiaMOLI-Serbia Project organised a two-day Seminar for Prosecutors and Police on the Investigation and Prosecution of Money Laundering Offences and the Seizure of the Proceeds of Crime, which took place on 23 and 24 May 2013 in Kragujevac, Serbia. The seminar was primarily aimed at representatives of the police and prosecutors from Kragujevac and central Serbia and should help them achieve a better understanding of the practicalities of money laundering investigation and prosecution, financial investigation strategies and techniques, and the use of forensic accountancy techniques in crime investigation.

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Seminar for Prosecutors and Police on the Investigation and Prosecution of Money Laundering Offences and the Seizure of the Proceeds of Crime
(Nis, Serbia, 9-10 May 2013)

Seminar, MOLI-SerbiaMOLI-Serbia Project organised a two-day Seminar for Prosecutors and Police on the Investigation and Prosecution of Money Laundering Offences and the Seizure of the Proceeds of Crime, which took place on 9 and 10 May 2013 in Nis. The seminar was primarily aimed at representatives of the police and prosecutors from Nis and south of Serbia and should help them achieve a better understanding of the practicalities of money laundering investigation and prosecution, financial investigation strategies and techniques, and the use of forensic accountancy techniques in crime investigation.

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Fifth Steering Committee Meeting
(Belgrade, Serbia, 27 February 2013)

The fifth Steering Committee meeting of the MOLI Serbia Project took place in Belgrade on 27 February 2013. The members of the Steering Committee reviewed the activities carried out in the previous year and approved the Second Annual Progress Report covering the period November 2011-2012. They also discussed the activities to be carried out from March until November 2013.

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Mock Trial Workshop (Vrsac, Serbia, 18-22 February 2013)

MOLI-Serbia Project organised a Mock Trial Workshop, which took place from 18 - 22 February 2013, in Hotel Srbija in Vršac, Serbia. The mock trial was based on a real-life case and provided participants with insight into the overall process, from initiating the investigation to reaching the verdict for money laundering. It also helped participants develop practical skills on investigation techniques, implementing legislation, evidence-gathering, analytical thinking, and oral advocacy skills. This workshop was aimed at representatives of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering, law enforcement, prosecutors, judiciary, National Bank, Police and Judicial Academies. The workshop was also supported by several foreign experts, who  transfered their international experience on the subject.

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