Action against economic crime

 

CARDS Regional Police Project :

a joint Council of Europe/European Commission regional project against serious crime in South-eastern Europe

Output 1.1 Development of a Regional Strategy on Economic and Organised Crime

 
 

Seventh Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime in Europe, Sarajevo, 7-8 October 2005

Follow up meeting on the implementation of the regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime and project areas specific actions, Belgrade 31 March 2006

 
 

LIST OF ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1.1.1: PREPARE AN ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC AND ORGANISED CRIME SITUATION

Completed activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.1.1.4b

7th Colloquium on Cross-border Crime in Europe

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 6-8 October 2005

1.1.1.4b

Study visit to Europol for crime analysts and intelligence officers

The Hague, Netherlands, 5-7 July 2005

1.1.1.4b

Further regional seminar to finalise the preparation of a situation report on economic and organised crime in South-eastern Europe

Strasbourg, France, 15-16 March 2005

1.1.1.3

Follow up regional seminar for the members of the working groups for further training and to work on the regional analysis

Ohrid, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, 8-9 November 2004

1.1.1.2

Serbia and Montenegro: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working in the analysis of country-specific data

Pristina, Kosovo, 29-30 September 2004

1.1.1.2

Serbia and Montenegro: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working in the analysis of country-specific data

Belgrade, Serbia, 4-5 October 2004

1.1.1.2

Serbia and Montenegro: In-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working group in the analysis of country-specific data

Podgorica, Montenegro, 5-6 October 2004

1.1.1.2

“The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working group in the analysis of country-specific data

Skopje, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, 23-24 September 2004

1.1.1.2

Croatia: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working group in the analysis of country-specific data

Zagreb, Croatia 16-17 September 2004

1.1.1.2

Bosnia and Herzegovina: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working group in the analysis of country-specific data

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 20-21 September 2004

1.1.1.2

Albania: in-country visit by short-terms experts to assist the working groups in the analysis of country-specific data

Tirana, Albania, 27-28 September 2004

1.1.1.1

Regional thematic seminar to establish a working group of crime analysts and intelligence officers, to review the current state of knowledge on the economic and organised crime situation in South-eastern Europe (including corruption), to train participants in new methodologies, and to agree on the framework for a regional in-depth analysis

Strasbourg, France, 9-10 June 2004

1.1.1.5

Follow up meeting on the implementation of the regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime and project areas specific actions

Belgrade, 31 March 2006

1.1.1.5

Support the preparation of an update of the situation report through short-term experts and a regional seminar

February-July 2006

ACTIVITY 1.1.2: ESTABLISH BENCHMARKS IN TERMS OF MEETING EUROPEAN STANDARDS AND PRACTICES ON ECONOMIC AND ORGANISED CRIME

Completed Activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.1.2.2 & 1.1.2.4

Short-term experts to assess the current level of compliance by countries with these instruments on the basis of existing reports

January - February 2005

1.1.2.3

Regional seminar to establish benchmarks and agree on the indicators and a template for the country compliance reports

Durres, Albania, 3-4 November 2004

1.1.2.2

Setting-up indicators and adoption of a template for the country compliance reports

 

1.1.2.1

Regional meeting of experts from consortium partners to determine requirements under relevant European and other international instruments with regard to the priority fields of crime and tools

Strasbourg, France, 26 May 2004

1.1.2.2 & 1.1.2.4

Short-term experts to assess the current level of compliance by countries with these instruments on the basis of existing reports

January - February 2005

ACTIVITY 1.1.3: DEVELOP THE REGIONAL STRATEGY AND REVIEW PROGRESS MADE

Completed Activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.1.3.5

Follow up meeting to review progress made

July 2006

1.1.3.4

Follow up meeting to review progress made

February 2006

1.1.3.3

Regional expert level meeting to finalise the regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime followed by the high-level meeting of Ministers and Senior officials to examine the regional strategy

Brijuni Island, 22-23 September 2005

1.1.3.2 b

Regional meeting to review the draft regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime (+ presentation of the Brijuni joint declaration)

Strasbourg, France, 29 August 2005

1.1.3.2

Regional meeting to develop a draft regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime on the basis of the situation analysis, the benchmarks and needs, as well as the interim outputs under objectives 2 to 5 of this project

Strasbourg, France, 28 June 2005

1.1.3.1

Short-term experts to assess activities underway in the project areas in fields covered under the project in order to avoid duplication and seek synergies

Permanent

1.1.3.4

Follow up meeting on the implementation of the regional strategy on tools against organised and economic crime and project areas specific actions

Belgrade, Serbia, 31 March 2006

1.1.3.5

Follow up meeting to review progress made

Strasbourg, France, July 2006

1.1.3.6

High level meeting of Ministers and Senior officials to review progress made in the implementation of the regional strategy and project areas specific actions

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 21 September 2006