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 1.3 Use of special investigative means and intelligence in accordance with human rights standards

 

LIST OF ACTIVITIES

Regional seminar on data protection in relation to the use of criminal intelligence, Bitola, 8-9 June 2006

 

ACTIVITY 1.3.1: DEVELOP AND SUPPORT AN IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY TO ENHANCE THE USE OF SIMS

Completed Activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.3.1.4

Short-term experts to assist working group review the legal basis for the use of special investigative means in each project area (Criminal Procedure Codes and by-laws) and assist in the development of proposals for amendments

March – December 2005

Albania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Croatia

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

1.3.1.3

Short-term experts to support project groups in the drafting of implementation strategies

 

Albania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Croatia

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

“the Former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia”

1.3.1.2

1.3.1.3

Study visits for members of working group on the oversight mechanisms over the use of SIMS and to support project groups in the finalisation of implementation strategies

Ljubljana, Slovenia 26-28 January 2005

1.3.1.2

Establish working group SIMS and organise stady visits for their members on the use of SIMS including oversight mechanisms, in view of developing implementation strategies for each project area.

 
 

Establish working groups

 

1.3.1.2

Study visits for members of working group on the use of SIMS

Rome, Italy

15-17 November 2004

Other

Updating information on the institutional and legal framework governing SIMS in all project areas

August – October 2004

1.3.1.1

Regional thematic seminar to review relevant European and other international standards and reach agreement on the approach to the issue of special investigative means

Strasbourg, France

9 June 2004

ACTIVITY 1.3.2: DEVELOP AND SUPPORT AN IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY TO ENHANCE THE USE OF INTELLIGENCE

Completed Activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.3.2.2

Study visits for analysts and intelligence officers (forming a working group) on criminal intelligence systems, crime analysis and pro-active policing as well as data protection, in view of country-specific implementation plans

 
 

Study visit of the Criminal Intelligence Analysis Department of the Ministry of Interior of Croatia to the Spanish General Directorate of the Police

Madrid, 6-7 September 2005

 

Study visit to Europol for crime analysts and intelligence officers

The Hague, 5-7 July 2005

 

Study visit to the Spanish General Directorate of the Police

Madrid, 18-20 January 2005

 

Study visit to NCIS

London, 1-3 December 2004

1.3.2.3

Short-term experts to support working groups in the finalisation of implementation strategies (per request)

January – March 2005

 

Albania

 
 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 

Croatia

 
 

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

“the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

 

1.3.2.4

Short-term experts to assist working groups review the legal basis relevant for the gathering, and the use of intelligence in each project area (Police Acts, Data Protection legislation, and by-laws) and assist in the development of proposals for amendments

March – December 2005

 

Albania

 
 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 

Croatia

 
 

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

“the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

 

1.3.2.1

Regional thematic seminar to review relevant European and other international standards and reach agreement on the approach to the enhance of the use intelligence

Ohrid, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, 8-9 October 2004

ACTIVITY 1.3.3: DEVELOP, TEST AND MAKE AVAILABLE TRAINING MATERIALS ON THE USE OF SIMS AND INTELLIGENCE FOR FURHER TRAINIG

Completed Activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.3.3.4

In-country training events by local trainers with expert support to test and further improve training materials

October 2005 - April 2006

 

Albania

 
 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 
 

Croatia

 
 

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

 
 

“the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

 
     

1.3.3.2

Short-term experts to assist working groups in the development of training materials and guidelines on undercover operations, low-tech electronic surveillance, cross-border use of SIMS and international cooperation, high-tech SIMS and cybercrime, as well as criminal intelligence systems, crime analysis and data protection

June – December 2005

 

Albania

Tirana

21 February 2006

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, 15 November 2005

 

Croatia

 
 

Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)

Pristina, 22 February 2006

 

Montenegro (Serbia and Montenegro)

Podgorica, 7 December 2005

 

Serbia (Serbia and Montenegro)

Belgrade, 6 December 2005

 

“the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Skopje, 17 November 2005

1.3.3.1

Regional seminar to review training needs on the use of SIMS and Intelligence

Tirana, Albania, 18-19 May 2005

1.3.3.3

Regional workshop on the use of technology in relation to the implementation of SIMS

March 2006

1.3.3.4

Up to ¾ operational trainings on handling undercover operations for selected specialists from the project areas

February – September 2006

 

Specialists on UKO from “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Ljubljana and Graz,

3-18 February 2006

1.3.3.5

Production of training materials in local languages

April – August 2006