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 1.4 Creation of effective mechanisms to protect witnesses of serious crime

 
 

In-country training on procedural protective measures for witnesses, Pristina, 26-27 October 2006 (more...)

Regional training seminar on procedural protection measures for witnesses, Palic 26-29 June 2006

 
 

LIST OF ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1.4.1: DEVELOP AND SUPPORT IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES FOR WITNESS PROTECTION MEASURES IN EACH COUNTRY

Completed activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.4.1.2

Study visits and exchanges of experiences

 
 

Study visit for members of the working groups on specialised witness protection units

Bratislava, Slovakia

27-28 September 2004

 

Study visit for members of the WG on specialised witness protection units

Bratislava, Slovakia

29-30 September 2004

 

Study visit for members of the WG on specialised witness protection units

14-16 March 2005 Meckenheim, Germany

 

Bilateral exchange of experience on the set-up of the witness protection unit: Croatia/”the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Zagreb, Croatia

4-5 April 2005

1.4.1.3

In-country workshops to support the working group in the development of implementation strategies, in particular in view of the creation of specialised witness protection units

 
 

Tirana, Albania

29-30 November 2004

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

15-16 November 2004

 

Skopje, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

31 August – 1 September 2004

 

Podgorica, Montenegro, Serbia and Montenegro

8-9 November 2004

 

Belgrade, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro

20-21 October 2004

 

Pristina, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro

8-9 February 2005

OTHER

“The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”: written expertise on the draft Witness Protection Law

August 2004

 

Serbia and Montenegro/Serbia: written expertise on the draft Witness Protection Law.

27 September 2004

1.4.1.4

Regional seminar to promote co-operation in the field of witness protection

Budva, Montenegro, 23-24 November 2005

1.4.1.5

Expert assistance of the working groups in reviewing the legal basis in view of procedural and non-procedural measures for the protection of witnesses (per request)

All project areas

Until September 2006

ACTIVITY 1.4.2: DEVELOP, TEST AND MAKE AVAILABLE TRAINING MATERIALS FOR FURTHER TRAINING OF ALL INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE PROTECTION OF WITNESSES

Completed activities

Activity

Description

Place / Date

1.4.2.1

Regional workshop to discuss draft implementation strategies and review training needs in the field of witness protection

Zagreb, Croatia

6-7 April 2005

1.4.2.2

Short-term experts to assist working groups in the development of training materials and guidelines on witness protection

 
 

Handbook/guidelines on procedural protective measures and basic police protection

May 2005- March 2006

 

Training modules for specialists working in witness protection units

 

1.4.2.3

Regional workshop to finalise and endorse training materials and concepts for all project areas

To be confirmed

1.4.2.4

Training events

 
 

2 Regional training events for future trainers on procedural protective measures to test the training materials and concepts

May/ June 2006

 

In-country training events on procedural protective measures

May - September 2006

 

Participation of specialists working in newly established witness protection units in regular/ad-hoc training courses of established European witness protection units

6-10 March 2006; Slovak Republic
June 2006 (tbc)
11-22 September 2006 (Germany)

1.4.2.5

Production of training materials in local languages