Action against economic crime


CARDS Regional Police Project :

a new Council of Europe regional project against serious crime in South-eastern Europe


Output 1.5

Strengthening of capacities

for co-operation in criminal matters


Regional seminar on the Opportunities offered by the 2nd Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (ETS 182)

2-3 September 2004, Pristina, Kosovo (Serbia and Montenegro)


This seminar takes place within the framework of the joint project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission on "Development of Reliable and Functioning Policing Systems and Enhancing of Combating Main criminal Activities and Police Co-operation (CARPO)".

This seminar will constitute an opportunity for relevant national experts to thoroughly examine the variety of means available under ETS 182 in order to improve co-operation in criminal matters. In addition, national experts will discuss the issues at stake in the implementation of ETS 182 and the aspects to be considered in the process of review of their legislation and institutional capacities.

It will gather approximately fifty participants from central authorities, judiciary and law enforcement authorities responsible for international co-operation in criminal matters (e.g. Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior, Police, General Prosecutorís Office, national Interpol Office, Supreme cassation office, etc). Representatives of international and regional organizations and other regional initiatives may attend this seminar as well.

The seminar is organized by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo.

Draft Agenda Albanian | English | Macedonian | Serbian

Summary of activities under output 1.5 Albanian | English | Macedonian | Serbian

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