Marin Mrčela, President of the Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) will speak at the opening of the conference “Implementation of Corruption Prevention Mechanisms” on Thursday, 13 December at the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade.
The conference is organised by the Serbian Anti-Corruption Agency with support from the OSCE Mission to Serbia and the Embassy of Italy, current OSCE Chairmanship. It will look at best practices and lessons learned in resolving conflicts of interest; assets and income declaration in the regional context; challenges and success stories in corruption risk assessment, as well as preventing corruption through control of financing of political activities, etc.
On this occasion, President of GRECO will also meet with Head of the European Delegation to Serbia and Head of OSCE Mission to Serbia.
According to the latest report by GRECO published in March 2018, Serbia has not implemented satisfactorily or dealt with in a satisfactory manner any of the thirteen recommendations on preventing corruption among parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors provided by GRECO to the country back in July 2015.