A training on financial investigations and confiscation of crime proceeds took place on 16-17 December 2019, in Kyiv. The training brought together thirty practitioners from the National Police, State Security Service, National Anti-Corruption Bureau, Prosecutor General’s Office, State Tax Service, State Bureau of Investigations, State Financial Monitoring Service, the Supreme Court and district court judges.
The training provided a comprehensive introduction to financial investigation, and focused on utilisation of investigative techniques and instruments, cooperation and information exchange. The challenges in the recovery of crime proceeds were discussed, including the importance of effective financial investigations for return of stolen assets. The case studies and group works added practical value to the knowledge gained during the training.The training was organised within the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) Project “Strengthening measures to counter money laundering and financing of terrorism in Ukraine.”