ECCD presents its cooperation activities on ethics, integrity and conflict of interest to the European Committee on Democracy and Governance (CDDG)

Strasbourg, France 7 June 2018

The Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) presented its efforts towards strengthening ethics and integrity in the public and the private sector to the Working Group on Public Ethics of the European Committee on Democracy and Governance (CDDG). The presentation demonstrated the efforts...

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Workshop for Judges and Prosecutors: “Experiences, Challenges and Best Practices”

26 - 27 March 2018 Strasbourg, France

On 26 and 27 March 2018, the Council of Europe hosted the workshop on money laundering, terrorist financing and asset recovery for judges and prosecutors co-organised by the MONEYVAL Secretariat, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe...

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Action against Economic Crime: tools, impact and lessons learnt

15 and 16 February 2018 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe’s Action against Economic Crime & Cooperation Division organised a brainstorming event in Strasbourg during 15-16 February 2018. The event brought together more than 40 Council of Europe experts from academia, policy community and practitioners along with the Council of...

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Scoping mission to Turkmenistan

2 February 2018 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

A Council of Europe delegation visited Turkmenistan to assess the needs of authorities in the area of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism, as well as private sector compliance and protection of entrepreneurs’ rights. The Council of Europe delegation met...

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Scoping mission to Uzbekistan

31 January 2018 Tashkent, Uzbekistan

A scoping mission was carried out by the Council of Europe to assess the needs of Uzbek authorities in the area of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism, as well as private sector compliance and protection of entrepreneurs’ rights. The Council of Europe...

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Scoping mission to Tajikistan

29 January 2018 Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The Council of Europe carried out a scoping mission to assess the needs of Tajik authorities in the area of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism, as well as private sector compliance and protection of entrepreneurs’ rights. The Council of Europe delegation...

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Presentation of Council of Europe technical cooperation activities

Prague, Czech Republic 9 November 2017

The Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) presented its technical cooperation activities at the GRECO Conference on “Prevention of Corruption in respect of Parliamentarians, Judges and Prosecutors: main trends and lessons learned from GRECO Fourth Evaluation Round”. Conference...

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Experts call to step up the fight against corruption

2 December 2016 Venice, Italy

Mr Michele Nicoletti (Italy, SOC), rapporteur of the PACE Political Affairs Committee on Corruption as governance regime: a barrier to institutional efficiency and progress, in co-operation with the Action Against Crime Department of the Council of Europe, gathered a number of academic experts...

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International seminar: “Facing new challenges in combating terrorist financing”

19-20 September 2016 Prague, Czech Republic

The international workshop was organised with the support of the Norway Grants by the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic and the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division of the Council of Europe. The event brought together 61 participants from 31 European countries, representing financial...

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Workshop on the Council of Europe AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology

1 - 2 September 2016 Strasbourg, France

On 1-2 September 2016 the Council of Europe will be holding a workshop in Strasbourg, France to discuss the draft AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology developed by the Economic Crime and Cooperation Unit. International experts in the field of organized crime, risk assessments and...

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International Conference on fighting economic crime

20 - 21 October 2015 Prague, Czech Republic

The International Conference "Developing trends in combating corruption, money laundering and recovering criminal assets in Europe" will take place on 20-21 October 2015 in Prague. The forum will debate the major trends, challenges and new international standards on anti-corruption, anti-money...

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Regional Conference on ”Detecting and Investigating Corruption and Fraud through Audit Procedures”

27 – 28 May 2015 Tirana, Albania, Hotel Tirana International

Numerous representatives of state audit institutions, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and judges from across the South East Europe will take part in the regional conference on ”Detecting and Investigating Corruption and Fraud through Audit Procedures” organised by the Council of Europe in...

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