Program against corruption and organised crime in South-eastern Europe logoThe PACO-Impact regional project is implemented by the Council of Europe, Directorate General of Legal Affairs, Crime Problems Department.

The project supported countries of South-eastern Europe in their efforts and more specifically in the implementation of their anti-corruption plans and strategies. The project was launched on 1st of March 2004 and continued until July 2006. The PACO-Impact project followed up on the assessments carried out under the Stability Pact Anti-corruption Initiative (SPAI) and GRECO evaluations/recommendations.

The project furthermore builded on the commitments made by countries of South-eastern Europe and took into account the anti-corruption measures identified within the Stabilisation and Association process. The project implementation area covered Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Serbia and Montenegro (including Kosovo).

Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency logoPACO-Impact Project has been fully financed by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida)

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Council of Europe holds Final Conference on PACO Impact project

13 July 2006 Strasbourg

The PACO Impact project - aimed at supporting the implementation of anti-corruption plans in south-eastern Europe - ended with the closing conference in the Council of Europe, Strasbourg on 10-11 July 2006. More than 60 participants from countries of the region and from international...

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Final Conference – Closure and Evaluation of the project

11 July 2006 Strasbourg

Representatives from South-eastern Europe in charge of fighting corruption and leading anti-corruption reforms from seven project areas in SEE met in Strasbourg at the Council of Europe from 10 to 11 July 2006 for the Final Conference of the project. In addition, representatives from various...

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Regional Thematic Seminar: Strengthening Anti-corruption Prosecutorial Services in SEE (in co-operation with the Internal Investigation Department of Hamburg)

21 April 2006 Hamburg

The event co-organised with the Department of Internal Investigations at the Ministry of Interior of Hamburg, Germany brings together the main actors involved in investigation and prosecution of economic crime and corruption in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro...

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Contact Contact

Corruption and Fraud Unit 
Department of Information Society and Action against Crime
Directorate of Co-operation
Tel: +33 (0)3 90 21 26 29
Fax: +33 (0)3 90 21 56 50
Email: ardita.abdiu [at]