Local officials are introduced to the new legal framework related to the Conflict of Interest

26 June 2019 Peja, Kosovo*

Following the adoption of the Law on Conflict of Interest in Discharge of Public Functions and subsequent support provided by the PECK II Project in developing necessary sub legal acts and guidance, an information session with the public officials at the local level took place in Peja, Kosovo on...

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PECK II facilities discussion with the NPOs in Kosovo* in relation to AML/CFT

17 June 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

On 17 June 2019, the PECK II Project in cooperation with the Financial Intelligence Unit of Kosovo organised an informative roundtable with representatives of the NPOs at the central level. The aim of the activity was to inform them on their obligations related to the anti-money laundering and...

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PECK II supports Kosovo* public sector in developing internal Regulation for Receiving and Treating Whistleblowing cases

21 - 22 May 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

At the request of the Ministry of Justice, PECK II Project supported discussions related to the drafting of internal Regulation for Receiving and Treating Whistleblowing cases in the public sector which took place on 20 and 21 May 2019. Participants representing the inter-ministerial Working...

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Preparatory Institutional Dialogue for PECK III Project in Kosovo*

16 and 17 May 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

On 16 and 17 May, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division held consultative meetings with relevant institutions in the economic crime area with regard to next phase of Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo*. Considering the satisfaction of beneficiaries with the impact of the Council of...

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Steering Committee Meeting of the Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo* (PECK II)

16 May 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

The sixth Steering Committee Meeting of the Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo* took place on 16 May 2019. Representatives of main beneficiary institutions including the representatives of the European Union Delegation to Kosovo* and the Council of Europe discussed on the implemented...

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PECK II supports revision of the AML/CFT legislation in Kosovo*

14-15 May 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

Upon request by the beneficiary institutions, PECK II Project supported the first inter-ministerial Working Group mandated to develop the concept document amending the legislation related to anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). The decision to amend the...

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PECK II supports enhancing of the Beneficial Ownership regime in Kosovo*

7 May 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

On 7 May 2019, the Council of Europe organised a Workshop to provide government institutions with concrete advice on further measures to identify and verify beneficial owners and to limit the misuse of legal persons and legal arrangements for the purposes of ML/TF. For this purpose a Technical...

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Discussion of Draft Model Regulation for Kosovo* authorities on implementing the Law on Conflict of Interest

2 - 3 April 2019 Pristina, Kosovo*

On 2 and 3 April 2019, the PECK II Project held a workshop to discuss a proposal for the Draft Model Regulation on the Mandate of Responsible Authorities for implementing the Law on Conflict of Interest in Discharge of Public Functions. The event gathered 33 participants representing the...

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Improving the legislative framework for targeted international financial sanctions for terrorism financing in Kosovo*

28 - 29 March 2019 Istog, Kosovo*

On 28 and 29 March 2019, members of the inter-ministerial Working Group mandated to draft the Law on Targeted Financial Sanctions met in Istog, Kosovo* to discuss with the Council of Europe expert the compatibility of the current draft Law with European and international standards and more...

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PECK II Project supports the development of Standard Operating Procedures on dissemination of intelligence in Kosovo*

14 - 15 March 2019 Peja, Kosovo*

On 14 and 15 March 2019, PECK II Project held a two day workshop to discuss the role and importance of dissemination of intelligence between the FIU and its counterpart institutions. Representatives of the FIU, Police, Customs, Tax Administration, Anti-Corruption Agency, International Law...

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*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.