International Conference on Advancing Beneficial Ownership Transparency

24-25 June 2021 Visio Conference

In contributing to the international on-going efforts to enable countries to access and share reliable beneficial ownership information, the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the European Union, organised an international Conference on Advancing Beneficial Ownership Transparency on 24 – 25...

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Online regional workshop the “Use of Non-Conviction Based Seizure and Confiscation”

27 and 28 April 2021 Visio Workshop

On 27 and 28 April Regional Project Strengthening Measures to Prevent and Combat Economic Crime hosted a workshop on The Use of Non-Conviction Based Seizure and Confiscation. The workshop welcomed representatives from law enforcement bodies, judiciary and other government bodies with policy...

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Online regional workshop “Red Flags and Electronic Systems of Asset Declaration”

20 and 21 April 2021 Visio Workshop

Asset declarations can be instrumental in preventing corruption and promoting integrity, but only if disclosure is subject to verification. With limited resources, authorities are often challenged to choose what declarations to scrutinize. Red flags can be useful in identifying which declarations...

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Expert meeting on the selection on asset declarations for audit

25-26 June 2020 Visioconference

With a view to facilitate process of analysing and auditing asset declarations to relevant oversight bodies, series of exchanges with representatives of relevant structures took place on 25-26 June in online format. The meeting is a part of the global activity, targeted to reinforce system of...

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COVID-19 pandemic: GRECO warns about corruption risks

21 April 2020 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published guidelines addressed to its 50 member states aimed at preventing corruption in the context of the health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The guidelines, issued by GRECO’s president, Marin Mrčela, underline...

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Regional conference on asset recovery and asset management

29-30 January 2020 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The regional conference “From Asset Recovery to Asset Management” took place in Chisinau on 29-30 January 2020. The conference aimed at sharing good comparative practices related to recovery, management and disposal of frozen, seized or confiscated proceeds of crime and discussing international...

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Regional Workshop on Effective Implementation of Targeted Financial Sanctions for the Eastern Partnership countries

9-10 December 2019 Strasbourg, France

A regional workshop dedicated to the effective implementation of targeted financial sanctions for terrorism, terrorist financing and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction took place in Strasbourg on 9-10 December 2019. Seventeen practitioners representing the financial intelligence and law...

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Regional Workshop on Parliamentary Integrity for the Eastern Partnership countries

12-13 November 2019 Vilnius, Lithuania

Twenty participants representing parliamentary self-regulatory bodies, national parliaments and external oversight bodies from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Republic of Moldova exchanged opinions with the Council of Europe experts at a regional workshop on the code of conduct as an...

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Coordination meeting with PGG country focal points

23 May 2019 Strasbourg, France

A coordination meeting with PGG country focal points took place in Strasbourg on 23 May 2019, to discuss the plan of activities, and to provide recommendations for its implementation. The members of the Committee represent main counterparts in each partner country, including from anti-corruption...

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