Regional Support to Reinforce Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in the Southern Mediterranean
The successful cooperation between the jurisdictions of the Southern Mediterranean and the Council of Europe, which has been initiated and implemented in the first three phases of the South Programme, will continue under South Programme IV (SP IV). SP IV aims at supporting the creation of a common legal space between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean, providing institutional support to democratic governance and independent instances of the region as well as creating and strengthening relevant networks between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean.
As an integral part of the South Programme, SNAC 4 will continue to support the anti-corruption and anti-money laundering / counter-terrorist financing authorities of the promoting implementation of Council of Europe standards in the area of fight against economic crime and possible accession to such instruments; increasing awareness and participation of the civil society, media, and private sector actors in the national anti-corruption reforms; and strengthening regional and international networks in the fields of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering & combatting the financing of terrorism.
SNAC 4 will provide technical assistance to all jurisdictions covered on the regional level through joint and jurisdiction-specific actions pursuing the regional goal.