Welcome to the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division
Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing supervisory authorities in Eastern Partnership region receive risk-based approach guidanceIstanbul, Turkey 22-23 November 2018
A regional Workshop on “AML/CFT risk based approach to Supervision of DNFPBs” takes place on...
Pristina, Kosovo * 14 - 16 November 2018
The Project against Economic Crime in Kosovo* (PECK II) is organising two Plenary Meetings on...
Kolasin, Montenegro 12-13 November 2018
The workshop organized by the CoE/EU Horizontal Facility Action against Economic Crime in...
Council of Europe’s International Conference addresses transparency of beneficial ownership and related issues of misuse of legal entities and arrangements.Tirana, Albania 30 October 2018
An International Conference in addressing transparency of beneficial ownership and related issues...
Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law Christos Giakoumopoulos visits Tirana, Albania and attends the Council of Europe’s International Conference on “Transparency of Beneficial Ownership”Tirana, Albania 29-30 October 2018
Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) Mr Christos Giakoumopoulos is in Tirana,...
The Council of Europe has been supporting countries in the implementation of European and international anti-corruption and anti-money laundering standards as well as addressing their priority reforms for two decades. Such support has taken place on the basis of country bilateral interventions and multilateral cooperation programmes: funded by the Council of Europe but to a large extent by contributions of its own Member States and organisations such as the European Union, Norway Grants, Sweden, Netherlands, Switzerland, and United States Agency for International Development.
The Action against Economic Crime and Corruption is responsible for the Council of Europe’s cooperation and assistance related activities and reforms concerning: good governance, corruption, ethics, conflict of interests, money laundering, asset recovery, terrorist financing, organised crime and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters as well as all related criminal law and judicial reforms pertaining to such areas. The Economic Crime and Cooperation Division’s activities comprise a wide variety of intervention tools, methodologies and guidance on implementation of standards and recommendations by involving in house knowledge and expertise and utilising a broad Council of Europe expert database.