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MONEYVAL: Moldova needs better criminal asset recovery and confiscation systems

September 12, 2019

In a report published today, the Council of Europe anti money laundering body MONEYVAL calls on the Moldovan authorities to fully and consistently use its legislative framework to combat money laundering and to increase the effectiveness of confiscation of proceeds, in particular regarding extended confiscation (see the summary of the report). The report makes a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness […]

10 September 2019, Podgorica, Montenegro: Implementation of the IT tool for Corruption Proofing of Legislation

September 11, 2019

The IT tool has the aim to support the Agency’s staff for more effective proofing of corruption and represents the final stage of the Regional Programme towards the implementation of the respective preventive measure within the Programme beneficiary countries. Developed under the Programme titled “Southeast Europe Regional Programme on Strengthening the Capacity of Anti-corruption Authorities […]

Chisinau, Moldova September 4th 2019: International Workshop on Exchanging Best Practices on Professional Integrity Testing and Corruption Risk Assessment

September 6, 2019

RAI Secretariat participated in the International Workshop on Exchanging Best Practices on Professional Integrity Testing and Corruption Risk Assessment that took place in Chisinau, Moldova on September 4th 2019. The Workshop was organized under the auspice of the Anti-corruption Twining Project funded by the European Union. This occasion gathered experts and professionals in the field of […]

£100m Account Freezing Orders are largest granted to NCA

August 15, 2019

The NCA has been granted freezing orders on eight bank accounts containing a total of more than £100 million, which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption in an overseas nation.   The Account Freezing Orders (AFOs) were obtained at Westminster Magistrates Court on 12 August, and represent the largest amount of money […]

North Macedonia Govt Announces New Anti-Corruption Team

August 14, 2019

Amid a high-profile extortion scandal that has rocked the country, North Macedonia’s government is forming an anti-corruption team which it says will help the prosecution and courts to root out graft. North Macedonia’s government said on Tuesday that it has decided to form an “operational” anti-graft team headed by Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and including […]

Croatia’s state property minister Goran Maric resigns

July 16, 2019

Croatia’s state property minister Goran Maric said on Monday he has submitted his resignation over media attacks alleging wrongdoings in property deals, but dismissed the claims as ungrounded. “Today I submitted my irrevocable resignation to prime minister Andrej Plenkovic,” Maric told reporters in the Adriatic town of Novi Vinodolski, with state TV broadcaster HRT transmitting his […]

EU becomes observer to anti-corruption body GRECO

July 11, 2019

The Committee of Ministers representing the 47 member states of the Council of Europe today adopted a decision accepting a request by the European Union to become an observer with the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO). Welcoming this decision, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, said: “This is another example of […]

Summer School for Junior AC Practitioners EndsToday!

July 1, 2019

Regional Anti-corruption Initiative proudly announces opening of the 14th Annual Summer School for Junior Anti-corruption Practitioners from South East Europe. This year the school is taking place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from today till 04 July.  The topic of the 2019 Summer School edition is “Investigation of corruption cases- Innovative mechanisms and tools”.   […]

17 June 2019 Strasbourg France: 20th Anniversary of GRECO

June 17, 2019

17 June 2019 – Today GRECO is hosting a large high-level conference in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Held under the auspices of the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, the event will discuss GRECO’s achievements in assisting states to improve their capacity to prevent and combat corruption, assess current challenges and anticipate emerging […]

11-13 June 2019 Skopje, Macedonia: Regional Mutual Legal Assistance and Asset Recovery Training

June 12, 2019

Prosecutors, judges and experts from the International Cooperation Departments at the Ministries of Justice from Albania, Bosna and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia are participating in a three-day Regional Mutual Legal Assistance and Asset Recovery Training which is taking place in Skopje, North Macedonia from 11th to 13th June 2019. […]

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