RAI Publications

This report concludes the two-year regional project “Strengthening the anticorruption in the South East Europe through improving asset seizure measures” which was implemented by the AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) and the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative Secretariat (RAI), funded by the UK Government

Publisher: AIRE Centre and RAI
Author: Jill Thomas
Year of Publishing: 2021
Additional Language Versions: AlbanianBosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/SerbianMacedonian

 

The report “Effective Implementation of Asset Recovery Measures in the Western Balkans: an overview of a regional monitoring methodology, key benchmarks and case studies of good practice” includes an overview of the regional monitoring methodology, best practice, and steps forward, and it presents the most important standards derived from international sources, in particular from the European Union.

Publisher: AIRE Centre and RAI
Authors: E. Mujanovic, L. Mandia, G. Ismajli, A. Ivanovic, M. Lazarova-Trajkovska, R. Dragicevic-Dicic
Year of Publishing: 2020
Additional Language Versions: AlbanianBosnian/Croatian/Serbian/Montenegrin and Macedonian

This Handbook provides an overview of the international standards on the confiscation of the proceeds of crime and corruption. First, it addresses the questions of what confiscation is and why it is important. Second, it identifies the key international conventions and gives an indication of the scope of each one. Third, it explains the approach that those standards take on key aspects of confiscation.

Publisher: AIRE Centre and RAI
Authors: K. Kamber, W. Ferris, C. Harby E. Haxhia, A. Selmani, E. Mujanovic, D. Datzer, G. Ismajli, A. Ivanovic, M. L. Trajkovska, R. D Dicic
Year of Publishing: 2019
Additional Language Versions: AlbanianBosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/SerbianMacedonianRomanian

This handbook aims to assists asset recovery practitioners to conduct effective international asset recovery by providing best practice guidance for international cooperation. It contains relevant international and European asset recovery legislation, standards and mechanisms for international cooperation, and will be a practical hands-on tool for investigators, prosecutors, judges and other institutions involved in asset tracing and identification, freezing and seizure, confiscation (including non-conviction based confiscation) and international asset disposal.

Publisher: RAI and AIRE Centre
Authors: 
AML Consulting (Global) Ltd: J. Thomas, L. Day, F. Jackson
Year of Publishing: 2019
Additional Language Versions:
Albanian, Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian (available Cyrillic), Macedonian, Romanian

The purpose of this study is to assess the current seizure and confiscation mechanisms available in Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova and Romania, in order to establish their efficient and effective use in the context of the asset recovery process..

Publisher: RAI and OSCE
Author:
Pedro Gomes Pereira
Year of publishing:
2018
Language Versions:
English

The purpose of this study is to assess the current seizure and confiscation mechanisms available in the Western Balkans jurisdictions, in order to establish their efficient and effective use in the context of the asset recovery process.

Publisher: RAI and AIRE Centre
Author:
Pedro Gomes Pereira
Year of publishing:
2018
Language Versions:
English

The purpose of this paper is to provide different options, integrated framework and practical advice to conduct tailored corruption risk assessment(s) efficiently and comprehensively, and consequently to improve or upgrade governance / management of public sector institutions on integrity grounds in SEE.

Publisher: RCC and RAI for the SEE2020 Strategy
Author:
Liljana Selinsek
Year of publishing:
2015
Language Versions:
English

This Methodology seeks to enable policy makers to establish efficient monitoring and evaluaon mechanisms so as to get the best from an implementation process.

Publisher: RAI
Author: Tilman Hoppe
Year of Publishing:
2015
Language Versions:
English

An Overview of Laws, Practice, and Recent Initiatives

Publisher: RAI
Author:
Mark Worth, Blueprint for Free Speech
Year of Publishing: 2015

Language Versions:
English

The main goal of this project was to identify common challenges in fighting high level corruption using
criminal law proceeding in the view to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the investigations,
prosecution, and trials-

Publisher: TI Romania for RAI and RCC
Authors: 
V. Alistar, E. Calistru, I. Coşpănaru, M. Măroiu
Year of Publishing: 2011
Language Versions: English

Many corruption risks can appear along the legislative process. Citizens who
want to profit from specific legislation may attempt to bribe ministry experts
drafting legislation, bribe members of parliament, provide illicit financial
contributions to political parties or electoral candidates or exercise pressure
through questionable lobbying practices.

Author: Tilman Hoppe
Publisher:
RCC and RAI for the SEE2020 Strategy
Year of Publishing:
2014
Language Versions:
English

The main objective of this study is to provide the current status of rules,
experiences and practices related to assets declaration and conflict of interest
systems in countries represented by respective relevant institutions in the
Integrity Experts Network (IEN). T

Publisher: RAI Secretariat
Year of Publishing:
2012
Language Versions: English