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First Steering Committee meeting of the Action against economic crime in Albania held in Tirana

Tirana 20 September 2019
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First Steering Committee meeting of the Action against economic crime in Albania held in Tirana

The European Union and Council of Europe’s Horizontal Facility II Action against Economic Crime in Albania held its first Steering Committee meeting on 20 September 2019 in Tirana.

The meeting served as a platform to discuss and adopt the Action’s workplan and the scheduling of activities.

The Head of the Council of Europe Office in Tirana, Ms Jutta Gützkow emphasized that the flexible approach that the Facility offers and Actions' strong alignment with beneficiary national priorities, Council of Europe standards and good practices in the area of fight against corruption and money-laundering/terrorist financing and EU accession obligations, will result in strong ownership among beneficiary institutions and contribute to the smooth implementation of the Action.

Over 15 beneficiary institutions representing the National Coordinator on Anti-Corruption/Ministry of Justice, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Parliament, Ministry of Interior, High Inspectorate for the Declaration Audit of Assets and Conflict of Interest, General Directorate for the Prevention of Money Laundering, General Prosecutor’s Office, General Directorate of State Police, General Directorate of Taxation, General Directorate of Customs, Bank of Albania, Financial Supervisory Authority, Administration of the Management of Seized and Confiscated Assets the School of Magistrates, the Academy of Security, the European Union Delegation to Albania and the Council of Europe confirmed their commitment and co-operation in advancing the implementation of European and international standards in the fight against corruption and economic crime.

 

ALBANIA: First Steering Committee meeting of the Action against economic crime in Albania