Raising capacities of Montenegrin Judicial Training Center for training on money laundering

13-14 October 2022 Kotor, Montenegro

A training for trainers for the judiciary and police on processing money laundering cases was organised with the support of the EU and Council of Europe joint Action against Economic Crime in Montenegro in Kotor. The three-module training programme tailored for judges, prosecutors, and...

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Risk Assessment of Terrorist Financing Through the non-profit organisations sector in Montenegro launched

29 - 30 September 2022 Podgorica

The joint European Union and Council of Europe Action against economic crime in Montenegro shared in Podgorica and before the relevant stakeholders in Montenegro, the Council of Europe’s methodology produced by the Economic Crime and Co-operation Division for the assessment of terrorist financing...

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Supporting Montenegrin authorities towards stronger framework for asset declarations and prevention of conflict of interest

23 September 2022 Podgorica

Montenegrin institutions and representatives of civil society organisations joined the “Round table on the Law on Prevention of Corruption: asset declarations and prevention of conflict of interest”, organised on 23 September 2022 in Podgorica, Montenegro. To inform the Roundtable discussions,...

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The Agency for the Prevention of Corruption in Montenegro equipped with an agreed strategic framework for communication

5 - 6 September 2022 Podgorica

Representatives of all departments of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption have worked together to finalise the strategic framework for communication of the Agency in a two-day Workshop convened by the Action against economic crime in Montenegro on 5 - 6 September 2022 in Podgorica,...

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Efektiviteti i hetimeve administrative dhe auditimeve të brendshme në luftën ndaj korrupsionit

5-6 Korrik 2022 Tiranë

Lufta kundër korrupsionit është një prioritet i rëndësishëm kombëtar në forcimin e demokracisë, shtetit të së drejtës dhe në procesin e integrimit të Shqipërisë në Bashkimin Evropian. Kjo përpjekje kërkon një kuadër ligjor gjithëpërfshirës, autoritete publike të afta dhe një bashkëpunim efektiv...

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Updating the strategic framework for communication of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption in Montenegro

21 - 22 June 2022 Podgorica

Representatives of each sector of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption participated in a two-day workshop on strategic planning of the Agency's communication, that took place between 21 - 22 June 2022 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The aim of the workshop was to assist the Agency in updating of...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Results of the “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 - 2022” to be presented tomorrow

27 September 2022 Budva

The Regional Closing Conference of the joint programme of the European Union and Council of Europe “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 - 2022” will take place on 27 - 28 September, in the Hotel Avala in Budva, Montenegro, starting from 09:30 CET. Opening remarks will be...

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Sixth Steering Committee of the Action against economic Crime in Montenegro

21 June 2022 Podgorica

The Sixth Steering Committee meeting of the Action against economic crime in Montenegro took place on 21 June 2022 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The action, a joint endeavour of the European Union and Council of Europe, is part of the second phase of the “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans...

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Civil society organisations and public officials discuss the results of a regional risk assessment and the management of risks of terrorist financing using the non-profit-organisations sector

21 - 23 June 2022 Online

In an on-line conference on 21-23 June, public officials from the beneficiary jurisdictions and non-profit-organisations (NPO) came together to discuss how best to manage the risks of terrorist financing (TF) through the NPO sector in a way that is effective and remains mindful of the work and...

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EU-Council of Europe programme in Montenegro: results achieved over three years strengthened the rights and freedoms of people of Montenegro

16 June 2022 Podgorica

The number of requests for free legal aid in cases of domestic violence has increased by 113% in Montenegro within the last year. Young people have begun to take action against hate speech online. Guidelines of Good Conduct have been created for the high public officials in Montenegro to adhere...

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Albanian custom officers improve their skills in combating cash smuggling

15 June 2022 Tirana

The physical transportation of cash across borders continues to be one of the oldest and most basic channels of money laundering, and it is still widespread in Albania and in the region. On 17 May 2022, in Durres (Albania), the Action against Economic Crime in Albania trained 20 representatives...

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Assisting authorities in drafting the legal framework for the regulation of lobbying in Montenegro

10 June 2022 Podgorica

The Working Group for the drafting of the Law on lobbying met on 27 May 2022 in the framework of the Action against economic crime in Montenegro. During the working session, the members of the group discussed the current state of the draft Law on lobbying that had been prepared with the...

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Autoritetet shqiptare aftësohen në zbatimin e rekomandimeve të grupit të shteteve kundër korrupsionit (GRECO) dhe në raportimin e progresit

9 Maj 2022 Tiranë

Vlerësimet dhe rekomandimet e organit monitorues të Këshillit të Evropës kundër korrupsionit, Grupi i Shteteve Kundër Korrupsionit (GRECO), janë instrumenta të rëndësishëm në avancimin e reformave ligjore dhe institucionale për parandalimin e korrupsionit. Për të mbështetur autoritetet shqiptare...

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Discussing amendments to the legal framework on prevention of corruption with Montenegrin stakeholders

21 April 2022 Podgorica

Twenty-five representatives of institutions of Montenegro and civil society, participated in a Roundtable “Law on Prevention of Corruption: Position, competencies and powers of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption”, organised on 21 April 2022, in Podgorica, Montenegro. The objective of the...

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Advancing the fight against corruption and economic crime in the Western Balkans

January - March 2022 Western Balkans

Fighting corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism remain key challenges for public authorities in the Western Balkans and are an important component of the Horizontal Facility II programme’s assistance. The programme has supported public actors and stakeholders in their efforts...

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Video assessment mission on the Law on Prevention of Corruption: role, independency and powers of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption

16 March 2022 Montenegro

A series of meetings with stakeholders in the area of corruption prevention was held on 16 March 2022, within the joint European Union and Council of Europe Action against economic crime in Montenegro. Objective of the mission was to collect the information on implementation of Law on Prevention...

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Supervisory authorities of real estate sector in Montenegro are initiating implementation of the risk-based approach in supervision

17 March 2022 Podgorica

Workshop for supervisors of the real estate sector, construction, accountants and auditors on risk-based approach in supervision was held on 17 March 2022 in Podgorica. This activity was aimed at assisting authorities in finalising the questionnaire for reporting entities and risk matrix, which...

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Discussing potential pathways for legal regulation of virtual assets and virtual assets service providers with authorities of Montenegro

8 - 9 March 2022 Podgorica

Representatives of the institutions relevant for regulation of the virtual currencies and representatives of private sector, participated in a Workshop on regulatory framework for virtual assets and virtual assets service providers, organised on 8-9 March 2022, in Podgorica. The objective of this...

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DEKLARATË PËR SHTYP

“Sistemi Elektronik i Deklarimit të Pasurive dhe Konfliktit të Interesave – parandalimi i korrupsionit nëpërmjet rritjes së transparencës së pasurive”

28 Shkurt 2022 Tirana

Vënia në zbatim e Sistemit Elektronik të Deklarimit të Pasurive dhe Konfliktit të Interesave, nga 1 janari 2022, parashikon një mekanizëm efikas për të luftuar korrupsionin dhe për të rritur transparencën në deklarimin dhe publikimin e pasurisë së personave të zgjedhur dhe zyrtarëve publikë. Ky...

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Fifth Steering Committee meeting of the Action against economic crime in Montenegro

1 February 2022 Podgorica

The fifth Steering Committee meeting of the joint European Union and Council of Europe Action against economic crime in Montenegro, implemented under the programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 – 2022”, took place on 1 February 2022 in Podgorica. The Steering...

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