Final regional conference “Financial investigations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia” organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), in cooperation with the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) Sarajevo and Transparency Serbia, was held on October 24, 2018 in Podgorica.
The regional conference was attended by representatives of prosecutors’ offices and courts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. After introductory presentations, representatives of courts and prosecutors’ offices from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia had the opportunity to discuss the work of the competent institutions which conduct financial investigations, as well as possible future solutions to the problems and challenges that they face on a daily basis. For more information on financial investigations in these three countries, see the following infographic: Infografik – finansijske istrage BiH, CG, SRB
Additionally, after the panel, the studies “Financial investigations as a tool in the fight against organized crime, corruption and money laundering” were presented. The studies include analyses of legal frameworks, application and results achieved in the fight against organized crime and corruption through conducting financial investigations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. You can read more about the studies here.
Agenda of the conference can be downloaded here: Regionalna konferencija o finansijskim istragama – agenda final
The project “Strengthening Investigation and Prosecution Capacities in the Western Balkan Countries – Financial Investigations as a Tool to Combat Organized Crime and Corruption” is being implemented by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), in cooperation with the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) Sarajevo and Transparency Serbia, with support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.