Second on-job training module on Financial Investigation and Asset Recovery for Montenegrin law enforcement institutions held at Police Academy

Second on-job training module on Financial Investigation and Asset Recovery for Montenegrin law enforcement institutions held at Police Academy

 DANILOVGRAD – 25th February- 1st March2019 – EURoL II, EU’s project supporting Rule of Law in Montenegro, in cooperation with the Police Academy (PA) and the Judiciary Training Centre (JTC), started the second five-day on-job training seminar on financial investigation and asset recovery which is attended by 20 participants from different institutions, including the State Prosecution, the Courts, the Police, Tax Administration, Customs and State Property Management Administration.

This is the second out of three training modules that will take place until next months and will result in an advanced training seminar in Italy in July this year.

The training programme is part of the EU Support to Rule of Law II Project (EURoL II), which is funded by the European Union. It has been developed by Experts of Guardia di Finanza from Italy in cooperation with partner Institutions of Montenegro and will strengthen capacities and tools for effective investigation and prosecution of money laundering, terrorism financing and asset recovery, based on experiences and knowhow of Guardia di Finanza and in line with priorities of Montenegrin institutions.

Moreover, at the end of this inter- institutional training programme, a manual related to the Best Practices for financial investigation will be developed and used beyond the project lifetime.

At the opening of the second seminar session Mr Antonio Molinaro, Team Leader of EUROL 2, stated ‘’Today’s second “On-Job Training Module on Financial Investigation and Asset Recovery” will provide participants with in depth knowledge on topics such as effective investigations on money laundry, international sources and obligations: focus on confiscation and European legislation and successes and challenges in investigating cases of high-level corruption.”

Mr Danilo Ceccarelli, Public Prosecutor at Milano Public Prosecutor’s Office (Italy), Lt. Col. Emanuele Di Tullio, Guardia di Finanza, Currency Police Special Unit – II Group of Milan, Ms Jovanka Krunić, Senior Adviser at the Special Prosecutor’s Office and Ms Dubravka Popović, Senior Adviser at the Special Prosecutor’s Office, two Italian and two Montenegrin Experts engaged by EURoL II and JTC deliver their case studies and presentations during this week on effective investigations on money laundry , cyber-crime and terrorism financing.

The next training session is planned for the period 25th to 29th March 2019.

More info about this seminar can also be found on JCT website:  http://cosdt.me/program-obuka-finansijske-istrage-i-oduzimanje-imovinske-koristi-stecene-kriminalnom-djelatnoscu/

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