PODGORICA – 31st January -1st February 2019 – EURoL 2 in cooperation with the Prosecutorial Council, organised a two-day support to the for the members of the Prosecutorial Council Working Group for the development of the Methodology for Prosecution Offices reporting in accordance with CEPEJ standards. The participants involved 10 representatives of the Prosecutorial Council WG and EURoL 2 team.
Ms Tatjana Savkovic, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Prosecutorial Council and Eurol 2 DTL Ms Maria Grazia Benedetti welcomed all the participants, underlining the importance of the practical in-house support to the daily work of the Prosecutorial Council in order to strengthen this important institution. Support that is not focused on presentation of lecturers but on practical examples as will be provided to the Working Group with the recommendations that they will receive from the respected expert from Slovenia, who will present experiences in developing reports of Prosecution offices in accordance with CEPEJ standards. The expected result of the support to the Woking Group is in achieving the tasks related to the analysis of the quality and consistency of available data necessary for reporting in line with CEPEJ standards, by engaging Mr Boštjan Zrnec Orlič, the EURoL 2 expert from Slovenia experienced in collection, compilation and presentation of statistical data and reporting in accordance with CEPEJ standards. The expert introduced the members of the Working Group with the specificities of CEPEJ standards in collection and presentation of necessary data related to the work of prosecution offices and presented experience of Slovenian prosecution offices in this area as well as provided necessary comments and suggestions for the development of the Methodology for reporting that will be used by Montenegrin prosecution offices. Expert also provided several clarifications related to the CEPEJ questionnaire, which Montenegrin Prosecutorial Council is obliged to provide information related to 2018. Participation and experience of engaged expert was very welcomed and appraised as very useful from all members of the Working group