Workshops covered the topic related to United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Scope of application, Obligations of Member States such as creation of domestic criminal offences (participation in an organized criminal group, money laundering, corruption and obstruction of justice); the adoption of new and sweeping frameworks for mutual legal assistance and law enforcement cooperation; the promotion of training and technical assistance for building or upgrading the necessary capacity of national authorities.
Speakers at the training were Ms Barbara Sargenti, Direzione Nazionale Antimafia Prosecutor, Ms Maria Cristina Palaia, Direzione Nazionale Antimafia Prosecutor, Mr Fabrizio Fantini, Italian Police Officer/ EUROL2 Team Leader and Mr Veselin Vučković, public prosecutor in the Supreme State Prosecutor’s Office. Practices of international assistance and case studies have been presented and discussed with participants by the international and national experts. During the seminar Mr Fabrizio Fantini, EURoL2 Team Leader had his presentation on the role and the instruments of Police cooperation in relation to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.
The seminar on UN Convention on Transnational Organised Crime is the third out of 6 planned seminars for 2019 ( previously in 2018 we had four trainings) from the Training Programme in the area of International Judicial Cooperation in civil and criminal matters, which will contribute to the improvement of knowledge of judges, prosecutors and police officers in the implementation of EU instruments in the area of international judicial cooperation, supporting Montenegro in the process of the accession to EU.