EU-ACT in Ukraine: Successful online webinar on financial investigations
Project EU-ACT, a component project of the Global Illicit Flows Programme, successfully implemented a two-day webinar on 16 and 17 June 2020 on the topic “Improving parallel financial investigations for law enforcement agencies in Ukraine”. The event, that brought together over 120 participants representing all law enforcement agencies in Ukraine, discussed financial investigation as an essential part of any investigation on organised crime activity as a mechanism to effectively disrupt and dismantle transnational organised crime groups.
Chaired by the head of the Ukrainian FIU Academy, one of the partner institutions of EU-ACT Ukraine, the panel incorporated a EU-ACT project representative, two representatives of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) to Ukraine and the President of Moneyval. Moneyval is a committee of experts and monitoring body of the Council of Europe that focusses on the evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism.
EU-ACT in Georgia: handover of specialised equipment procured for Georgia
An official Handover Ceremony of specialised technical equipment for the Central Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, that was procured by Project EU-ACT, was held on 22nd of June 2020 in Tbilisi.