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20-24 May, London: Peer-to-Peer Visit to UK National Authorites

May 21, 2019

AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) and RAI Secretariat (Regional Anti-corruption Initiative) partnered up to implement a 2-year Regional Project on asset recovery titled “Strengthening Anti-Corruption in the South East Europe through Improving Assets Seizure Measures” (the Regional Anti-corruption Project). The Regional Project is financed by the British Government and supported by Konrad […]

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 16th May 2019: CIN Round Table on Publishing of Asset Declarations in B&H Judiciary

May 16, 2019

Today a B&H Center for Investigative Reporting CIN held a Round Table in Sarajevo titled “The Right of Public to Know: Asset declarations of public officials in judiciary”. CIN used the occasion to present a new public database “Property of Judges and Prosecutors” containing the information on income, movable assets and real estate of public […]

Bečići, Montenegro, 14th May 2019: Regional Event for Judges & Prosecutors on Effective Asset Recovery

May 14, 2019

The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) and Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (RAI) organised a regional event for judges and prosecutors on effective asset recovery as part of a wider project to bolster the fight against corruption and organised crime in the South East Europe.   The two-day event includes training sessions conducted by […]

Romania’s Schengen perspective in jeopardy over rule of law

May 14, 2019

The European Commission said on Monday (13 May) that Romania is close to being hit with Article 7 of the EU treaties, the heaviest punishment for a member state deviating from rule of law fundamentals. Losing the chance to join the Schengen zone any time soon would be one of the consequences. The Commission hardly […]

Hahn: Commission will recommend opening of negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia

May 6, 2019

DUSSELDORF – European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn expressed his confidence that the Commission will recommend opening of negotiating chapters with Albania and North Macedonia at the end of May, Handelsblatt reported on Friday. According to Hahn, the recommendation will be made on the basis of criteria mutually agreed upon by EU member […]

Laws passed are waiting for implementation – presented report on Chapter 23

April 23, 2019

In the past period, key reform laws in the fields of justice and human rights have been adopted, but the results of the practical implementation of those laws, which will be important in the accession negotiations for EU membership in Chapter 23, remains to be seen. This was highlighted at today’s policy dialogue “Reforms in […]

Law on Reporting and the Procedure for Data Validation of the Property of Public Position Holders passed

April 19, 2019

  The adoption of the Law on Reporting and the Procedure for Data Validation of the Property of Public Position Holders in Canton Sarajevo has been officially passed on Wednesday. The financial assets of public office holders are of legitimate public interest. Therefore, the adoption of asset disclosure laws is of crucial importance for the […]

EU Commission Urges Romania To ‘Put Reform Process Back On Track, Urgently’

April 19, 2019

  The European Commission has said that it is following “very closely and with great concern” developments in Romania, as EU lawmakers held a plenary session to discuss the rule-of-law situation in the country. The EU member state “needs to put the reform process back on track and to do it urgently,” Justice Commissioner Vera […]

UNDP Moldova seeking International Consultant for Review of the National Corruption and Fraud Risks Methodology

April 18, 2019

UNDP Moldova Project ”Curbing corruption by building sustainable integrity in the Republic of Moldova”  seeks to hire an international consultant to support NAC in developing methodological guidelines on the evaluation and mitigation of corruption and fraud risks within public entities.   The main objective of the assignment is to support NAC in developing the Methodological guidelines […]

European Parliament backs rules to protect whistleblowers

April 18, 2019

The European Parliament on Tuesday (17 April) overwhelmingly voted for rules aimed at protecting whistleblowers from reprisals following corporate scandals such as Dieselgate and Cambridge Analytica. With 591 votes in favour, 29 against and 33 abstentions, the parliament backed rules to boost the fight against fraud, corruption, corporate tax avoidance and damage to people’s health […]

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