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Regional conference of the Units for Internal Control on “Prevention and repression of corruption in the police”

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Police development and reform

Description

The conference discussed the issues related to fighting against corruption within the Ministry of Internal Affairs, different approaches of preventing corruption versus repression, corruption investigation, main principles of the control and practices related to internal oversight within police, — with a view to identify possible solutions to the problems.

Summary

The two-day regional conference brought together 50 participants, representing the Ministry of Internal Affairs, delegations from 8 countries of the region and relevant international organizations.

Following topics were discussed:

  • Corruption prevention
  1. Which measures are undertaken for elimination of the reasons for corruptive behavior?
  2. Strengthening of the integrity, accountability and transparency of the sectors authorized to fight the corruption within the police.
  3. Cooperation enhancement between the national and international anti-corruption bodies.
  • Corruption repression
  1. The usage of the Special Investigative Measures for evidence collecting in corruptive crimes.
  2. The role of the criminal judiciary system in the fight against the corruption.
  3. Strategy for fighting corruption.

Decisions

The Delegates shared their experiences and best practice during presentations and speeches which gave the Host Country and its regional neighbors the chance to examine the overall situation in the Balkans region. It was agreed that a further meeting would be held in 2011 to discuss concrete activities to tackle corruption within the Host Country and increase better cross border cooperation on the subject.

Information

Added on
11 Apr 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission to Skopje, North Macedonia
Type
Conference
Venue description

Mavrovo, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Organizer
OSCE Mission to Skopje, North Macedonia
Participants
Delegations, Experts, Government officials, International organizations, OSCE staff
Region
North Macedonia
Keywords
accountability, criminal investigation
Rights
OSCE