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Mission in Kosovo organised a seminar addressing legal and practical challenges of law enforcement agencies

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Organised crime , Counter-terrorism    
Subject
Organised crime , Counter-terrorism    
Date(s)
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Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
human rights violations, organised crime

Summary

On 11 and 12 September the Mission in Kosovo organized a seminar addressing legal and practical challenges of law enforcement agencies in Prishtinë/Priština, which gathered the representatives of Judiciary, Special Prosecution, Prosecution Office, Kosovo Police, international organizations and attorneys at law.

The goal of this activity was to identify and discuss legal and practical challenges of law enforcement agencies in an effective and efficient way, allowing to combat organized crime and terrorism while complying with human rights.

The main topics discussed during the seminar covered the current legislation, the role of the police, prosecution, courts and attorneys during investigations and criminal prosecutions; exchange of information between police, prosecution and defence council; standardization of legal proceedings during interrogation, seizures and confiscation; and the role of international organizations in Kosovo and international legal aid.

The seminar ended with adoption of findings and recommendations which will be distributed to all participants for further reference.

Information

Added on
04 Jul 2016
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
human rights violations, organised crime
Rights
OSCE