Enhancing the investigation capacities of the Romanian authorities to confiscate and recover proceeds of crime
The Basel Institute has been working with the Ministry of Justice of Romania in a two-component project seeking to enhance the capacity of the Romanian authorities to recover the proceeds of crime. The project is being implemented by the Asset Recovery Office (ARO) of the Ministry of Justice in collaboration with the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) of the Basel Institute. Funding of the project has been provided by the Swiss-Romanian Co-operation Programme.
The report refers to the external audit of the of the Romanian ARO and asset recovery system conducted by the ICAR, and assesses the legal and institutional framework of the Romanian asset recovery model, together with recommendations to improve its effectiveness.
Final workshop on Mapping and Visualising Cross-Border Crime
Within the context of a three-year initiative on "Mapping and Visualising Cross-Border Crime”…
ICAR delivers capacity building training to Romanian law enforcement authorities
In June 2014, in the context of the Security Fund of the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme, ICAR and the Superior Council of Magistracy of Romania delivered a 5-day training programme aimed at further developing the skills of members of the Romania National Anti-Corruption Directorate (NAD) to successfully investigate and prosecute international corruption and money laundering cases and…
New partnerships in Romania: Mapping and Visualising Cross-Border Crime
ICAR is partnering with two non-for-profit organisations in Romania, the Journalism Development Network and the Rise Project, to launch the 3-year "Mapping and Visualizing Cross-Border Crime Project.”
With funding support from the Swiss–Romanian Cooperation Programme, the objective is to enhance the investigative and research skills of journalists, civil society activists and law…