Regional Conference Reports

8th IAP Eastern European and Central Asian Regional Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia, 26 - 28 June, 2017

The Office of the Chief Prosecutor of Georgia hosted the 8th IAP Eastern European and Central Asian Regional Conference, June 26-28, 2017. More than 120 participants from 30 countries – representing Georgia, the USA, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom and the continents of Asia and Africa gathered to share best practices in investigating and prosecuting cybercrime and facilitating international cooperation for effective asset recovery.

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3rd Global Forum for Associations of Prosecutors in Belgrade, Serbia, 25 - 28 May, 2017

The 3rd Global Forum for Associations of Prosecutors aimed to identify how Associations of Prosecutors can contribute most effectively to the strengthening of prosecutors' accountability and the implementation of ethical standards of prosecution service. The conference gathered some 100 representatives of prosecutors’ associations from Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland and Serbia. The Forum allowed exchange of practice and experiences from different countries regarding the role of prosecutors’ associations in prosecutors’ accountability, inter alia, in field of accountability in media, in resource management (human and financial resources), and social responsibility. Also, accountability was assessed as a barrier against undue influence and as a request for increasing prosecutors’ capacities.

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16th IAP European Regional Conference in Tirana, Albania, 22 – 24 May, 2017

The General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Albania hosted the 16th European Regional Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors bringing together more than 100 prosecutors to focus on new investigative measure in investigating and prosecuting internet based organized crime, to exchange best practices, and to build strong professional partnerships for further the international cooperation between our agencies.

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6th IAP Latin American Regional Conference in San José, Costa Rica, 27 - 28 April, 2017

Hosted by the Federación Latinomaricana de Fiscales and the Asociación Costannicense de Fiscales, the conference brought together 46 prosecutors for two days of diverse programmes under the title “A New Paradigm in the Fight Against Crimes in the World.