2012 Embassy Events
Symposium on Confiscation of Assets and Financial Evidence
The United States Embassy in Kosovo, Department of Justice Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (DOJ OPDAT) and Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), organized a four day Symposium on Confiscation of Assets and Financial Evidence. The symposium which took place in Prishtina on September 24 – 27 gathered officials from institutions of Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro. The United States Embassy in Montenegro INL Resident Legal Adviser Program sponsored and supported the participation of the delegation from Montenegro which was comprised of representatives from the State Prosecution, Ministry of Justice, Agency for Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing and the Administration of Property. State representatives presented and discussed issues connected to exchanging financial intelligence and financial evidence, and effectuating confiscation orders across the borders. The aim of the conference was to help in creating more efficient networks to share financial evidence across borders and confiscate illicit proceeds.