Serbian prosecutors on OSCE-organized visit to Germany

NEWS 25.01.2023 22:08
Source: OSCE

Serbian prosecutors and a judge visited Germany as part of OSCE efforts to strengthen cooperation in combating organized crime, the OSCE mission in Serbia said on Wednesday.

“Prosecutors working on organized crime and asset recovery cases in Serbia and a judge from the Belgrade High Court visited the German Federal Criminal Police Office in Wiesbaden for a study visit on 24 and 25 January,” the press release said.

It said that the visit helped strengthen cross-border co-operation in the fight against transnational organized crime and corruption through exchanges of experience and operational information on asset recovery cases and on practices in tracing illicit financial flows and seizure of cryptocurrencies.

The visit was facilitated by the OSCE’s Transnational Threats Department and the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) as part of the Strengthening the fight against transnational organized crime in South-Eastern Europe through improved regional co-operation in asset seizure, confiscation, management and re-use project supported financially by Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.