Enhancing Integrity and Effectiveness of Illegal Asset Confiscation - European Approaches
On United Nations’ International Anti-Corruption Day — December 9 2013, Transparency International – Bulgaria and the Commission for Forfeiture of Illegal Assets signed a Cooperation Agreement.
The “Enhancing Integrity and Effectiveness of Illegal Asset Confiscation – European Approaches” project was launched in the beginning of June 2013. The project implemented with the financial support of the Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Commission envisages independent civil monitoring over the Asset Recovery Offices performance in Bulgaria, Romania and Italy.
The aim of the Cooperation Agreement signed between TI Bulgaria and the Commission for Forfeiture of Illegal Assets is to give ground for the implementation of civil control over the Commission’s work.
The Agreement was signed at an official ceremony in the presence of representatives of institutions involved in asset forfeiture procedures, ambassadors of EU Member States and media.