ICAR participates in the 13th Interpol Global Programme on Anti-Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery in Senegal
From 14 to 18 September 2015, the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) of the Basel Institute participated in the 13th Interpol Global Programme on Anti-Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery in Dakar, Senegal, coordinated by Interpol's Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes Unit in partnership with the US Department of Justice Criminal Division and the Anti-Corruption of Senegal (OFNAC). The five-day workshop brought together some 34 participants from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo.
This hands-on workshop covered a variety of topics including corruption and money laundering, asset tracing and recovery, best practices to secure and present evidence, management of digital evidence in corruption and asset recovery cases, as well as international cooperation in asset confiscation. In the context of this workshop, the participants, which included senior prosecutors, investigators and other key staff members from the participating countries' respective Financial Intelligence Units and anti-corruption agencies shared their various experiences in relation to the aforementioned topics.
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