The CEELI Institute trainers provides expertise in the field of financial investigation at the National Institute of Justice

26. 09. 2022

During September 26-29, 2022, at the National Institute of Justice is held a continuous training “Financial investigation techniques”. 

At the opening of the event, the participants – anti-corruption prosecutors and criminal investigation officers from the NAC were greeted by Julia Fromholz, Director of the CEELI Institute, Brett Rose, Director of the Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Section of the US Embassy in the Republic of Moldova, Cezara-Elena Polisca, advisor to the NIJ Director, and Mihaela Vidaicu, Director of ABA ROLI Moldova.

The experts of the CEELI Institute in Prague: Karen Greenaway, Rob Jackson, Sheri Dunlop and Joe Salinas were invited to facilitate the training sessions and to approach topics related to the investigation of corruption crimes, including financial investigation and financial profile, cryptocurrency transactions, the identification of the effective beneficiaries etc. Also, the participants will be divided into smaller groups and engaged in a series of practical exercises similar to their work tasks and possible situations they may face in investigative work.

The training course is part of the Program supporting criminal justice reform and fighting corruption, implemented by ABA ROLI Moldova, with the financial support of the U.S. State Department's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

We mention that on March 2022, between NIJ and ABA ROLI was signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of intensifying the relations of cooperation and mutual assistance in promoting a quality judicial training, in particular by organizing the trainings related to the investigation of corruption crimes - objective outlined both in the "Strategy for ensuring the independence and integrity of the justice sector for the 2022-2025" and in the "National Integrity and Anti-corruption Strategy for the 2017-2023".