On Thursday, December 20, 2018, Diana Scobioala, Director of the National Institute of Justice, moderated the third panel of discussions on effective models for organizing, functioning and specialization of the Criminal Investigation Body of the Police. The debates were held in the framework of the international conference "New approaches to effective crime investigation. Problems, international standards and solutions ", which brought together representatives of the legal and academic environment of the Republic of Moldova, as well as foreign experts from Estonia, Germany and Romania.
The event aimed at discussing several aspects of the criminal investigation in the Republic of Moldova, including the research, the identification of problems and challenges faced by the law enforcement bodies at the pre-trial investigation, as well as the identification of legal solutions to overcome them.
The conference was structured in 3 sessions, namely: Criminal investigation process in the Republic of Moldova; International criminal investigation standards; Effective models of organization, functioning and specialization of the Criminal Investigation Body of the Police. Within the sessions were presented the national and international standards, as well as the good practices on crime investigation in Germany, Romania and Estonia. At the same time, the conference served as an opportunity to put forward proposals for streamlining the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Moldova regarding the pre-trial investigation.
The international conference “New approaches to effective crime investigation. Problems, international standards and solutions" was organized by the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Moldova in partnership with the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova.