Azerbaijani delegation joins 8th eastern European and Central Asian regional conference in Georgia

An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy, Prosecutor General, Director of the Anticorruption Directorate under the Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan Kamran Aliyev attended the 8th eastern European and Central Asian regional conference titled Asset Recovery and Cybercrime in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The Office of the Chief Prosecutor of Georgia hosted the conference.

At the 8th IAP Eastern European and Central Asian Regional Conference, speakers discussed the issues such as legislative framework for freezing assets and for the confiscations of assets in e-currency; jurisdictional issues related to assets in e-currency; good practices related to management of frozen assets; good practices related to dividing the confiscated assets with legal beneficiaries (asset sharing); transnational cooperation in evidence sharing concerning the proceeds of crime; international asset tracing possibilities outside the formal MLA requests; use of open sources in criminal proceedings and legislative standards of admissibility and authenticity of evidence collected; online money laundering typologies; prosecution of crimes involving e-currency (e-money, Bit coin) transactions; prosecuting crime in Darknet; securing digital evidence in partnership between public-private sectors; volatile electronic evidence and international cooperation.

IAP was founded in 1995 and is the sole international organization for prosecutors, which brings together 3000 individuals and 172 prosecutorial bodies from 171 countries worldwide.

Participants of the Conference included the high officials of the IAP, representatives of the prosecution bodies from Eastern and Western European, Central and South Asian, North American and African countries, Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Georgia, representatives of the Council of Europe and the US Embassy in Georgia.