20th Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors.
On the 13th -17th of September, 2015, 20th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors took place in Zurich, Switzerland. The theme of the conference was "White-Collar Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering". The Conference was attended by nearly 500 participants from 96 countries.
During the working sessions and evening events prosecutors from different countries all over the world had the opportunity to exchange their experience of combating corruption, to coordinate some mutual actions of detecting of money laundering, and possible measures of the returning of such funds.
Prosecutors General from various countries spoke at the Conference with their reports, including Attorney General of Switzerland Mr. Michael Lauber, US Attorney General Mrs. Loretta Lynch, Director of Public Prosecutions of England and Wales Mrs. Alison Saunders, Prosecutor General of France Mr. Jean-François Thony.
The President of the Swiss Confederation Mrs. Simonetta Sommaruga spoke to the participants of the Conference with a welcoming speech.
The Conference was attended by the delegations of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, headed by the Deputy Prosecutor General Mr. Vitalii Kasko and the Ukrainian Association of Prosecutors, headed by the President of the UAP Oleksandr Shynalskyi.
The delegation of UAP held some bilateral meetings with the representatives of prosecutors associations from different countries all over the world. Some agreements on further cooperation with Associations of Prosecutors of Hungary, Serbia, Greece, Canada, the USA, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Republic of South Africa and a number of international organizations were achieved.
The next Annual Conference and General Meeting of ІAP will be held in Dublin, Ireland, in September, 2016.