Representatives of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation participated in the 14th International Conference on Criminal Law in the Republic of Cuba

16 march 2018, 12:19

The delegation of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation, headed by Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Nikolay Vinnichenko, took part in the 14th International Conference on Criminal Law (14-16 March 2018, Havana, Republic of Cuba).

The delegation included the head of the Department for Supervision over Compliance with Anti-Corruption Legislation of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation Mr. Alexander Rusetsky and Advisor to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Dmitry Malkov.

Such conferences, rated among most prestigious international scientific legal fora in Latin America, are held every two years for over 20 years, starting since 1992.

Representatives of 27 states and 5 international organizations took part in the conference. 15 delegations were headed by the leaders of the prosecutor's offices.

Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Nikolay Vinnichenko made a presentation on "The role of the Prosecution Service of the Russian Federation in implementing the state’s anti-corruption policy" and spoke about the advanced Russian experience in the field of combating corruption.

The participants of the conference exchanged their professional experience in solving criminal and legal problems, including at the international level.

In addition, on the sidelines of the conference, the Russian delegation met with the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Cuba Dario Delgado Cura, and the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Spain Julian Artemio Sánchez Melgar, and the Attorney General of the Republic of Panama Kenya Isolda Porcell Diaz.

The parties came to a mutual agreement on the high practical importance of such joint events that contribute to further development of relations within the international prosecutorial community. It was noted that efforts should be consolidated to combat modern challenges and threats, ensure the rule of law and respect for human rights and freedoms. The parties expressed interest in continuing further cooperation, sharing practical expertise of prosecution services and strengthening relations in the legal sphere.

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