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Delegation of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation headed by Mr. Saak KARAPETYAN, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, is taking part in the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors

Delegation of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation headed by Mr. Saak KARAPETYAN, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, is taking part in the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors

11 september 2017, 11:08

Today, on September 11, 2017, the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) has opened in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The IAP is a non-governmental organization joining more than 300 thousand prosecutors from 159 states.

The theme of the Conference is “Prosecution in the Public Interest: Facing the Challenges and Opportunities in Changing Societies”. Moreover, the prosecutors will discuss all the focal problems of their work.

Mr. Saak KARAPETYAN, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has taken the floor at the first plenary meeting speaking of enhancing efficiency of international cooperation in the digital age.

On the eve of the Conference the IAP Executive Committee decided to launch a pilot project concerning the first IAP regional office in Saint Petersburg. The office is scheduled to open in November.

More than 500 prosecutors from about 100 states are taking part in the Conference.

Mr. Saak KARAPETYAN, Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has also held series of bilateral meetings with heads of prosecution services of foreign states, where some topical issues of cooperation have been discussed.

The Conference is in progress.