Ukraine hosts international conference on extradition
Organized by the Council of Europe and the European Commission
The Council of Europe and the European Commission are holding an international conference on extradition in Kyiv (Ukraine) on 5 and 6 November, according to the CE Communication Unit.
The aims of the conference are to:
- review and discuss issues relating to extradition under the Council of Europe Convention on Extradition and the protocols thereto, pool good practices and enhance co-operation in these matters;
- enable participants from non-EU member states to improve their understanding of the European arrest warrant (in force since 2004 in European Union member states);
- give representatives of Ukraine`s Ministries of Justice and the Interior and the Prosecutor General`s Office an opportunity to establish and develop a network of contacts with a view to improving implementation of the convention and its protocols.