DILI, 16 September 2020 (TATOLI)- Third batch of PCIC laboratory material will soon be announced to the PCIC by the EU and Camões Institute with a view to strengthening the capacity of the PCIC to prevent, combat and detain the organizing crimes.
Entire materials include fundamental laboratory products for conducting expert examinations, in the amount of 7 thousand euros.
“The initiative is promoted within the scope of PACED – Project to Support the Consolidation of the Rule of Law PALOP and Timor-Leste, financed by the European Union and co-financed and managed by Camões, I.P., which aims to affirm and consolidate the rule of law in these countries, as well as preventing and fighting corruption, money laundering and crime organized also drug trafficking,” said in Press released.
Ambassador of EU to Timor-Leste, Andrew Jacob together with the Ambassador of Portugal to Timor-Leste José Pedro Machado Vieira, will delivered the material directly to the PCIC National Director, Vicente de Brito.
The first two batches of laboratory were delivered to PCIC in September 2019 and February 2020.
PACED collaborates on a regular and active basis with several Timorese national authorities, namely the Ministry of Justice, the Court of Appeal, the Attorney General’s Office, the Legal and Judicial Training Center, PCIC and the Financial Information Unit, with the monitoring of the services of the Support Center for the National Authorizing Officer – Ministry of Business Foreigners and Cooperation
This intervention focuses on actions aimed at institutionally training of competent authorities at legislative, executive and judicial level, promoting the exchange and sharing of knowledge and good practice.
This program running until December 2020, and a budget of 8.4 million euros (7 million, financed by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund and 1.4 million euros by Camões – Institute for Cooperation and Language, I. P.), of which 8.05 million euros is administered directly by Camões,I. P