of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly on behalf of Ukrainian delegation delivered address
at the opening ceremony of the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery that is
taking place in Washington, D.C. from 4 till 6 of December.
is co-hosted by the United States and the United Kingdom with support from the
Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) - a
partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs
and Crime (UNODC).
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.K. Minister for Countering Extremism at the
Home Office Baroness Williams of Trafford as well as high-level representatives
of Switzerland, Tunisia, Nigeria and Sri Lanka also participated at the opening
delegation includes Director of National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Artem Sytnyk, Неаd
of Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office Nazar
Kholodnytskyi, Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yevhenii Yenin, Неаd of the National Agency of
Ukraine for Finding, Tracing and Management of Assets Anton Yanchuk
and representatives of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine.
provides a platform for participants to meet with jurisdictions, financial
centers, civil society, and international organizations to facilitate efforts
for tracing, recovering, and returning assets stolen through corruption. The
event is part of international efforts to advance asset recovery and to
highlight the importance of strong political commitment, multijurisdictional
coordination, and practitioner interaction to advance asset recovery