On December 15, 2017, at the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine took place the 2nd International Scientific and Practical Conference “Countering Terrorist Activities: International Experience and Its Actuality for Ukraine”.
The organizers of the conference were the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine, the All-Ukrainian Association of Criminal Law, Academician V. Stashys Scientific and Research Institute for the Study of Crime Problems of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, University of Internal Affairs of Dnipro, the Institute of Public and Private Security “Apeiron” in Krakow (Republic of Poland), the Ukrainian Association of Prosecutors, the Consultative Mission of the European Union.
The purpose of the scientific event was to unite the efforts of the world scientific community, representatives of the legislature, law enforcement officials and special services of Ukraine and Europe in solving the problems of counteracting terrorist activities, discussing international experience in this area and its relevance for Ukraine, as well as improving anti-terrorism legislation and its enforcement.
During the conference was discussed a number of issues, including conceptual approaches, international legal and legislative aspects of counteraction to terrorist activity in the world; counteracting the spreading of the ideology of terrorism and extremism, revealing the suspension and investigation of financial support for terrorism as important components of counteraction to terrorist activity: procedural, forensic, criminological directions; the activities of law enforcement agencies and special services in the area of detection, termination and investigation of crimes related to terrorist activities and minimization of their consequences; illegal migration as a precondition for the emergence of terrorist activities.
At the end of the event was prepared and agreed a final document, that was sent to the Committee on National Security and Defense of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for consideration in the legislative activity of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for use in the preparation of state concepts, programs, plans for countering terrorist activities, the Security Service of Ukraine, The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the Office of the State Protection of Ukraine, the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine for use in the implementation of counter-terrorism measures.