Giorgi Papuashvili at Global International Conference
In a significant event that took place on October 17-18, 2023, Dean George Papuashvili of Ilia State University Law School had the privilege of representing the institution on the global stage. His journey led him Siracusa, Italy, where he actively participated in a prestigious international conference. The conference, titled 'Legal Approaches to Evidentiary Challenges in Money Laundering Prosecutions and Confiscation Proceedings,' was the culmination of tireless efforts by the EU Global Facility on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (GF-AML/CFT) (Website: [https://www.global-amlcft.eu/]) and The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (Website: [https://www.siracusainstitute.org/international-criminal-law-and-human-rights/]).
At this distinguished gathering, Dean Papuashvili stood alongside distinguished experts hailing from various corners of the globe. He delivered a speech during a special panel discussion. His presentation focused on 'Effective Mechanisms to Confiscate the Proceeds of Crime,' a subject of paramount importance in today's world, given the critical role it plays in combatting money laundering and criminal activities.
Dean Papuashvili's presence and contributions were testament to the commitment of Ilia State University Law School to advancing legal knowledge and promoting international cooperation in the fight against financial crimes. This conference served as a unique opportunity for knowledge exchange, fostering valuable connections, and contributing to the global conversation surrounding the pressing issue of money laundering and the confiscation of ill-gotten gains.