Assessment Report I: The activity of the Special Prosecution Office and the Special Courts for Corruption and Organised Crime 2020

This is the first assessment report prepared by the Center for the Study of Democracy and Governance since the establishment of the Special Prosecution Office against Corruption and Organised Crime (SPAK) and the Special Courts of First Instance and Appeal for Corruption and Crime Organised on December 19th, 2019.

The main purpose of this assessment report is to identify and analyse issues and problems, which affect an effective response against corruption and organised crime in Albania, as well as to promote appropriate and applicable measures while addressing these issues.

This report assesses the first-year activity of the Special Prosecution Office and the Special Courts of First Instance and Appeal for Corruption and Organised Crime under three dimensions: productivity, efficiency and relevancy.

  1. The productivity dimension focuses on the assessment of the number of cases initiated annually compared to the number of cases sent for trial and their actual status (completed/ongoing);
  2. The efficiency dimension focuses on the assessment of the duration of the completed cases according to the timeliness of judicial action and the average length of the court cases;
  3. The relevancy dimension focuses on the assessment of the cases according to their complexity and seriousness.

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Assessment Report I

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