The Rabat Good Practices Memorandum on the Investigation and Prosecution of Terrorism Cases, Foreign Fighters and UNSCR 2178


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015

08:00                 All participants and presenters are to gather in the lobby of Serina Hotel for transportation to the Conference Facility.

08:30 – 09:00                  REGISTRATION/ DISTRIBUTION OF MATERIALS

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PART ONE: OPENING CEREMONIES

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09:00 – 10:00                 OPENING REMARKS

           

                        The Honorable

                        Ambassador of the United States to Bangladesh

                        The Honorable

                        Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

                        

                        The Honorable

                        Chief of Police, Bangladesh

                        The Honorable William Koertje, ICITAP

                        The Honorable Terry M. Kinney

                        Intermittent Legal Advisor for Counterterrorism and GCTF

                        

                        Administrative Announcements

10:00 – 10:30                 GROUP PHOTO AND COFFEE BREAK

10:30 – 11:00                 INTRODUCTION OF DELEGATIONS AND

                        DELEGATES

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PART TWO :

THE RABAT MEMORANDUM

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11:00- 1:00                        

1. An Overview of the GCTF, Activities and Goals:                         

Presenter:         Terry M. Kinney, Intermittent Legal Advisor for Counterterrorism/GCTF

                           DOJ OPDAT.

2. The Rabat Good Practices Memorandum: An Overview of the 15 Good Practices

Presenter:        To be named,  Senior Trial Attorney, National Security Division, US

                          Department of Justice

13:00 – 14:00                LUNCH

14:00-15:15                

3. The Hague Marrakech Memorandum on Good Practices for a More Effective response to

    the Foreign Fighter Phenomenon .

 Presenter:                To be named

15:15-15:45                Coffee Break

15:45-4:30    United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178 

        This presentation will highlight the obligations imposed by UNSCR 2178

        for law enforcement, with a specific focus upon terror finance, recruitment

        and travel

Presenter:                Elizabeth Joyce, UN CTED

4:30-5:00                Questions and Answers, Wrap Up

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 

08:00 All participants and presenters are to gather in the hotel lobby to travel by bus to the

         conference facility

I.  Terror Finance

Authorities:

Rabat Good Practice 15:  Criminalize Terror Finance

Rabat  Good Practice 12: Criminalize Terrorism Offenses as outlined in

                          Applicable International Conventions and Protocols

     

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178, 6(a)-(c).

International  Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism

                        

09:00 -10:00 THE ROLE OF FIU IN DETECTING TERRORISM FINANCING

This session will cover the role of Financial Intelligence Units (FIU) in detecting and

 investigating terrorism financing. This section will discuss the necessity of developing

 mechanisms for close cooperation between the FIU, police, prosecutors and Central Bank.

Presenter:                  Governor of BFIU

   Financial Intelligence  Unit of Bangladesh

10:00-10:30                Coffee Break

10:30-11:30  TERROR FINANCE: International Standards & Norms

                        

A broad ranging overview and discussion of terror finance highlighted by examples from a round

the world to stress that terrorism financing is a problem that impacts all of us and that international

cooperation is critical.  The presentation should briefly touch upon all the themes of the conference,

including international conventions, the need for effective, state of the art legislation, the various

components and entities of an effective AMLCFT regime, investigatory techniques,

Presenters:    UN CTED: Universal Legal Framework on CFT  (Elizabeth Joyce).

                Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering: FATF Recommendations

                     Methods and Trends used to Finance Terrorism.   Karyn Kenny

11:30-12:30        Terror Finance Case Studies

Presenter to be named:

12:30-1:30                Lunch

II. Witness Protection and Victim Assistance Issues:

Authorities:

Rabat Good Practice 1: Protect Victims, Witnesses, Informants, Undercover Agents.

                          Juries, Investigators, Prosecutors, Defense Counsel and Judges in

                                      Counterterrorism Cases.

Rabat Good Practice 5: Adopt incentives for terror suspects and others to Cooperate in

                                Counterterrorism Investigations

The Madrid Memorandum on Good Practices for Assistance to Victims of Terrorism

1:30-2:30  The Madrid Memorandum on Good Practices for Assistance to Victims of

                 Terrorism

A discussion of good practices to assist and protect witnesses and victims

Speaker to be named                

2:30-3:30        Indonesia’s Approach to Protect Witnesses and Assist Victims of Terrorism

                And new legislation affording greater incentives for cooperation and

                assistance in terrorism cases.

Presenter:        Indonesian expert to be named

3:30-4:00        Coffee Break

4:00-5:00        The Indonesian Court Security Project and the Umar Patek Terrorism Trial

A discussion of the Court Security project conducted by the United States Marshal

Service and DOJ OPDAT  for the government of Indonesia with findings and recommendations.

Intermittent Legal Advisor for Counterterrorism Terry M. Kinney

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014

III.  Electronic Surveillance

08:00         All participants and presenters are to gather in the Hotel lobby to travel by bus to the conference facility

Authorities:

Rabat Good Practice 3:  Provide a legal framework and practical measures for  Undercover

                                  Investigations of Terror Suspects or Oeganizations

Rabat Good Practice 4:  Provide a legal framework and practical measures for Electronic

                                 Surveillance of Counterterrorism Investigations

Rabat Good Practice 10: Develop and Use Forensic Evidence to determine the identity of

                           Those involved in Terrorist Acts.

8:30-9:30  An Overview of Electronic Surveillance: Benefits and Challenges of Electronic

             Surveillance

Speaker to be named:

9:30-11:00  An Overview of Cyber Evidence: Benefits and Challenges

Speaker: Thomas Dougherty, Senior Trial Attorney Computer Crime and Intellectual

                 Property Section (CCIPS), United States Department of Justice; Intermittent Legal

                 Advisor for Rule of Law to Bangladesh

11:00-11:30        Coffee Break

IV. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND MUTUAL LEGAL

ASSISTANCE

Rabat Good Practice 9:  Develop Practices and Procedures to Encourage International Cooperation in

                                          Counterterrorism Matters

United Nations Manual on Mutual Legal Assistance

United Nations Model Treaty on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

11:30-12:30 Sharing and Obtaining Evidence:  Mutual Legal Assistance and Police to Police

                     Sharing.

        

Presenter:                To be named

12:30-1:30        Lunch

V. INTELLIGENCE AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION: SHARING AND USING.

Authorities”

         Rabat Good Practice 6: Enact Measures to protect senstive Law Enforcement and Intellgence

                                          Information in Terrorism Cases

 Rabat Good Practice 3:  Provide a legal framework and practical measures for  Undercover

                              Investigations of Terror Suspects or Oeganizations

 Rabat Good Practice 4:  Provide a legal framework and practical measures for Electronic

                              Surveillance of Counterterrorism Investigations

Classified Information Procedures Act:  Title 18, United States Code, Section XXXX

1:30-3:30  Best Practices in Using and Protecting Sensitive Data

Presenter to be named and more information to be supplied.

3:30-4:00        Coffee Break

VI. COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS:

Each country will receive a survey pre workshop to assess their ability to comply with the Rabat best practices and to inquire what particular challenges they face.  Each country presentation will focus on the challenges that they face in investigating and prosecuting terrorism cases from the perspective of the Rabat Best Practices.  I will send out a more detailed outline for presentations shortly but it will be along the line of:

        (this remains notional):

  1. A brief overview of the terror/terror finance threat in each country
  2. An overview of the legal and law enforcement framework in place to

Address terrorism.

  1. From the perspective of the Rabat good practices, what are the

challenges that the presenting nation faces in addressing terrorism

  1. Brief case study
  2. Steps forward

4:00-5:30         Bangladesh

Thursday, February 5

08:00        All participants and presenters are to gather in the hotel lobby for trasnportation to the conference facility

09:00 - 10:30                Maldives presentation

10:00-10:30                 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:00                Nepal Presentation

12:00-1:00                 Lunch

1:00-2:30                Pakistan Presentation

2:30-4:00                India Presentation

4:00-5:00                Closing remarks and award of certificates