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Participants at the meeting
The Jurisdictional Plenary of the Judiciary of Peru has presented the advances made in the fight against corruption that are being implemented in the country. At the meeting, organized with support from the European Union through the EUROsociAL+ Programme, highlighted progress such as the consensus reached to combat corruption or the optimization of the administration of justice to combat this crime.
EUROsociAL+ has played a key role in this area. The project, funded by the European Union, has added the input of various specialists who have shared their experiences to contribute to improving the government’s efficiency in cases of the corruption of state employees and organized crime.
As a result, the Judiciary of Peru has reached consensus and identified good practices in the handling of cases and the sentencing of these crimes, thereby contributing to the improvement in terms of the quality, speed and efficiency of the administration of justice.
The Chairman of the Supreme Court and Judiciary of Peru, José Luis Lecaros, has highlighted the actions of the judges who make up the Superior Court specializing in Organized Crime and the Corruption of State Employees and responsible for prosecuting serious crimes of national and international repercussion.
“Public opinion is pending, the work you are doing is good and in accordance with the law, you (judges) are the face of the Judiciary“, Lecaros said at the inauguration of the First Jurisdictional Plenary.
For its part, the European Union’s ambassador in Peru, Diego Mellado Pascua, stressed that for several years the EU has been supporting the Judiciary with the performance and holding of various activities and conferences, with the participation of Spanish judges and French prosecutors.
The Chairwoman of the Specialized Court, Inés Villa Bonilla and other experts in the field also participated in the plenary session.
As a result of the support of EUROsociAL+, a project partially managed by, a guide to good practices for procedural speed in cases of corruption and organized crime has been developed.