IACA | New Dean of IACA appointed

The IACA Board of Governors has appointed Professor Slagjana Taseva of North Macedonia as the new Dean of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) for a renewable period of four years. She will take up her duties on 1 July 2024.

Professor Taseva brings to IACA more than three decades of expertise in fighting money laundering, financial crime, corruption, and organised crime. In different parts of the world, she cooperated with various governments’ agencies as well as international organisations. In particular, she served as Senior Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering expert for the EU, USAID, UNODC, UNDP, and GIZ programmes. Moreover, she evaluated numerous EU and UNDP/UNODC projects and programmes in the fields of the rule of law, anti-corruption, and fight against organized crime and illicit financial flows. She also served as team leader for numerous projects related to these areas. In 2022, within an EU funded project, she conducted an assessment and provided a Roadmap for Anti-Money Laundering in Papua New Guinea. Before this appointment, she served as a key expert for the EU-funded project on Strengthening Transparent and Accountable Governance in Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

Professor Taseva is a founder and was the first Chair of Transparency International Macedonia. She also served as President of the Macedonian Anti-Corruption Commission, Committee Member in the Afghanistan Joint Independent Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee,  Director of the Police Academy in Skopje, Dean of the Faculty for Detectives and Criminalists at the European University of the Republic of Macedonia, member of the delegation for the Republic of North Macedonia and legal evaluator in MONEYVAL (CoE AML/TF Committee), head of the GRECO delegation for the Republic of North Macedonia, and Vice President of the Association of the European Police Colleges.

Professor Taseva holds a PhD in law from Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.


Source: IACA

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