On 27 and 28 August 2019, the Sino-German Legal Cooperation Programme contributed to a week-long training course for 240 Chinese prosecutors, which was conducted by the Research Institute of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the People’s Republic of China at the Prosecutors’ College in Fuzhou (Fujian Province).
On the first day of the training course, Ms. Heymann (senior public prosecutor at the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Cologne) presented to the Chinese participants the organization of the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Germany, the main features of the investigation procedure and problems of the gathering and evaluation of evidence in the German criminal procedural law. On the second day of the course, she familiarized the participants with new developments in the prosecution of cyber- and narcotics crime in Germany. On the first day of the course, Prof. Dr. Lilie (university of Halle-Wittenberg) gave an overview of the theory and practice of public prosecutors’ professional ethics in Germany and Europe. In the subsequent question rounds, in addition to the topics of the expert lectures, numerous other criminal and criminal procedural questions were discussed.