Building Integrity and Preventing Corruption Workshop

To identify possible ways and means to develop strategies and establish adequate short and long-term rehabilitation and reintegration programs for those individuals who have been identified and prosecuted as Foreign terrorist Fighters. RACVIAC has been taking part in and contributing to the WBCTi Integrative Plan of Action 2015-2017 Objective 7 – To Raise Awareness and Best Practice Exchange on Reintegration and Rehabilitation.

Its aims will be to support RACVIAC Members regarding the development of the Strategy for de-radicalization and reintegration of the returnees.

For more information please visit the RACVIAC website here.

Building Integrity and Preventing Corruption Workshop

To increase the capacity of public authorities in the field of corruption risk assessment and integrity, as well as to strengthen cooperation between anti-corruption bodies and government agencies in South East Europe. This Workshop is a continuation of a series of activities previously organized by RACVIAC in cooperation with the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (RAI) and Regional Cooperation Council (RCC).

Its aim is to:

  • To facilitate additional knowledge-sharing;
  • To network with experts and policymakers;
  • To establish a system for cooperation on cross-border cases *Remark: RACVIAC is organizing Building Integrity and Preventing Workshops every year on different topic, so in 2018 the focus could be adapted to the needs of Integrated Plan of Action of the Western Balkan Border Security initiative (WBBSi iPA) for the period 2018–2020 (border police forces), needs further discussion and development.

For more information please visit the RACVIAC website here.

Border Security and Management Seminar

This Seminar purpose is to support the implementation of the Border Security and Management Concept of the OSCE Participating States in South-Eastern Europe. And is a continuation of the border security and management event series organized by RACVIAC, in cooperation with DCAF Office Ljubljana, and the OSCE Border Security and Management Unit.

Its aims are:

  1. To continue addressing the challenges in border security and management;
  2. To identify current and future challenges;
  3. To support the implementation of the Border Security and Management Concept of the OSCE Participating States and other international and regional initiatives.

For more information please visit the RACVIAC website here.

SEE regional expert workshop on the “Prosecution, Detention, rehabilitation and Reintegration of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters”

On 27-29 November, RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation, in co-operation with the the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is organizing a Conference, titled: “Prosecution, detention, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters”.

The Workshop purpose is to evaluate existing policies, programs, actors, as well as challenges in relation to the role of the civil society organizations, and members of their families in the FTFs rehabilitation and reintegration processes. Furthermore, a needs analysis assessment will be conducted, which will help to develop a national program for the engagement of civil society organizations and families in the prevention of further radicalization and recruitment to violent extremism and effective rehabilitation and reintegration of returning FTFs, as well as to explore suggestions for the development of a possible Action Plan.

For more information on FTFs and the Re-Integration Challenges, check the RAN Issue Paper (available here).

Border Security and Management Seminar

The purpose of this joint event was to continue addressing the challenges in border security and management, to identify current and future challenges and to support the implementation of the Border Security and Management Concept of the OSCE Participating States in South East Europe, and other international and regional initiatives. The aim is to raise efficiency of the border management authorities in SEE and foster mutual cooperation in mitigating current and potential security treats.

For more information visit the RACVIAC website here.