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Albanian First National Conference: “First-Line Actors Countering Violent Extremism”

On 30 April 2019, in Tirana, the First National Conference: “First-Line Actors Countering Violent Extremism” took place in Albania. This conference was organised by the Coordination Center for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE Center). The event had an audience of more than 2000 first-line actors from all ministries, sectors, fields and agencies. The event was also […]

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3rd Meeting of the Regional Network of National P-CVE Coordinators of the Western Balkans

On Wednesday, 24th April 2019, the Coordination Center for Countering Violent Extremism – Albania, and supported by the Integrative Internal Security Governance (IISG), the European External Action Service and European Commission hosted the third successful meeting of the Regional Network of National P-CVE Coordinators of the Western Balkans (RNNC). The Network brings together the members and owners of […]

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Brdo Process Ministerial Meeting- »3rd IISG Board Meeting« hosted by Minister Spasovski reaffirms strong support to IISG

On 26th February, the 3rd IISG Board Meeting took place in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. It was hosted by the Minister of Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia Mr Oliver Spasovski and held under the auspices of the Brdo Process framework, chaired by the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Slovenia. […]

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2nd Meeting of the Regional Network of WB National P/CVE Coordinators

Between 15-17 October, the IISG Support Group in collaboration with EUD/ EU SR Bosnia and Herzegovina organised the 2nd Meeting of the Regional Network of WB National P/CVE Coordinators in Budva, Montenegro. The meeting, funded by the IPA II 2016 Regional Action »Support to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in the Western Balkans«, was officially […]

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IISG Attending the National Coordinators and Analysts Meeting of SEPCA

On 9th and 10th, October 2018, the National Coordinators and Analysts Meeting of the Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association (SEPCA) took place in Struga, under the Macedonian presidency of SEPCA. IISG Support Group was invited to present the participants with the mandate and role of the IISG, as well as the potential models of cooperation […]

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PCC SEE Meeting of Heads of Criminal Police: Security Challenges Related to Rising Migratory Flows, Serious and Organized Crime and Contribution to IISG Action

Tirana, Albania – Since the second half of 2017, several Western Balkan countries have been noting a steady increase in migratory pressure and the emergence of a new Adriatic Route. In order to properly address this issue and the forms of serious and organized crime relevant in this context, the Integrative Internal Security Governance (IISG) […]

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IISG Participates in Regional Conference of the Financial Investigation Units

During 3-4 October, Ms Jelka Klemenc, IISG, is taking part in the Regional Conference of Financial Investigations Units, organised by UNODC in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, hosted by the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) BiH. The event takes place in the framework of the IPAII2017 Multi-Country Action “Support to Integrative Internal Security Governance”. Heads […]

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First Edition of the Joint UNODC/CEPOL Newsletter “UNODC/CEPOL Capacity Building Project on Financial Investigations in South Eastern Europe”

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) released the first newsletter of the Joint UNODC/CEPOL Project on Capacity Building on Financial Investigations in South-Eastern Europe. The latter is a two-year capacity building project on financial investigations in the Western Balkan region, funded by the […]

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IISG Chair Speaker at the International Conference “Criminal Justice and Security in Central and Eastern Europe”

On 25th September, Mr. Rajko Kozmelj, IISG Chair, contributed to the Panel entitled “From Common Sense to Evidence-Based Policymaking and Evidence-Based Policing” organised within the “Twelfth Biennial International Conference, Criminal Justice & Security in Central and Eastern Europe: From Common Sense to Evidence-based Policy–making”, taking place between 25-27 September in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Mr. Kozmelj presented to […]

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Bosnian Police Detains Two Migrants, Finds Weapons

Bosnian police have detained two migrants from Syria and Algeria and found hidden weapons during a raid in the capital Sarajevo, the police said on Monday. “During the raid of several locations, the police found a rifle, four pistols, gun silencer and ammunition,” Sarajevo police spokeswoman Suvada Kuldija told Reuters, adding the raid took place […]