Events

IISG Secretariat meeting in Pristina for the IISG Database.

Following the meetings on the IISG Database, the IISG Secretariat went to Pristina, to meet with the Ministry of Interior’s representatives on the 5th and 6th of April 2022. The purpose was to discuss the methodology for mapping support to the IISG needs through the IISG Database (IISG-D), as well as to make data entry

CEPOL WB PaCT Regional Level OTNA Validation Workshop, Hungary

The Head of the IISG Secretariat, Mr. Agron Sojati, contributed to the latest developments of the IISG Process at the CEPOL WB PaCT Regional Level OTNA Validation Workshop, held in Budapest on the 5th and 6th of May 2022. The purpose of the meeting was to ensure that OTNA conclusions at the regional level are

IISG Support Group meeting for WBBSi, Montenegro

The IISG Secretariat organized a Regional Pillar Support Group meeting of the Western Balkan Border Security Initiative (WBBSi) on the 10th of June 2022 in Podgorica, to finalize the process of drafting the needs mapping reports that are to be proposed for adoption on the forthcoming 6th IISG Board meeting on the 20th of June

The 6th Integrative Internal Security Governance (IISG) Board Meeting, Sarajevo, Bosnia I Herzegovina.

The 6th Integrative Internal Security Governance (IISG) Board Meeting was organized in hybrid mode on the 20th of June 2022 in Sarajevo. The Western Balkans partner’s participated at the Ministerial (Minister of Interior/Security) level and through their messages, they showed commitment to take the regional cooperation to another level through the IISG platform. The meeting

National thematic meetings with WB Partners, Skopje, North Macedonia

Following the IISG Board meeting of June 2022, the IISG Secretariat met with representatives of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) of North Macedonia on the 25th of October 2022, for further consultations regarding the mapping responses and mapping support. The meeting aimed to expedite the work on mapping responses, the work on mapping support and

Meeting with MARRI in Skopje, North Macedonia

The IISG Secretariat visited on the 26th of October 2022, the Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI) in Skopje, to provide a short briefing on the activities undertaken in the past period. During the meeting, IISG Secretariat informed on the activities related to the needs mapping process, response mapping process, and support mapping process i.e.

Thematic meetings with WB Partners, Montenegro

The IISG Secretariat met with the three structures per IISG Pillar on the 9th of December 2022, in Podgorica, at the offices of the Ministry of Interior. During the meeting discussion on the Response mapping process and support mapping process (IISG Database) were the main discussions in terms of what was done so far and

IISG Regional Support Group Meeting – WBBSi, North Macedonia

The IISG Secretariat organised the 5th Regional Support Group meeting for Pillar 3, Western Balkans Border Security initiative (WBBSi), on the 28th of April 2023 in Skopje. This meeting focused on consultations related to finalising the response mapping reports for the years 2021 and 2022. The IISG Database was also discussed during the consultations, with

The 8th Regional (Jumbo) Security Coordination Conference, Italy

The IISG Secretariat participated in the eighth Regional Security Coordination Conference, held in Rome on 14-15 November 2023, focused on Security Cooperation in the Western Balkans - Securing the Future: Building Resilience through Collaboration. Co-organised by multiple entities, it brought together over 100 participants, including security practitioners from various jurisdictions and representatives of significant regional

7th IISG Board meeting

On 7th December 2023, the IISG Secretariat organised the 7th IISG Board meeting in Sarajevo in a hybrid form. The Board was presented by the European Commission (DG NEAR which chaired the meeting), Western Balkans Partners: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, and North Macedonia, and Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) as the host entity of