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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 […]

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Meeting with Ms Catherine de Bolle, Executive Director of Europol

On 14th September, the IISG Chair Mr Rajko Kozmelj and Mr Thomas Herko, Head of PCC SEE Secretariat/Lead Partner in IISG 2nd pillar, met with Ms Catherine de Bolle, Executive Director of Europol, and Mr Brian Donald, head of the Executive Director’s cabinet in the premises of DCAF Ljubljana. Europol is a strong partner in […]

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IISG and DCAF Ljubljana Strengthen Partnership with the Centre for European Future

On the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the director of the Centre for European Perspective (CEP) Dr Gorazd Justinek, IISG Chair, Mr Rajko Kozmelj, and the director of DCAF Ljubljana (IISG host), Mr Anton Travner. The organisations have identified venues of closer cooperation in potential joint […]

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Workshop for Enhanced Cooperation with the Western Balkans within the EU Policy Cycle to Tackle Organised and Serious International Crime

On 5-6 September 2018, Workshop “Enhancing cooperation with the Western Balkans within the EU Policy Cycle to tackle Organised and Serious International Crime – synergies, challenges and ideas” took place in Belgrade. The event was organised by The Deutsche Gesellschaft fűr Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Italian Ministry of the Interior and Center for International Legal […]