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26th November 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia – Joint Meeting of the Western Balkans Risk Analysis Network (WB RAN) and the Counter-Terrorism Initiative (CTI) Network establishes new synergies

On 26th December 2019, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) Risk Analysis Unit and the Slovenian Criminal Police Directorate convened the members of the two respective networks focusing on the Western Balkan region – the Counter-Terrorism Initiative (CTI) Network chaired by Slovenia and the WB RAN Network led by Frontex. Following their respective […]

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Handover of sizeable IT equipment donation to the Albanian CVE Coordination Centre

Today, the equipment donated for the purpose of the functioning of the Albanian CVE Coordination Centre was handed over in Tirana to Mr Agron Sojati, director of the Centre, on behalf of Mr Filip de Ceuninck, Regional EU CT Advisor, and Ms Jelka Klemenc, IISG Support Group. The donation was enabled by the EU IPAII2016 […]

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Handover of sizeable IT equipment donation Bosnia and Herzegovina

On 21st October, Head of the IISG (Integrative Internal Security Governance) Support Group, Mr. Ramiz Huremagić participated in the handover of 18 portable computers aimed to strengthen the capacity of Bosnia and Hercegovina for prevention and countering of violent extremism. The handover took place at the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Mr. Samir […]

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Enhancing penitentiary capacities in addressing radicalization in prisons in Western Balkans

During 22 – 23 October 2019, a regional conference in Sarajevo is launching the beginning of a new regional project on addressing violent extremism and radicalization in prisons in Western Balkans, implemented under the auspices of the Horizontal Facility II Programme for Western Balkans and Turkey, funded by the European Union and the Council of […]

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Handover of a sizeable donation to the Montenegrin National Interagency Operational Team

On 11th October, on behalf of the IISG (Integrative Internal Security Governance) team, Mr. Ramiz Huremagić participated in the handover of a sizeable donation for the purpose of strengthening the capacity of the Montenegrin National Interagency Operational Team in charge of implementing the Action Plan enacting the Strategy for Combatting Violent Extremism. Mr. Dragan Pejanović, […]

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P-CVE Stakeholders’ Platform Meeting – Montenegro

On 9th October 2019, the IISG Support Group and the National P-CVE Coordinator of Montenegro hosted the National P-CVE Stakeholders’ Platform Meeting in Podgorica. It was organised as part of the series of IISG national-level P-CVE coordination events in respective IISG Beneficiaries, intended to complement the work of the Regional Network of National P-CVE Coordinators (RNNC). […]

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Upcoming on 18th November 2019 – 4th IISG Board Meeting

  The 4th Meeting of the IISG Board will take place in the afternoon of 18th November 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia. The event will be organised by the IISG Support Group, and will precede the Home Affairs session of the EU-Western Balkans Ministerial Forum on Justice and Home Affairs. The event will convene IISG […]

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1st IISG P-CVE donor coordination in BiH, 28th Aug 2019

  On 28th August, the IISG Support Group initiated the first in the series of national-level P-CVE donor coordination meetings in IISG Beneficiaries, to accompany the work of the Regional Network of National P-CVE Coordinators (RNNC). The fruitful event took place in Sarajevo, BiH, and was held in cooperation with the EEAS and the BiH […]

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New Project Launches in the Western Balkans: Enhancing Penitentiary Capacities in Addressing Radicalisation in Prisons

Implemented by the Council of Europe under the auspices of the Horizontal Facility (HF) Programme, funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe, a new 3-year regional project entitled “Enhancing penitentiary capacities in addressing radicalisation in prisons in Western Balkans” has been launched. The project will provide for a forum of sharing experience, […]

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Head of IISG Support Group participated at the SEPCA General Assembly in Moldova

On 6 June 2019, the South East Europe Police Chiefs Association (SEPCA) General Assembly under the Moldovan Presidency was held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The SEPCA Assembly discussed the number of issues related to ongoing and future activities. It was agreed that of the utmost importance is to work jointly on setting their crime […]