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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 […]

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EU RAN CoE Documents Available in Albanian, Macedonian and Serbian Languages

The EU financed Project “First Line” has supported the translation of several RAN CoE documents into Albanian, Macedonian and Serbian language that offer an insight into several relevant aspects on P-CVE policies for practitioners from the Western Balkans: RAN P&P Practitioners’ working paper: Approaches to violent extremist offenders and countering radicalisation in prisons and probation, […]

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EC publishes 2019 Communication on EU Enlargement Policy

The Commission recommends that the Council open negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia. A credible enlargement policy in the future years will mean that the EU must live up to its commitments, and give credit where credit is due. Whereas credible progress in the area of rule of law in the Western Balkans remains a significant […]

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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 […]