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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 […]

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2nd Meeting of the National Project Focal Points on the Implementation of the Joint UNODC/CEPOL Project

On 17 July, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) in close collaboration with the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) organized the “Second Technical Meeting of the National Project Focal Points on the Implementation of the Joint UNODC/CEPOL Project on Capacity Building on Financial Investigations in South-Eastern Europe “. The […]

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New Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) by SEESAC

On 9th May, SEESAC launched an online platform dedicated to fact-checking daily firearms incidents across the South East Europe region. The Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP), available here, aims at helping to monitor firearms-related incidents happening in the region, thanks to the data obtained from media reports or official sources from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, […]

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2018 OSCE-wide CT Conference on the Reverse Flow of FTFs

Between 10- 11 May, OSCE organized the wide Counter-Terrorism Conference entitled “The Reverse Flow of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs): Challenges for the OSCE Area and Beyond“, held in Rome under the 2018 Italian Chairmanship. The purpose of the event was to address trends and dynamics of returning or relocating FTFs, to exchange new views on the […]