The Western Balkan Border Security initiative (WBBSi) is the third pillar of the IISG (Integrative Internal Security Governance) in the Western Balkans; an effort to respond to the threats to border integrity of the Western Balkan region by merging the efforts of all relevant security actors, EU and international donors of external assistance in this area of policy – in an efficient and sustainable manner. It builds upon the needs and priorities identified together with the Western Balkan countries as well as external assistance providers, aiming to achieve the highest possible level of regional ownership.
WBBSI IPA 2018-2020
The Western Balkan Border Security Initiative
Integrative Plan of Action for the Period 2018-2020
The EU Initiative on the Integrative and Complementary Approach to Counter-Terrorism an Violent Extremism in the Western Balkans (WBCTi) was endorsed in the form of Council Conclusions by the Council of the EU at the level of ministers in late 2015, accompanied by a first multi-annual WBCTi Integrative Plan of Action (IPA) for the period of 2015-2017.