WBCSCi

Objective of the WB CSCi

The Western Balkan Counter-Serious Crime initiative (WBCSCi) is the second pillar of the IISG (Integrative Internal Security Governance) in the Western Balkans; an effort to respond to the threats of Serous and Organized Crime in the Western Balkan Region by merging the efforts of all relevant security actors, EU and international donors of external assistance in thi area of policy – in an efficient and sustainable manner.

Support Group Members

  • DG NEAR Directorate-General for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
  • EU Justice and Home Affairs agencies upon notification to the Board
  • Albania: Ministry of Interior, including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ministry of Security, including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • Kosovo*: Ministry of Interior; including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • Montenegro: Ministry of Interior; including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • North Macedonia: Ministry of Interior; including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • Serbia: Ministry of Interior; including relevant bodies for fighting organised crime
  • RCC / Regional Cooperation Council – Political Department
  • Austria – Ministry of Interior
  • Slovenia – Ministry of Interior
  • UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • PCC SEE – Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe
  • DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
  • France – Regional Security Coordinator for the WB
  • Italy – Ministry of Interior
  • United Kingdom – Regional Security Coordinator for the WB
  • OSCE – Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Mission to Bosnia and Hercegovina
  • GIZ – German Corporation for International Cooperation – Sarajevo Regional Office

Tasks

  • The Methodology and templates on needs mapping;
  • Reports on needs mapping;
  • Methodology on response mapping;
  • Reports on response mapping;
  • Methodology on IISG Database;
  • Methodology on Support Group contribution and procedures;
  • Report of analysis for the
  • IISG database;
  • Proposal/s to the IISG Board;

Decision-making process

  • IISG Secretariat consulting members on methodologies and products;
  • Support Group proposing to the IISG Board the methodologies and products;
  • IISG Board making decisions;

Accomplished Products

  • The Methodology and templates for mapping needs;
  • Methodology for becoming an IISG member;
  • The review of the relevant WB and EU documents related to the WBCSCi Pillar;
  • Working Group WBCSCi Pillar Meetings;
  • Cross-Cutting Working Group Pillar Meetings;
  • Thematic WBCSCi meetings;
  • Governing bodies in WB;
  • Communication Strategy and Action Plan;
  • Mapping needs report;
  • Narrative reporting on WBCSCi needs mapping;

Accomplished Products

  • The Methodology and templates on mapping needs;
  • Methodology on becoming an IISG member;
  • The review of the relevant WB and EU documents related to the WBCSCi Pillar;
  • Working Group WBCSCi Pillar Meetings;
  • Cross-Cutting Working Group Pillar Meetings;
  • Thematic WBCSCi meetings;
  • Governing bodies in WB;
  • Communication Strategy and Action Plan;
  • Mapping needs report;
  • Narrative reporting on WBCSCi needs mapping;

Products in process

  • Response mapping report;
  • Methodology of response mapping;
  • Methodology of IISG database;
  • Analyzing the IISG database;
  • Methodology of Support Group contribution and procedures.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

Materials

WBBSi Events & Activities