RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation is an international, independent, regionally owned organization, with the mission to foster dialogue and cooperation on security matters in South Eastern Europe through a partnership between the countries of the region and their international partners.
 

Director's New Year Message

As we are approaching to the end of the year, in terms of realizing our program, 2016 was overall a good year.

We accomplished 25 important activities covering a wide spectrum under our 3 Pillars.

Besides, we stabilized our budget, increased our connectivity through not only strengthening present partnerships, but also establishing new ones.

Complete New Year Message, PDF

Activity Overviews

"6S Expert Working Group (EWG) + Workshop in RACVIAC Format"(Industrial Security)

Overview, PDF

Gender Training of the Trainers Course (GToT)

Overview, PDF

Regional Workshop – Corruption Risk Assessment and Institutional Integrity

Overview, PDF

Activity Agendas

"6S Expert Working Group (EWG) + Workshop in RACVIAC Format"(Industrial Security)

Agenda, PDF

Gender Training of the Trainers Course (GToT)

Agenda, PDF

Regional Workshop – Corruption Risk Assessment and Institutional Integrity

Agenda, PDF

Activity Reports

Border Security and Management Seminar

Report, PDF

Vienna Document – Verification and Compliance Course

Report, PDF

Agreement on Sub-Regional Arms Control (Dayton Article IV) – Orientation Course

Report, PDF

Programme 2017

RACVIAC’s annual programme of activities includes up to 30 activities: seminars, training courses, workshops, conferences, meetings and a number of other extracurricular activities.

In addition to this, RACVIAC also supports activities of other institutions and organisations. By the end of 2016 RACVIAC has hosted more then 11500 participants on 407 various activities. ›› More

Interview

Interview with Ms Nika Jabbarova, MSc, author of “Report on The Way Forward Towards Better Implementation of the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security”

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Interview Archive

Latest News

19 May 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia visits RACVIAC

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia His Excellency Davor Ivo Stier visited RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation on 19 May 2017.

His Excellency, the Minister, met with Ambassador Haydar Berk, Director of RACVIAC.

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15 May 2017

Gender Training of the Trainers Course starts at RACVIAC

Gender Training of the Trainers Course, organized by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation, together with the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations of the Swedish Armed Forces (NCGM) and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia, and with the support of UNDP SEESAC, has started on 15th May 2017.

This event is a continuation of a series of annual activities launched in 2013 aimed at promotion of gender equality policies and equal opportunities in the security sector.

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9 May 2017

Croatian War School visits RACVIAC

The 19th generation of the Croatian "Ban Josip Jelačić" War School, led by Colonels Miro Čolić and Željko Akrap, visited RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation on 09th May 2017.

The visit was part of the School’s Studies Program and its purpose was to familiarize students with RACVIAC as the only international organization located in the Republic of Croatia. The students were welcomed by RACVIAC Director Ambassador Haydar Berk, Deputy Director BG Gordana Garašić, and senior staff members.

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5 May 2017

Charge d’Affaires a.i. of the Turkish Embassy visits RACVIAC

Ms. Günay Babadoğan-Ertan, Charge d’Affaires a.i. of the Turkish Embassy visited RACVIAC –Centre For Security Cooperation on 5 May 2017. She met with Ambassador Haydar Berk, Director of RACVIAC and Brigadier General Gordana Garasic, Deputy Director. Program of RACVIAC during the forthcoming period and cooperation with the Turkish authorities were taken up during the meeting.

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4 May 2017

Industrial Security Workshop starts at RACVIAC

"6S Expert Working Group (EWG) + Workshop in RACVIAC Format (Industrial Security)” organized by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation and the Office of the National Security Council of the Republic of Croatia started at RACVIAC on 04 April 2017.

The activity will focus on different issues specific to various economic sectors within the field of industrial security as part of the government sector security policy, such as the defence sector or IT sector. The Workshop will also cover the topic of cyber security in the context of the industrial security area.

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25 April 2017

Balkan Symposium of German Defence Attachés

Photo: MORH/BrandtA two-day Balkan Symposium, gathering German defence attachés based in the SEE region, started at RACVIAC - Centre for Security on Monday, 24 April 2017, with the purpose of discussing the current security and political situation in the region.

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24 April 2017

Cyber Security Course starts at RACVIAC

Five day's course entitled „Cyber Security: Training on WMD Cyber Crimes Investigations” co-organized by RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation and United States Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), with financial support of the Federal Republic of Germany started on 24 April 2017.

Aim of the Course is to instruct nontechnical investigators on the fundamental skills needed to exploit digital technology to combat criminal activities, the proliferation of WMD, and the misuse of dual-use materials and technologies. For the purpose of this Course, digital technology includes the Internet, digital media, communication devices, wireless technology, social media and other related technologies.

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18 April 2017

RACVIAC Director Ambassador Haydar Berk visits the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

On 18 April 2017 Ambassador Haydar Berk, Director of RACVIAC, upon the invitation of H.E. Andreja Katič, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Slovenia, made a working visit to the Ministry of Defence.

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12 April 2017

Greek Ambassador Visits RACVIAC

On Wednesday, 12 April 2017, H.E. Mr. Stergios Tsiepas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Republic of Croatia, visited RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation.

The guest was welcomed by RACVIAC Director Ambassador Haydar Berk, Deputy Director Brigadier General Gordana Garašić and members of RACVIAC staff.

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Forthcoming Event

29 May -01 June 2017

Regional Workshop – Corruption Risk Assessment and Institutional Integrity


Catalogue 2017

RACVIAC Catalogue 2017RACVIAC Catalogue 2017 ›› Download








Newsletter and Factsheet

Newsletter Issue 47Every few months RACVIAC releases its Newsletter, which includes a detailed overview of our activities during the past period.›› More




Racviac FactsheetThe latest, newly updated version of RACVIAC Factsheet, published in December 2016. ›› Download





Publications

Building a Cyber Resilient SocietyBuilding a Cyber Resilient Society in SEE - Research Study” ›› Download







RACVIAC Compendium 2015RACVIAC Compendium 2015 ›› Download








Defence Conversion ModalitiesRACVIAC SSR Pillar Research Project “Defence Conversion Modalities in South-East Europe (SEE) – Specific Regional Model” ›› Download