RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation is an international, independent, non-profit, regionally owned, academic 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

C-WMD National Strategies – Legal Framework, Implementation Plans, and Strategic Linkages

Overview, PDF

Chemical Weapons Convention Seminar

Overview, PDF

Peer Review Seminar on OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security

Overview, PDF

Activity Agendas

C-WMD National Strategies – Legal Framework, Implementation Plans, and Strategic Linkages

Agenda, PDF

Chemical Weapons Convention Seminar

Agenda, PDF

Peer Review Seminar on OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security

Agenda, PDF

Activity Reports

Vienna Document 2011 – “Efforts to Revitalize Confidence and Security Building” Compliance and Verification Course

Report, PDF

Workshop on the Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Report, PDF

Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) – Challenges for SEE

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 January 2017

Meeting of MAG Points of Contact held in RACVIAC

RACVIAC director Ambassador Haydar Berk, Deputy Dirtector BG Goradana Garašić and Mrs Glorija Ivković, MAG SecretaryA Meeting of Point of Contacts of RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation Multinational Advisory Group was held in RACVIAC on 19 January 2017, with the aim of discussing details of RACVIAC 2017 Programme.

At the opening of the Meeting RACVIAC Director Ambassador Haydar Berk welcomed the representatives from member countries, associate members and partnering organizations saying that the Centre greatly appreciates their outstanding support and cooperation.

He pointed out that RACVIAC’s main goal in the forthcoming period is to increase the quality and visibility of activities in terms of upgrading the level of participants and ensuring a more active engagement of the Members and Associate Members.

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17 January 2017

Representative of IAEA and RACVIAC discuss future cooperation

RACVIAC director Ambassador Haydar Berk and Mr Thierry Pelletier, IAEA Senior Nuclear Security OfficerOn 17 January 2017 Mr Thierry Pelletier, Senior Nuclear Security Officer, Division of Nuclear Security, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), payed a visit to RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation in order to discuss future cooperation between the two Organizations.

Mr Pelletier was welcomed by RACVIAC Director Ambassador Haydar Berk, Deputy Director Brigadier General Gordana Garašić, and RACVIAC staff members.

After a short introduction Mr Pelletier was given a briefing on RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation in which emphasis was put on the Programme of activities that are planned to be conducted by RACVIAC three Pillars in 2017.

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20 December 2016

BG Garašić gave an interview to the military magazine “Stit” related to the mission and activities of RACVIAC”.

During the official visit to Skopje (14-16 November, 2016) for the preparation of the activity “Border Security and Management”, deputy director, BG Garašić gave an interview to the military magazine “Stit” related to the mission and activities of RACVIAC”.

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13 December 2016

Visit of the representative of the Minnesota National Guard and the University of Minnesota

On December 13th, 2016, representative of the Minnesota National Guard MAJ Clay Forbes, and Mr. Michael Johnson Director of Graduate Studies - MS in Security Technologies, University of Minnesota visited the RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation.


They met with RACVIAC Director, Ambassador Haydar Berk and the RACVIAC staff. Following a short briefing on the RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation, Ambassador Berk informed the guests about the current state of affairs at RACVIAC.

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Forthcoming Event

23-25 January, 2017

C-WMD National Strategies – Legal Framework, Implementation Plans, and Strategic Linkages


Catalogue 2017

RACVIAC Catalogue 2017RACVIAC Catalogue 2017 ›› Download








Newsletter and Factsheet

Newsletter 45/2016Every few months RACVIAC releases its Newsletter, which includes a detailed overview of our activities during the past period, at our Centre as well as abroad. ›› 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