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

“Conference on 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: From the Ottawa Process towards a Mine Free World”

Overview, PDF

Cyber Security / Continuation of the Cyber Security Project/Advanced Training Course

Overview, PDF

Physical Security And Stockpile Management Seminar

Overview, PDF

Activity Agendas

“Conference on 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: From the Ottawa Process towards a Mine Free World”

Agenda, PDF

Cyber Security / Continuation of the Cyber Security Project/Advanced Training Course

Agenda, PDF

Physical Security And Stockpile Management Seminar

Agenda, PDF

Activity Reports

Annual Meeting of the Representatives from Defence and Security Committees from SEE Parliaments

Report, PDF

Contribution of EU’s Neighbouring South-Eastern Countries to Regional Energy Security: Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation

Report, PDF

Regional Workshop – Corruption Risk Assessment and Institutional Integrity

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 Archive

Latest News

19 October 2017

Visit of the representatives of the German Federal Ministry of Defence

On Thursday, 19 October 2017, the representatives of the Federal Ministry of Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany, led by Captain (N) Henning Faltin, visited RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation. They were accompanied by MS Stanko Zubčić, Assistant to the German Defence Attaché to Croatia.

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17 October 2017

International Conference "From the Ottawa Process to a Mine-free World" (17-18 October 2017)

A two-day international Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, titled “From the Ottawa Process towards a Mine Free World”, started today at Hotel “Dubrovnik” in Zagreb.

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12 October 2017

RACVIAC participated in the SEDM Ministerial Meeting in Batumi

Planning and Liaison Officer for SEE Ms. Kloalda Kamberi represented RACVIAC in the SEDM Ministerial Meeting held under the chairmanship of Greece in Batumi, Georgia, on 10-11 October 2017.

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11 October 2017

Turkish Ambassador Visits RACVIAC

On Wednesday 11 October 2017, H.E. Mr. M. Babür Hızlan, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to the Republic of Croatia visited RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation.

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05 October 2017

38th MAG Meeting held in RACVIAC

The 38th MAG Meeting, the semi-annual summit of RACVIAC steering body the Multinational Advisory Group (MAG), took place in Rakitje from 04 to 05 October 2017. The meeting, which gathers MAG Members, invited Associate Members, Observers and other participants, as well as the representatives of the Regional Cooperation Council and SEDM, was organized by the MAG Chairmanship of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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27 September 2017

SAR Course starts in RACVIAC

A two-day “Search and Rescue – On-Scene Coordinator Course”, jointly organized by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation and the Croatian National Protection and Rescue Directorate, started in RACVIAC on 27th September 2017.

“SAR On-Scene Coordinator Course” is a tailor-made activity designed for “a person designated to coordinate search and rescue operations within a specified area” especially when two or more SAR units are working together on the same mission.

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19 September 2017

Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection

On Tuesday, 19th September 2017, the international conference "Private (Military) and Security Companies in Crical Infrstructure Protection“ started at the Westin Zagreb Hotel. The Conference has been organized by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation and the Company TECTUS - Business Services and Publishing under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and the city of Zagreb.

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14 September 2017

Workshop on UNSCR 1540 begins in RACVIAC

A two-day Workshop ‘Effective Practices of the Implementation of UNSCR 1540: Information Exchange and Lessons Learned’, supported by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the 1540 Committee, has started in RACVIAC on 14 September 2017.

The Workshop’s aims are to discuss the state of play of the existing National Action Plans (NAPs) in the region and share national experiences and lessons learned in the implementation of these NAPs as well as the ways to realize the goals set in NAPs.

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11 September 2017

Eighth C-WMD Network Meeting

The eighth meeting of the C-WMD Network’s national working/drafting groups started in RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation on Monday, 11 September 2017.

The purpose of the September Workshop, titled “C-WMD National Strategies – Crisis Management and Communication”, is to continue facilitating the development of National C-WMD Strategies and Action Plans which is RACVIAC C-WMD Network’s main focus.

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Forthcoming Event

16-18 October 2017

“Conference on 20th Anniversary of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: From the Ottawa Process towards a Mine Free World”

Press invitation

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Catalogue 2017

RACVIAC Catalogue 2017RACVIAC Catalogue 2017 ›› Download








Newsletter and Factsheet

Newsletter Issue 48Every 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 July 2017. ›› 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