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

Search And Rescue (SAR) On Scene Coordinator / SAR in Case of the Aviation Accident

Overview, PDF

“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

Activity Agendas

Search And Rescue (SAR) On Scene Coordinator / SAR in Case of the Aviation Accident

Agenda, PDF

“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

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 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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5 July 2017

Arms Control Symposium starts in Sarajevo

The „Arms Control Symposium“, organized by RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, began on Wednesday, 5th July 2017 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The event is sponsored by the Federal Republic of Germany.

The purpose of this event is to build on the experience of last year’s Symposium and to present the latest developments in Arms Control, with the aim to open up new perspectives on confidence-building measures in SE Europe.

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29 June 2017

DCAF Visit

On Thursday, 29 June 2017, Mr. Anton Travner, Director of DCAF Office Ljubljana, and Mr. Rajko Kozmelj, Head of the IISG & WBCTi Project, visited RACVIAC-Centre for Security Cooperation. They were welcomed by RACVIAC Director, Ambassador Haydar Berk, Deputy Director Brigadier General Gordana Garašić and RACVIAC senior staff members.

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Forthcoming Event

26-28 September 2017

Search And Rescue (SAR) On Scene Coordinator / SAR in Case of the Aviation Accident


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