All posts tagged in Balkans

Study visit on local security for Albanian representatives

The participants learned more about the Dutch security system and the cooperation between municipalities and the emergency services.

26 April 2016

Disaster simulation in Serbia

Members of Emergency Situation Headquarters of the Municipality of Kladovo in Serbia participated in a disaster simulation in which they had to formulate response to a complex combination of a large forest fire and a tragic bus accident.

01 April 2016

Ambassador Stokvis Impressed by Participants Dedicated to Reforming Serbia

At the closing ceremony of the Serbian Leadership Programme for Security and Rule of Law, the Ambassador of the Netherlands L.L. Stokvis handed the certificates to the participants. We asked the Ambassador about his thoughts on the programme.

16 June 2015

Monitoring good governance and anti-discrimination policies in Croatia

Our colleague Lars Burema was in Zagreb, Croatia last week to discuss with Local Authorities and Civil Society organisations their role in fighting discrimination. They […]

02 June 2015

Minister of Justice, Ard van der Steur on the Importance of Integrity for Transparent Institutions

In his speech at the MATRA PATROL-reception last week, the Dutch Minister of Justice, Ard van der Steur, stressed the importance of anti-corruption and […]

28 April 2015

Albanian, Serbian and Turkish civil servants discussing public security

From 15-17 April, the senior civil servants from Albania, Serbia and Turkey came together in Ankara to exchange knowledge on issues of public security, human rights and integrity and anti-corruption.

17 April 2015

Meeting THA alumni Turkey, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina

During regional networking receptions for our Matra alumni, we were very pleased to hear that many former partipants are using the knowledge and experiences gained in The Hague in their daily work. Read more…

11 December 2014

Albanian mayors prepare for EU-accession

In December, 16 mayors and the Chairman of the Regional Council of the Dibër Region, Albania, took part in the study visit “Decentralisation and […]

01 March 2012