15.01.2010, 09:53

PCC SEE Implementation Programme Way Ahead Meeting, Ljubljana


The PCC SEE Implementation Programme Way Ahead Meeting took place on 15 January 2010 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In attendance were representatives from the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Austria, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria, the French Embassy in Slovenia, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Slovenia, the European Police College, EUROPOL, the Federal Office of Police in Switzerland and DCAF.

The Way Ahead Meeting focused on informing the implementation partners and donor countries about the progress that has been achieved in the past year and to deliberate the future steps to be taken as well as define the priorities to be followed. Participants were informed about the Bulgarian Chairmanship of the Convention, which has begun with 1 January 2010, and the priorities they will focus on during the first half of the year. Participants also discussed the possibilities for fostering the implementation programme and the needs, as well as abilities, for supporting the Contracting Parties in the full implementation of the Convention.