19.11.2010, 10:31

Western Balkan Risk Analysis Conference


Frontex in cooperation with Albanian authorities organised the Western Balkan Risk Analysis Conference on 17-18 November 2010 in Tirana, Albania. In 2009, Frontex and Western Balkan Border Control Authorities established the Western Balkan Risk Analysis Network (WB RAN) modelled after a similar network existing between EU Member States and Schengen Associated Countries.
Acknowledging the important work of EU, international and non-governmental organisations in the field of border management in the region, The general objective of the conference is to share and accumulate knowledge in the field of border security and border management in the region. The conference consisted of three parts – presentation of the WB RAN and its first Annual Risk Analysis; state of play regarding regional illegal migration, cross-border crime and border management projects; and workshops on emerging/common threats to border security and immigration policies in the region or in the EU and identification of possible synergies in the region and streamlining of future projects.

PCC SEE Secretariat had an extensive presentation on Risk Analysis in SEE and actively participated at the workshops.