29.03.2013, 11:18

Cross-border Surveillance Exercise between Hungary - Serbia


The first cross-border surveillance exercise between the National Surveillance Units of Hungary and the Republic of Serbia took place on 18-21 March 2013, in Szeged, Hungary. The exercise, performed under Article 11 PCC SEE, was organised by the Ministries of Interior of Hungary and the Republic of Serbia, the Federal Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Austria and the European Commission, with support from the PCC SEE Secretariat.
The basic workshop and theoretical part of the exercise were organised in Szeged, Hungary, followed by a one-day field exercise in the area of Subotica, Serbia, and concluded with an evaluation on the final day. The exercise aimed to advance and intensify cooperation between the two neighbouring countries and to establish a network of informal contacts.