Newsletter 3/2010

June 17, 2010

 
IN FOCUS
Catalin Predoiu, Romanian Minister of Justice. (Photo: www.1235.ro)

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JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS, by Catalin Predoiu, Romanian Minister of Justice

One of the fundamental objectives of the European Union, as stated by the Treaty of Lisbon, is to offer its citizens an area of freedom, security and justice without internal borders, while guaranteeing security in Europe.

 
OUR SOUTH EAST EUROPE

INTERVIEW with Trpe Stojanovski, Director of Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI)

Regional cooperation indispensible for better future of South East Europe 

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Independent judiciary instrumental for successful fight against corruption

Last month’s international anticorruption conference, organized by the Regional Cooperation Council in Bucharest, put the status of judiciary in South East Europe under the spotlight.

Participants of a two-day regional South East European anti-corruption conference in Bucharest, Romania, 20-21 May 2010. (Photo RCC/Dinka Zivalj)

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Cooperation in the fight against organized crime must exceed regional borders

Organized crime knows no administrative borders. It is especially widespread in the countries emerging from post-conflict situations, due to their nascent structures and present trends of major social, economic, rule of law and other undergoing reforms.

Police forces demonstrate an intervention in the fight against organized crime. (Photo: RCC/Samir Pinjagic)

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FROM BRUSSELS ANGLE
Jonathan Faull, Director General for Justice, Freedom and Security, European Commission (Photo: www.eu2005.lu)
INTERVIEW with Jonathan Faull, Director General for Justice, Freedom and Security, European Commission

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GUEST COMMENTATOR
Tanja Fajon, member of European Parliament (EP) and Rapporteur in the EP on visa liberalization for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania. (Photo: www.gazeta55.net)
"After the cruel wars in the South East European countries that left very deep wounds and hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants who fled their homes... "
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Tanja Fajon
Member of European Parliament

     
ACTIVITIES IN BRIEF

South East European countries agree on the need to step up efforts in fighting corruption

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EVENTS CALENDAR

RCC EVENTS

22.06.2010

RCC Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey

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CULTURAL EVENTS IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE

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Published (from April 2010 to December 2013) by: Regional Cooperation Council Secretariat

Editor: Dinka Živalj
Contributor: Ratka Babić
Design by: ENIGMA

Contact: press@rcc.int
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The publication of this newsletter has been made possible through a financial support by the Federal Republic of Germany.

The views expressed in the articles/interviews are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Regional Cooperation Council and its Secretariat.