|Bucharest, October 23, 2014 - The US State Department Deputy Director for the Office of Central Europe, Mr. Martin McDowell, paid today a visit to SELEC premises, being welcomed by SELEC Management.
During the meeting, there were discussed general issues concerning regional cooperation, SELEC’s achievements in the region, continuance of US interest in SELEC functionality in the future and SELEC’s cooperation with EU agencies.
Bucharest, October 20-21, 2014 - The GUAM delegation consisting of 10 representatives from GUAM Secretariat, Republic of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Republic of Moldova paid a two-day study visit to SELEC Headquarters.
GUAM - Organization for Democracy and Economic Development is an international regional organization which promotes inter alia law enforcement cooperation between GUAM member states within strategic goal to create a common space of integration and safety, strengthening international and regional security and stability.
During the visit there were raised general issues concerning the police and customs cooperation in the region, including discussions on future enhancement of the cooperation and several aspects of countries’ joining SELEC as a member or operational partner. Working and communication systems of SELEC were also presented.
Bucharest, October 17, 2014 - The Dutch Customs Attaché in Turkey, Mr. Willem van Doornmalen, whose office responsibility had been extended to cooperation with SELEC, paid a courtesy visit to SELEC premises, being welcomed by Mr. Gürbüz Bahadir, Director General of SELEC, and Mr. Cristian Duta, Director for Operations.
Mr. Doormalen was briefed about the Center’s work and his future involvement in SELEC’s Task Force activities.
Inter-Agency Meeting “Networking the Networks”
Doha/ Qatar, October 14 - 15, 2014 - A meeting having the topic “Networking the Networks – an inter-regional drug control approach to stem drug trafficking” was organized by UNODC on 14th - 15th of October 2014 in Doha, with the participation of representatives from international and regional law enforcement organizations.
SELEC’S AWARDS GRANTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT CASES FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER OF 2014
Bucharest, October 9, 2014 - SELEC granted awards to the law enforcement authorities from the Member States, as an appreciation for the successful cases using Center’s cooperation channels. SELEC Bi-annual Awards Committee decided to grant the following awards for the first semester of 2014:
Workshop on Tackling Drug Trafficking
Sarajevo/ Bosnia and Herzegovina, 23-25 September 2014 - A Workshop on Tackling Drug Trafficking was organized by SELEC with the financial support of US/EUCOM in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 23rd - 25th of September 2014.