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Sashko KOCEV
Head of IPA unit
Sector for European Union and international cooperation
Ministry of Interior
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Council Chairperson in 2013

Personal Data

Date and place of birth: July 30th, 1971, Skopje

Education

  • 1995, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of philosophy - Social work and social policy
  • 1989, High police school “Elisie Popovski Marko”
Professional experience
  • 1989 – 1995   Police officer in the Police station for traffic control Skopje
  • 1995 – 1999   Head of Sector in the Police station for traffic control Skopje
  • 1999 – 2000   Deputy commander of Border crossing point Dolno Blace
  • 2000 – 2001   Commander of Border crossing point Dolno Blace
  • 2001 – 2002   Senior inspector for border control
  • 2002 – 2004   Chief inspector for border control
  • 2004 – 2006 Chief inspector for cross-border co-operation and coordination of foreign assistance
  • 2006 – 2007   Police counselor for cross-border co-operation
  • 1997 – 2013   Head of IPA unit
Additional Professional Experience
  • 2008 - 2009, Co-chair of the subcommittee for Justice, freedom and security
  • Member of the Macedonian negotiation team for the Visa liberalization process 
  • Head of Macedonian team in the Joint Committee established in accordance with the Agreement on Police cross-border cooperation between Macedonia and Bulgaria
  • Certificate for IPA trainer under IPA project “Technical Assistance for the IPA Training & Support Facility” - November 2010-February 2011
Languages
  • English
  • Macedonian