Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe Committee of Ministers

The Director for Legal and Internal Affairs, Mrs. Tanja Levajkovikj, represented SELEC at the 22nd PCC SEE Committee of Ministers meeting organized by the Chairmanship-in-Office of Republic of North Macedonia of the Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe (PCC SEE) on 22 November 2021 in Skopje.

The meeting was dedicated reviewing the latest developments in the implementation of both the PCC SEE and the new EU Prüm, enhancement of information exchange, as well as improving cross-border cooperation related to illegal immigration and return of foreign terrorist fighters.

During her intervention, Mrs. Levajkovikj mentioned that SELEC’s mission is to enhance the coordination in preventing and combating all forms of crime, including serious and trans-border organized crime, including smuggling of migrants and terrorism, the operational activities of SELEC being conducted mainly within the framework of it’s eight Task Forces, covering also the key priorities discussed during the event. To better respond to these threats an increased cooperation at operational level, as well as a strong judicial coordination at regional and international level, are essential for tackling the threats posed by terrorism, but also by the migration flows transiting Southeast Europe.