Parsimonious legal framework and parliamentarians’ reluctance to utilise their powers have impeded parliamentary oversight of police work. Hence, the parliament does not have a significant role in building police integrity in Serbia.
Increasing the transparency and accountability of the police is not viable if the Serbian public are made aware of current crime rates and the effectiveness of the police only by the Minister of Internal Affairs.
In this new publication of the BCSP you can find performance assessment of the municipal safety councils in Serbia and quality assessment of cooperation between the police and local self-governments in solving security problems at the local level.
The report is structured to present findings relevant to the policy areas covered in the European Commission’s Progress Report for Serbia for 2014, as well as to highlight additional important issues. This report contains a separate chapter related to the process of producing Action Plan for the ...
The conference report has been produced by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, and edited by BCSP Researcher Marko Milosevic. The views herein expressed are solely those of the BCSP and do not necessarily reflect official position of the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
The aim of this issue of the Western Balkans Security Observer is to apply this much needed analytical approach in reviewing the decade that saw the transformation of the security sector in Serbia towards the goals of providing an efficient and effective national and human security within the framework of democratic governance.
The Belgrade Centre for Security Policy has been addressing this topic continuously, most of all in its Yearbook of the Security Sector Reform. In this issue of the Western Balkans Security Observer we wished to encourage further discussion on this topic by focusing on some of its aspects, as well as by stretching the focus of our research to include some national and international processes that are in direct interaction with the process of the security sector reform in Serbia.