The coalition prEUgovor has been monitoring Serbia’s progress in regard to the adherence to political criteria for EU membership and policies covered under Chapters 23 (Judiciary and Fundamental Rights) and 24 (Justice, Freedom and Security) of the European acquis in the negotiation process.
BCSP researchers Maja Bjelos and Isidora Stakic in this paper analyse the future of the Civil Protection units in North Kosovo that, according to the Agreement reached on 26 March 2015 between Belgrade in Prishtina, are to be dismantled and their personnel integrated into Kosovo’s institutions.
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 year 2010 was marked, both in Serbia and around the world, by numerous activities organised to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Security Council's Resolution 1325 - Women, Peace and Security.
Being aware of the necessity of a continuous dialogue and exchange of information between the security community and the community dealing with gender-related issues, this issue of our magazine in 2011 serves as a further encouragement for discussions on these topics.
This issue of journal includes eight articles written by domestic and foreign authors, organized around several areas of research:
GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN SECURITY SECTOR
Zorana Antonijević, THE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN SECURITY SECTOR - THE FEMINIST CONCEPT
Elona Dhembo, GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN SECURITY SECTOR THROUGH EDUCATION: THE CASE OF ALBANIAN POLICE ACADEMY CURRICULUM
GENDER IDENTITIES IN SECURITY VOCATIONS
Danijela Spasić, POLICE CULTURE AND GENDER IDENTITY
Lejla Hadžiahmić, WOMEN-COMBATANTS IN DEFENSE OF SARAJEVO: AGENTS OR VICTIMS
Svenka Savić, SUGGESTIONS FOR USING GENDER SENSITIVE LANGUAGE IN THE ARMED FORCES: WOMEN AND MILITARY RANKS
WOMEN IN SECURITY SECTOR
Mentor Vrajolli, GENDER REPRESENTATION IN THE KOSOVO SECURITY SECTOR
Cristina Radoi, WOMEN’S ROLE IN RECONSTRUCTING PEACE AND SECURITY
IMPLEMENTATION OF UNSC RESOLUTION 1325
Biljana Stojković, INDICATORS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF WOMEN’S STATUS IN THE SECURITY SECTOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA