Conference: The Role of Civil Society in Building Police Integrity
The POINTPULSE organized a conference “The Role of Civil Society in Building Police Integrity” on 23 March 2017 in Pristina. Representatives of CSOs from the Western Balkans discussed main roles and impact of civil society in establishing the effective external oversight of the police.
These topics were addressed at the event:
- Main roles of civil society in fighting police corruption;
- The impact of civil society activities on building police integrity;
- Preconditions for establishing the effective external oversight of the police;
- Main challenges in the work of civil society organizations;
- Benefits and drawbacks of regional civil society networks.
- Magdalena Lembovska from Analytica, Skopje;
- Vladimir Erceg from Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, Belgrade;
- Sanjin Hamidičević from Centre for Security Studies, Sarajevo;
- Dina Bajramspahić from Institute Alternative, Podgorica;
- Besjana Kuci from Institute for Democracy and Mediation, Tirana;
- Plator Avdiu from Kosovar Centre for Security Studies, Pristina.
- Donika Emini from Kosovar Centre for Security Studies, Pristina.
Magdalena Lembovska, as a research fellow from Analytica, explained that the political turbulence in Macedonia is closely related to the crisis in the security sector. Also, she talked about the role of Analytica in building police integrity; but also about the challenges that the civil society faces within the current political situation.