In the framework of the Project “Support of cooperation among border police on airports in Southeast Europe – BORDAIRPOL”, the MARRI Regional Centre in co-operation with the Ministry of Interior of Republic of Moldova organized the Second Annual Meeting of the Permanent inter-regional working group/network for cooperation (PIRWG/NC) on operational level composed of Heads of the border police units on main international airports from Southeast European Countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Serbia which took place on 30 October 2013 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.
Representatives from the Partner organizations – FRONTEX, SFOM, PCC SEE and EUBAM participated on the meeting as well.
The Conference was excellent opportunity to discuss various topics of mutual interest, exchange information about the latest developments in the field of air borders policing, risk analysis reports, good practices, identify gaps, discuss possible solutions and maintain quality of cooperation.
It has been concluded that one of the important components of MARRI as Regional Initiative was to enhance and create preconditions for more efficient police cooperation, built professional approach and speed up European integration process of the Member States.
Further implementation of this Project and future ones shall enable beneficiary countries to intensify cooperation with international institutions as well as regional initiatives.
Third Annual Meeting is planned for autumn 2015. The Project is funded by the Swiss Confederation with co-funding provided by MARRI.