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Strenghtening the cooperation with Republika Srpska SEPCA PiO

On the 9th of February 2023, Carlo Verdiglione, Project manager of the CSCWB project, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Interior, visited the Ministry of Interior of the Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the Police director Mr. Siniša Kostrešević. The meeting was attended also by other associates from the Italian Ministry of Interior. During this meeting, the latest developments within the project Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans were discussed, with special emphasis on the project’s future plans and activities.

Mr. Siniša Kostrešević and his associate Mr. Aleksandar Stjepanović, SEPCA National Coordinator of the Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), highlighted the agenda of the SEPCA Presidency, with particular focus on the enhancement of the SEPCA capabilities in the region regarding the fight against cybercrime, gender inequality and network capacity building, that would be, also, archived through the support of other projects and donors.

In addition, the participants discussed the possible connections and assistance that the CSCWB IPA 2019 project can provide in the future.