Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Equipment and training: Germany supports police build-up in Croatia

    Equipment and training: Germany supports police build-up in Croatia

    The Croatian police are known for their brutality and human rights violations at the country’s external borders, yet the German governments continues to train them. Number plate scanners, thermal imaging cameras and vehicles could be used for pushbacks in violation of international law. Croatia has been an official member of the European Union since 2013. […]

  • New Western Balkans hub for Europol and Frontex

    New Western Balkans hub for Europol and Frontex

    Although the EU agencies can now cooperate more closely with selected third countries, there have hardly been any formats for the political and strategic agreement of border police measures outside the Schengen area. Austria has now created facts for South Eastern Europe. After a two-day „Return Conference“, Austria’s Ministry of the Interior announced on Tuesday […]

  • After Albania and Montenegro, Frontex now plans mission in Serbia

    After Albania and Montenegro, Frontex now plans mission in Serbia

    After Albania, the EU Border Agency has started an operation in Montenegro. The mission at the Croatian land border is to be extended to the sea borders. A status agreement with northern Macedonia is about to be signed, negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina are continuing. On 15 July the EU border agency Frontex launched a […]

  • Western Balkans: Clandestine connection to EU databases

    Western Balkans: Clandestine connection to EU databases

    Even without imminent EU accession, all third countries in South-East Europe will gradually be connected to European information systems. They will set up a fingerprint database along the lines of the EU model and, as in the Prüm Treaty, will make it possible to query biometric data. Secret services in the Western Balkans also use […]