13.12.2018, 16:07

20th Meeting of the PCC SEE Expert Working Group

Tirana, Albania - The 20th meeting of the PCC SEE Expert Working Group (EWG) – a statutory body composed of nominated national representatives of the PCC SEE Contracting Parties - took place on 11 and 12 December 2018, under the auspices of the Albanian Chairmanship-in-Office and in co-organization with the PCC SEE Secretariat.  The EWG reviewed the developments in the five PCC SEE core clusters and discussed the next steps to be taken in each respectively, as well learned about the most recent developments in the Integrative Internal Security Governance (IISG) in the Western Balkans. In light of the newly signed EU Prüm-inspired framework for automated exchange of data, they presented the state of play in its on-going ratification process and discussed further details related to its technical implementation.  The EWG members were also informed about the announced change in the leadership of the PCC SEE Secretariat as of January 2019 and the accession process of Croatia to the PCC SEE family.