Technical Assessment Reports
First Regional Workshop
The "First Regional Workshop on the Strengthening of Justice and Home Affairs Statistic in the Western Balkans" was held in Skopje from 12-14
May 2010 as a part of the project "Development of Monitoring Instruments for Judicial and Law Enforcement Institutions in the Western Balkans", with the support of European Union under the 2006 CARDS project.
The workshop was attended by experts from relevant justice and home affairs (JHA) institutions of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo under UNSCR 1244, Montenegro, Serbia and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, covering police, prosecution, courts, border authorities and national statistical offices as well as UNODC staff and local focal points, project partners and associates and relevant international organizations.
The meeting was attended by 37 participants from 7 countries/territories of the region in the addition to representatives from 10, regional, international or non-governmental organizations and two independent experts.
The workshop was opened by His Excellency Mr. Mihailo Manevski, Minister of Justice of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Introductory statements were also made by Mr. Patrick Paquet, First Secretary of the Delegation of the European Union to the The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ms. Carla Ciavarella, Regional Representative of the United Nations on Drugs and Crime for Southeast Europe. Participants agreed on the importance of straightening the capacities of Justice and Home Affairs institutions, including police, prosecution, courts and institutions involved in asylum, visa and migration issues, to record, compile, report and disseminate statistics that are timely, accurate, reliable and in accordance with international standards and EU acquis and current practices.
Participants have also agreed on the individual, national priority needs of training on the development of administrative systems of collection, aggregation, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data in accordance with the EU and other international standards. Participants decided that the training phase should start in September 2010 and that an integral part of the training will be a pilot data collection exercise.
First Regional Workshop Conclusions in English language:
First Regional Workshop Conclusions in local languages:
GUIDELINES in English: