Past Activities

The activities below are all past activities. However they are kept on the website for informational and archival purposes.

National Security and Human Rights Conference Serbia
May 22 2013

Publication on Promoting Good Governance in the Security Sector of Turkey
Winter 2012

Follow-up training: the implementation of the Backhome Action Plan
21-24 January 2013

Winter Course TOBB-CESS
18 January - 8 February 2013

Conference Good Governance of the Security Sector in Turkey: Reflections and Prospects
14 December 2012

Study Visit Turkish Delegation to The Hague
29 October - 2 November 2012

Training Course on Human Rights in Civil-Military Relations
24 Sep – 12 Oct 2012

Training Workshop: Civil Direction of the Military
25-27 June 2012

Conference: Civil Direction of the Military
22 June 2012

Training Workshop: The Rule of Law and the Security Sector
9-11 May 2012

Conference: The Rule of Law and the Security Sector
8 May 2012

Interactive Seminar: Financial Accountability and Budgetary Transparency of the Defence Sector
14-16 March 2012

High Level Meeting: Financial Accountability and Transparency in the Security Sector
13 March 2012

Interactive Seminar: Democratic Oversight of the Security Sector
7-9 December 2011

High Level Meeting: Democratic Oversight of the Security Sector
6 December 2011

Training Course 4: Strengthening Parliamentary oversight of the Security Sector
5-7 October 2011

Publication of the Expert Report
4 October 2011

Book Launch: Strengthening Oversight of the Security Sector in Georgia: an Agenda
4 October 2011

Interactive Seminar: Civil Direction of the Military
14-16 September 2011

Training Course 3: Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight for the Security Sector: Skills, Tools and Techniques
22-24 June 2011

Training of Trainers
19-21 June 2011

High Level Meeting: Civil Direction of the Military: Sharing Experiences
13 September 2011

Border Management Training in Dushanbe
18-22 April 2011

Study Visit Delegation of the Parliament of Georgia to The Hague
5 - 8 April 2011

Interactive Seminar: the Rule of Law and the Security Sector
23-25 March 2011

High Level Meeting: the Rule of Law and the Security Sector
22 March 2011

High Level Meeting: Financial Accountability and Transparency in the Security Sector
14 December 2010

Interactive Seminar: Financial Accountability and Budgetary Transparency of the Defence Sector
14-16 December 2010

Training Course 2: Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight for the Security Sector: Skills, Tools and Techniques
30 November - 2 December 2010

EU Negotiation Training on Agriculture and Rural Development (Workshop 4)
15-19 November 2010

EU Negotiation Training on Economic and Trade Policies (Workshop 3)
18-22 October 2010

Interactive Seminar: Democratic Oversight of the Security Sector
13-15 October 2010

High Level Meeting: Democratic Oversight of the Security Sector
12 October 2010

Training Course 1: Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight for the Security Sector: Skills, Tools and Techniques
6-8 October 2010

Key Qualifications in Negotiating with the European Union (Workshop 1 and 2)
19-22 July 2010 and 20-23 September 2010

The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Its Impact on the Management of Defence Resources, Defence Procurement Systems and their Transparency
30 June-1 July 2010

Positive Experiences and Examples of the Parliamentary Committees for Security in SEE
27-29 June 2010

GPP seminar V: Parliamentary Oversight of Security Policy: Tools and Challenges in the Process of Reform
25 June 2010

Training of SSR Trainers
16-18 June 2010

Regional Conference on NATO Integration in SEE: Developing a Common Transatlantic Vision and Future Perspectives
31 May – 1 June 2010

Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) and its future implementation in SEE
27-29 April 2010

Advanced Course on Security Sector Reform
22-26 March 2010

Book Launch: SSR in the Republic of Moldova: Strenthening Oversight of the Security Sector
20 January 2010

GPP seminar IV: Implementation of Policy
16 December 2009

Concluding Conference: Academia Meets Government and Parliament in Turkey
19-20 November 2009

GPP seminars II & III: Financial Accountability and Budgetary Transparency & Institutional Renewal
18-19 November 2009

Introductory Training Course on Security System Reform
16-20 November 2009

Pilot Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector
5-6 November 2009

Training Course IV: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector (2009)
2-4 November 2009

Harmonie Paper Launch and Conference on Changing Civil-Military Relations
26-27 October 2009

Conference on Security Sector Reform in Central Asia
24-25 September 2009

High-level Conference 'SSR in Central-Asia'
24 - 25 September 2009

Training Course III: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector
14-16 July 2009

Security Studies Summertraining Programme
15-18 June 2009

GPP seminar I:Review of defence and security documents
8 April 2009

Expert Seminar on Common Norms and Good Practices of Civil-Military Relations in the EU
26-27 March 2009

Training Course: Disaster Relief and Crisis Management (Almaty)
19-21 March 2009

Training Course: Disaster Relief and Crisis Management (Astana)
16-18 March 2009

Winter Course: New Challenges in Security: Trends, Lessons and Developments
19-30 January 2009

Training Course II: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector
16-18 December 2008

Workshop on Security Studies Teaching for the 21st Century
15-16 December 2008

Discussion Seminars on Democratic Governance: Transparency, accountability and parliamentary oversight
24, 25 and 26 November 2008

Training Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector - Defence (Almaty)
11-13 September 2008

Training Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector - Law Enforcement (Almaty)
6-8 November 2008

Training Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector - Law Enforcement (Astana)
3-5 November 2008

Training Course I on Democratic Governance in the Security Sector
27-28 October 2008

Training Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector - Defence (Astana)
8-10 September 2008

Publication 'Common Norms and Good Practices of Civil-Military Relations in the EU'
July 2008

Publication 'Peace support operations: The past and the future. Papers of the Ankara seminar'
July 2008

Academic Conference: Perceptions and misperceptions in the EU and Turkey - Stumbling blocks on the road to accession
26-27 June 2008

Try Out Course: Democratic Governance in the Security Sector: Defence (Almaty)
26-28 June 2008

High Level Meeting: Starlink and Democratic Governance in the Security Sector
24 June 2008

MPP Seminar: Draft Expert Report and Visit Moldovan Delegation to Netherlands
18-21 April 2008

MPP seminar: Human Rights and International Obligations
27 February 2008

Concluding Conference: “Democratic Governance in the Security Sector: Lessons of the STARLINK Programme in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”
13 December 2007

Starlink concluding conference: “Democratic Governance in the Security Sector: Lessons of the STARLINK Programme in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”
13 December 2007

Evaluation meeting Starlink programme, Groningen
11 December 2007

Evaluation meeting Starlink II programme, Groningen
11 December 2007

MPP seminar: Overseeing Implementation of Policy
5 December 2007

Conference on Peace Operations: The past and the future
12-13 November 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Yerevan, Armenia)
27-29 September 2007

MPP seminar: Institutional Renewal and Creating Effective Mechanisms
19 September 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Baku, Azerbaijan)
6-8 September 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Yerevan, Armenia)
21-23 June 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Intelligence (Kiev, Ukraine)
7-9 June 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Intelligence (Chisinau, Moldova)
24-26 May 2007

MPP seminar: Financial Accountability and Budgetary Transparency
23 May 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Baku, Azerbaijan)
19-21 April 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Yerevan, Armenia)
30 March - 1 April 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Intelligence (Gudauri, Georgia)
26-28 March 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Intelligence (Kiev, Ukraine)
22-24 March 2007

MPP seminar: Reviewing Defence and Security Documents
21 February 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Baku, Azerbaijan)
14-17 February 2007

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Law Enforcement (Dnipropetrovsk, Ukr.)
14–16 Dec. 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Law Enforcement (Chisinau, Moldova)
15-19 Nov. 2006

Training Course on European and Euro-Atlantic Defence and Security Co-operation: SCG's and BiH's Future Role
20-21 October 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Law Enforcement (Tbilisi, Georgia)
11-15 October 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Law Enforcement (Lviv, Ukraine)
28 - 30 September 2006

Training Course on Defence Reform and Parliamentary Oversight in the Security Sector Context
22-23 September 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Kiev, Ukraine)
1-3 June 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Tbilisi, Georgia)
18-20 May 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Chisinau, Moldova)
13-15 April 2006

Expert Roundtable and Seminar Armenia
10-11 March 2006

Training Course on Democratic Governance: Defence (Kiev, Ukraine)
9-11 February 2006

Tools for Reform and Decision-Making in Defence and Security
1-2 April 2005

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