The goal of the project “Promoting Comprehensive Security Sector Reform“, which was supported by the National Endowment for Democracy, is to address in more details the issues that were initiated in the proposal in 14 points presented in July 2012 by the Protector of Citizens Saša Janković and The Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection Rodoljub Šabić for improvement of actual condition in the area of data protection, which is still to a large extent at odds with the Constitutional guarantees – and which has not been fully adopted up to this date .
Accordingly, a project of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade (CEAS) entitled Adoption of Law on Security Vetting - Towards Greater Consistency with the Constitution, supported by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Serbia, aims at opening a wide public debate on security vetting, regulation of this area in other countries, legislative regulation and relevant practice in Serbia, as well as giving specific recommendations for improving the current situation.
CEAS present you an analysis“The Missing Link: Security Sector Reform, ‘Military Neutrality’ and EU integration in Serbia", which analyzes the current situation in Serbia’s security sector; the mechanisms the European Union has in order to enable Serbia to implement sustainable reforms in the security sector, with specific focus on Chapter 31 and the political criteria; a map of needs and key focus-points for reform, along with specific conclusions and recommendations for all relevant actors.
CEAS intern Savely Zakharenko, a 2nd year college student from Duke University in the United States, has written about the Islamic State (ISIS), a newly formed and powerful insurgency currently sweeping through wide expanses of territory throughout Iraq and Syria. Though still a new, unpredictable power, the extremist Sunni insurgency, now a declared Caliphate, has significantly worried the West, especially the United States, who had just recently finished their military withdrawal from Iraq, and leaders throughout the Middle East.
CEAS plan for improvement of the state of the security system in Serbia with special focus on protection of constitutionally guaranteed human rights: right to privacy and personal data protection, supported by the National Endowment for Democracy from Washington, USA.