The Links Between Crime and Terrorism in Europe
Radicalisaiton and terrorism are among the most pressing security threats in the European Union. The possible interaction or convergence between conventional and organised criminals on the one hand and extremists on the other can amplify the risks presented by both security issues. more »
Youth Employment in the Stara Zagora Region
A one-day workshop on youth employment schemes was held in the City of Stara Zagora. The workshop gathered around 40 youth employment stakeholders from Stara Zagora and the region in discussing the state of youth employment in the region and exploring possibilities for building partnerships to enhance youth employment. more »
A Euro-Atlantic Future for Macedonia?
A roundtable discussion on "A Euro-Atlantic Future for Macedonia?" was held in Skopje. The roundtable focused on the role the EU and NATO on the European future of Macedonia, the impact of the progress of Macedonia on the Western Balkans, as well as the experience of neighbouring countries. more »
Financing of Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation
Trafficking in human beings (THB) for the purpose of sexual exploitation has become one of the largest Bulgarian criminal markets since the beginning of the new millennium. Trafficking and prostitution not only generate huge incomes for Bulgarian organised crime but also have detrimental social and economic impact on local communities. more »