Initial meeting of participants of International training course for station commanders, which is held from 9th until M13th March 2009 in PHS-BPTC in Sremska Kamenica, is prepared in cooperation with Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and experts from educational institutions as well as borderguard police of Southeastern European countries. The course is attended by 31 participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, while lecturers are from Austria, Estonia and Slovenia.
- There is no course like this one in European Union – said Mr Dušan Burian, the manager of the course, addressing to guests - in ,as he said , this legendary complex. - I remember sport games where students of this school used to achieve remarkable results. We gathered around this project which will, I hope, have the same renown. You are supposed to achieve new skills in practical management, not for the sake of your personal education but to transfer them further on. This is a pioneer work. Our aim will be achieved when I see you performing this course.
On behalf of MoI of the Republic of Serbia, Janoš Kopas, head of Directorate for Police education, Professional Development and Science and Dragan Gligorić head deputy of Border Police Directorate wished participants successful work.
- You will be the ones who will carry out conclusions of the Ministrers of Interior Conference of Eastern European countries, which has just finished in Belgrade, - said Biljana Puškar, director of the School/Center in her welcome speech to the participants of the course. – Our Minister of Police Mr Ivica Dačić pointed out the importance of cooperatiopn of police in region for the internal safety of each country and the fight against organized crime.
This kind of training will contribute to the creation of strong network wich will catch members of transborder organized crime.