CSD » Security Program » New Security Agenda » Events




[ 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | 1999 | 1998 ]
Workshop: Combating Corruption in the State Administration and the Security Forces
On 16-17 December, 2004 the CSD jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria held an anti-corruption workshop under the Memorandum for Cooperation in the field of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration between Bulgaria and Macedonia. more »
Lecture of the UNDP Resident Representative
Mr. Neil Buhne, UNDP Resident Representative, delivered a lecture on the best and worst practices in governnance and its relations to security on November 10, 2004 at the Rakovski Defense and Staff College. more »
Second Annual International Conference: NATO, EU and the New Risks: A Southeast Europe Perspective
The Second Annual International Conference, organized by the Center for the Study of Democracy as part of the series of events addressing the new security threats, was held on October 29-30, 2004 in Sofia. The forum benefited from the participation of NATO Deputy Secretary General and EU representatives, as well as government ministers, professional military and security leaders from Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria. more »
Public discussion: Transportation, Smuggling, and Organized Crime
On October 14, 2004 the Center for the Study of Democracy presented its new analytical report Transportation, Smuggling, and Organized Crime at a round table discussion in Sofia Hotel Balkan. The report analyses the participation of transportation companies in smuggling practices. more »
Meeting to Discuss the Recommendations in the Transportation, Smuggling and Organized Crime Report
On October 12, 2004 the CSD hosted a meeting to discuss the conclusions and recommendations of the Transportation, Smuggling and Organized Crime report. The meeting was attended by Mr. Jeremy Hill, Ambassador, British Embassy, Mr. Boyko Kotzev and Mr. Roumen Stoilov, Deputy Ministers of Interior, Mr. Assen Assenov, Customs Agency Director, members of the Expert group which has developed the report and CSD experts. more »
Round table: Reporting on Organized Crime
The Philadelphia Inquirer reporter George Anastasia took part in a discussion about the role of the media in the fight against organized crime on September 29, 2004 at the CSD. Mr. Anastasia has been writing about organized and disorganized crime for the past twenty years, covering the action from Atlantic City and South Philadelphia. more »
6th Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime: “Crime and Economy and Crime Economy”
On September 2-4, 2004 the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the University of Tilburg organized in Berlin a colloquium on the issues of cross-border crime. It aimed to reveal the links between legal and illegal entrepreneurs, the vulnerability of the legal economy and the ways to counteract organized business crime. more »
Countering the New Security Challenges: the Experience of Norway and Bulgaria
On June 23, 2004 the Center for the Study of Democracy held a seminar on the new challenges to the national and international security. Norwegian and Bulgarian experts shared experience on the mechanisms to prevent and counter organized crime and international terrorism and discussed the possible role of the police in the international security policy. more »
International seminar: The Impact of (Future) Accession to the European Union on the National Legal System
On April 16-17, 2004, CSD hosted an international seminar, organized jointly with the T.M.C. Asser Institute, the Hague, the Netherlands, and Jean Monnet Chair at the Law Department, New Bulgarian University. more »