BELGRADE – To what extent MPs monitor the work of the police is the main topic of the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP) event on Wednesday, June 20 at 11 AM in the Media Centre (Secondary Hall, II floor, Terazije 3, Belgrade).

Research on the quality of parliamentary oversight of the police and recommendations for strengthening the National Assembly’s oversight role on the work of the police will be presented at the event.

The recommendations presented will be an integral part of the Roadmap for Strengthening the Police Integrity in the Western Balkans.

Members, deputy members and the Chairperson of the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, representatives of parliamentary groups in the National Assembly, representatives of the Ministry of Interior, representatives of independent control institutions, civil society organizations’ members and the media are invited to participate.

The focus of the discussion will be:

  • To what extent is the National Assembly exercising its supervisory role of the executive power?
  • What is the impact of the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee on police oversight?
  • What are the effects of asking parliamentary questions on security?
  • How important are the reports of independent control institutions for parliamentary oversight of the police?
  • What needs to be done to improve the parliamentary oversight of the police?

The research and recommendations will be presented by:

  • Vladimir Erceg, BCSP researcher
  • Pavle Dimitrijević, Head of Legal Team, Centre for Research, Transparency and Accountability – CRTA

Moderator:

Due to the limited number of seats, please RSVP by Tuesday, June 19, by email to office@bezbednost.org or by phone at 011/3287226.

The panel discussion is organized as part of the project “Western Balkans Pulse for Police Integrity and Trust” supported by the European Union (EU) through the programme “Civil Society Facility”. The views and opinions presented at the event do not necessarily represent the views of the EU.

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