Mojanoski, Cane and Bacanovic, Oliver and Dimovski, Zlate and Nikoloska, Svetlana and Mojsoska, Snezana and Dujovski, Nikola and Gerginova, Tatjana (2014) MACEDONIA AND THE BALKANS, A HUNDRED YEARS AFTER THE WORLD WAR I – SECURITY AND EURO-ATLANTIC INTEGRATIONS BOOK OF ABSTRACTS. Faculty of Security- Skopje, Skopje. ISBN ISBN 978-608-4532-46-0

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The International Scientific Conference Ohrid 2014 through scientific articles should contribute to the 100th anniversary from the World War I, through a debate to offer answers to the questions that were current a century ago and to make the intersection of what and how changes are made in this part of Europe. Therefore the Faculty of Security-Skopje determined to organize an International Scientific Conference from the 3rd of June till 5th of June 2014 in Ohrid by the theme Macedonia and the Balkans 100 years from the World War I – Safety and Euro-Atlantic integrations. Thuscontinuing the orientation with organizing international conferences in the field of security so it can contribute to the development of scientific thought and for the decision makers of the regional, national and local level helps using the knowledge and research results for faster, simpler and timely overcome the practical problems that they are facing.This scientific meeting will be attended by over 100 scientific and educational workers from Albania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of Macedonia. The conference will present papers on the following topics:

1. The Balkans and Macedonia in the geostrategic concepts of the European countries and interests:  The Balkans through its historical perspective - is the “candlewick” still existent?  What are the consequences of the military and police conflicts after the World War I and what are their contemporary consequences?
 What is different in the geostrategic position of Macedonia and the Balkans after the World War I?
 Is the resolving of the “Macedonian issue” achieved or is it an open process?
 What are the reasons of the prolonged integrations of Macedonia into the European Union and the Euro-Atlantic structures? What is the position of the Balkan countries in relation to the Euro-Atlantic countries?
 Is the Western Balkan the “appendix” of Europe?
 The Balkans - intersection of cultures and traditions – security implications;
 The cultural and religious differences on the Balkans - security challenges;
 The contemporary position of the Balkans - European or Western;
 Are there any concepts and strategies of the influential subjects in the international relations of the position of the Balkans, i.e. towards the Balkan countries – the Balkans as a strategic interest of the influential countries and subjects?
 The Ohrid Framework Agreement - a model for resolving of ethnical conflicts
 The Balkans and Republic of Macedonia in the Geostrategic concepts of European countries and interests

2. The Balkans, the National Countries and European
 The concept of the national countries and hegemonic concepts and ideologies on the Balkans;
 The reestablishment of the nationalism and nationalistic absoluteness - accelerator of the Balkan conflicts;
 Is the era of Balkan collisions and conflicts terminated?
 Europeanization of the Balkans and Balkanization of Europe;
 Security issues related to the national borders;
 The consequences of the visa liberalization over the Balkan countries and the member states of EU

3. The Police and the inter-police collaboration on the Balkans
 The legal position of the Police and the other law enforcement organizations on the Balkans;
 Forms of collaboration among the Police and the other law enforcement organizations;
 Structure of the inter-police collaboration;
 Contents of the inter-police collaboration;
 Forms of ad hoc institutionalization of the inter-police collaboration;
 The educational systems and the profile of the police profession in the Balkan countries;
 Forms of bilateral and multilateral collaboration on the Balkans in the area of crime management, human traffic, narcotics and psychotropic substances;
 Institutionalization of the regional collaboration in the management of crises and other security issues.
 Is the formation of joined Balkan police forces possible?
 Is the formation of a Balkan net of criminalists as well as a net of individuals in certain expert fields possible?
 Western Balkan outside the European Union?
 Police and crime - public opinion, public confidence

4. Economic and Commercial exchange on the Balkans:
 Contemporary forms of trade, law regulations and relations among the countries;
 Collaboration among the economic subjects between the legal reliability and the security threats and risks;
 Regional collaboration and regional economic policy

5. Democracy, legal state and human rights; their promotion and forms of protection:
 International standards for protection of the human freedoms and rights and the policy of the Balkan countries;
 Forms of protection of the freedoms and rights - experiences and perspectives;
 Strengthening of the rule of law and the responsibleness of the institutions;
 The role of the international organizations in promotion and implementation of the international benchmarks for protection of the human rights of the people on the Balkans;
 Democracy, stabilization, integration;
 The interstate and inter-institutional collaboration in protection of the human freedoms and rights;

6. Criminal Justice, Criminal Policy and Victimization
 Contemporary forms of computer crime (electronic: frauds, procuring, threats, stealing of personal data and other forms of electronic frauds and crime);
 Forms of crime related to the internet and cyber services and modes for their detection;
 Criminal experiences, achievements, methods, means and modes of suppression of the contemporary forms of criminality
 War and crime;
 War and victims of crime;
 War crimes;
 War v.v. reconciliation;
 International aspects of crime and punishment;
 Risk and criminal justice;
 Modernization of Criminal Justice;
 Contemporary challenges of criminology;
 Reform of the criminal and procedural law;

7. Geopolitics in the 21st century and the appearance of new socio-criminological types of crime
 Extra-institutional approach to new forms and types of crime
The foreign policy of great powers and factors that cause forms of terrorism and organized crime in the 21st century

Item Type: Book
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Humanities > Philosophy, ethics and religion
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Political science
Divisions: Faculty of Security
Depositing User: Ms. Olivera Trajanova
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 12:06
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 12:06

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