MINISTRY OF PUBLIC ORDER
HELLENIC POLICE HEADQUARTERS
The General Secretary of the Ministry of Public Order, Mr. Leonidas Evaggelidis, traveled to Bucharest, Romania, yesterday (23-03-06), to take part in the 7th Meeting of the Home Affairs and Public Order Ministers of the Member States of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Agreement (BSEC). Mr. Evaggelidis will be joined by Ministry officials.
The subject of the talks will be the issues related to the enhancement of cooperation between the member states of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Agreement and in particular, on
- Human trafficking,
- Organized crime,
- Illegal immigration.
It should be reminded that the Black Sea Economic Cooperation is an international organization for the Regional Economic Cooperation of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldavia, Ukraine, Serbia-Montenegro, Romania, Russia and Turkey. The Charter was signed on June 5, 1998, in Yalta, by the Heads of the countries mentioned above and it was ratified by the Greek Parliament on November 27, 1999 (L. 2911 / 1999 OJ 83 Α / 16-4-1999).
The principles and the objectives are the following:
- To become active in a spirit of friendly and good neighbourhood relations and to enhance mutual respect, trust, dialogue and cooperation between the member states.
- To further develop bilateral and multilateral cooperation on the basis of the rules and principles of international law.
- To cooperate in order to improve the operational environment and to promote individual and collective initiatives of the enterprises and companies, right at the heart of the economic cooperation process.
- To develop economic cooperation.
- To combat organized crime, terrorism, illegal immigration etc.
For more information:
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