In order to support and assist the regions in implementing local initiatives relating to community policing a fund was required to provide logistical support in educating and informing the public of its activities. The project was needed to oversee and support such initiatives.
The goal of this project was improve confidence and relations between Roma communities, police and local institutions through further strengthening the capacities of Local Prevention Councils to resolve issues related to the ethnic Roma.
With the intention of supporting the development of a sustainable community policing service in the Host Country, the PDD assists the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) in strengthening its prevention structures at central and decentralized levels.
This project goal is to contribute to the MoIAs efforts in decreasing the possession of illegal weapons by citizens through increasing the capacity of the MoIA staff regarding the implementation of the new regulation of weapons possession and raising citizens’ awareness about their rights and obligations regarding weapon possession.