This meeting will be the first time that chiefs of police from the OSCE area will meet at the highest level. It is part of the Organization's focus in 2006 on combating organized crime.
OSCE Chiefs of Police Meetings is organized by the Belgian Chairmanship of the OSCE, Belgian Federal Police Service and the OSCE Strategic Police Matters Unit.
The meeting aims to:
Chiefs of police of the 56 participating States and from Asian and Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation will participate in the meeting.
OSCE Policing OnLine Information System is to be presented and launched by the Strategic Police Matters Unit within the framework of the Session II on co-operation in practice: obstacles, best practices and opportunities.