This report, produced by the SPMU, contains summaries of the sessions of the meeting, as well as participants' recommendations on lessons learned, international co-operation and fight against transnational threats.
The APEM 2010 provided a platform where experts from the participating States and international and regional organisations discussed the topic of further enhancing OSCE police-related activities, based on the findings of the above mentioned report.
More than 120 police experts from the participating States, Partners for Co-operation (including Afghanistan), as well as several international and regional partner organisations participated in the event, which was organised by the SPMU.
The discussions aimed at identifying ways, on the basis of the OSCE’s unique strengths, expertise and capabilities, to further enhance OSCE’s police-related activities in general, and in particular to:
Following the opening session, three working sessions focused on:
In the closing session, a number of final conclusions, prepared by the Senior Police Adviser to the OSCE Secretary General were discussed by the participants.
The conclusions will be discussed further at the Security Committee of the Permanent Council as well as at the Annual Security Review Conference on June 2010.