Support to Security Sector Reform . A- new approach towards Human Security in Albania. How It Started. During crisis in 1997: 1,300 Army, Police and National Intelligence Service stores were looted 550,000 small arms, 900 million rounds and six million explosives were stolen
A- new approach towards Human Security in Albania
During crisis in 1997:
UNDP assisted Albania through
three Weapons Collection projects:
Dec 1998 – Jan 2000 Gramsh
Pilot Project (GPP)
Jun 2000 – Jan 2002 Weapons
in Exchange for Development
Feb 2002 – Feb 2004 Small
Arms and Light Weapons
Control Project (SALWC)
WED Elbasan & Diber
5,700 weapons collected
3 million rounds of ammos
16,000 weapons destroyed
23 Development Projects = $1,800,000 (2)
WED in Gramsh
5,891 weapons collected
10 million rounds
12 Development Projects = $800,000 (1)
SALWC in 5 Prefectures
Kukes, Lezha, Shkodra, Vlora and Tirana
66 DP Projects = $1.5 million
App. 10.000 weapons collected
App. 7 million rounds of ammos collected
71,544 explosives collected (3)
NOTE: SALWC projectwas not at any time directly involved inactual collection of weapons
Public Awareness & Information (PAI)
Development Projects (DP)
Logistic support to MoPO (WC)
Data-base weapons control system
POLICE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
COMMUNITY SAFETY AND SECURITYSupport To Security Sector Reform Programme (SSSR)
COMMUNITY BASED POLICING
SUPPORT TO POLICE IMAGE
Public/police - Premises
Increase PR Capacities
Community & Police
Improve Police – Public
Building structures to support CBP activities:
The selection of areas within a municipality will be conducted in close
collaboration with LG, according the following criteria:
Identify and establish office and working plan.
Collect information regarding security problems in the quarter by the IT (crimes, robberies etc).
Disseminate information regarding duties and responsibilities of the public through meetings, leaflets, chronics on TV.
Take action on solving several security issues in the community (serving as catalyst).
Monitor security situation in the community by tracking information and progress reports.
Identify a network of support services and refer victims of crimes to those services.
Increase PR Capacities
Support capacity building of the PR office in Police Directorate.
Provide equipment and improve physical infrastructure of the PR office in PD.
Ensure that the PR office is the first information provider to local media (Press conference in local media, press releases).
Develop close relationships with media aiming to increase capacities in media management of PR officers in PD and access to information.
Support improving the public image of the police through PAI activities and campaigns (TV spots, round tables, special chronics on TV, specifically developed informative products like leaflets, brochures, flyers etc).
PR officers in PD develop initiatives in mediation of local media during meetings between the police and the community regarding the community security problems.CBP Phase III- Implementing Initiatives
Community & Police Partnership -Support the improvement of the Police Image
Community & Police Partnership -Encourage and promote
crime prevention and quality of life issues.