IPA 2017 project is implemented by Gesellschaft fűr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the Italian Ministry of Interior.

GIZ will also provide a grant to the Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC) from the Netherlands, which will act respectively as grantee of GIZ. The successful cooperation between GIZ and CILC under the IPA2010 and IPA2014 projects is continued under ongoing IPA2017 project.

Under the EU funded IPA 2017 a project is run under “Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans” in the South East Europe region. The purpose of the IPA instrument is to assist beneficiary countries in facing the challenges of European integration to implement the reforms needed to progress in the Stabilisation and Association Process, and to lay down the foundations for fulfilling the requirements for achieving EU membership (the Copenhagen criteria). 

Access to IPA/2017 website

IPA/2017 Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans (Factsheet)

Latest News related to IPA/2017


For more information about the project, please consult the “Cooperation with third countries and judicial networks” section of the EJN website.


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