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The Director of the CSR took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2022The Director of the CSR took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2022



The Director of the CSR Dr. Aleksandar Nacev took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2022, from 4-5th of October 2022. During the Forum, he took active part in several discussions and panels, presenting the CSR views and analysis. Also, several networking opportunities were used and the CSR was presented to potential foreign partners and institutions.

CSR was part of the research project on cyber bullyingCSR was part of the research project on cyber bullying



On January 31st 2022, three WEASA alumni members from different editions presented their research on cyberbullying in Macedonia and Serbia. One of the researchers was Oliver Risteski MA, our Head of the Department for Law Enforcement Research. The valuable piece of the research caught the attention of the attendees, who shared their appreciation and feedback after the presentation, and demonstrated their deep interest in the topic. The research found out that mostly women and underaged girls are under attack by ex-husbands or ex-partners/boyfriends who share personal photos online without their consent, conduct blackmail, and harass for revenge or other reasons. 

On the following link you can find the full research with the recommendations:

https://www.weasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Research-on-cyber-stalking-in-North-Macedonia-and-Serbia.pdf

CSR Annual convention and 5 year anniversaryCSR Annual convention and 5 year anniversary



Тhis year we marked five years since the establishment of the Center for Security Research (CSR). The CSR marked this important milestone by organizing an Annual Convention, which was attended by representatives from the security and defense sector, domestic and international public, including directors, mayors, members of parliament, NGO representatives and experts. We thank everyone who was present at the Convention!

Guest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on TV AlfaGuest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on TV Alfa



The Director of the Center for security research, Aleksandar Nacev PhD, had a guest appearance at the „Sleep if you can“ TV show, on TV Alfa, in which he spoke about the latest security developments in the situation in Ukraine, the current geopolitical situation and expected shifting, and the possible outcome of the Ukraine conflict.

You can watch the whole guest appearance on the following link:

Delegation from the CSR had a working trip to BrusselsDelegation from the CSR had a working trip to Brussels



A delegation from the Center for security research had a working trip to Brussels, in the period from 7th to 11th of February 2022. During the visit, several meetings and discussions were held with representatives froom the European External Action Service (EEAS), the European Defense Agency, the European Security and Defense College, and several members of European Parliament.

The CSR participated in the Cy-Ex cyber exercise in BudapestThe CSR participated in the Cy-Ex cyber exercise in Budapest



A team from the Center for Security Research took part in the cyber simulation exercise Cy-Ex, organized by MeOut, in the period from 11th to 14th of November in Budapest. The exercise included teams from all the Western Balkans and V4 countries. Our team, which was led by Director Nacev, had a great showing at the exercise, and the event was also used to strengthen our international cooperation with some of our partners who were present there.

Mr. Sedrak gave a lecture at the Institute of European Studies in BelgradeMr. Sedrak gave a lecture at the Institute of European Studies in Belgrade



The Center for Security Research through its representative, Rabi Sédrak held a lecture at the Institute of European Studies in Belgrade, titled “The Implications of Afghanistan Crisis on Europe’s Security – Taliban vs ISIS. The event was organized and hosted by the IES renowned Director Professor Dr. Misa Durkovic and Professor Dr. Stevan Gajic.

Rabi gave a comprehensive analysis on Afghanistan crisis, Taliban, ISIS-K, future immigration waves to Europe and the massive ISIS indoctrination happening in Africa right now. Nevertheless, the political climate in the Balkans and the similarities in the Middle East.

A delegation from the CSR took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2021A delegation from the CSR took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2021



Delegation from the CSR, including the Director Aleksandar Nacev and the Deputy Director Jane Jancheski took part in the Warsaw Security Forum 2021, from 5-6th October 2021. During the Forum, the CSR representatives took active part in several discussions and panels, presenting their views. Also, several networking opportunities were used and the CSR was presented to potential foreign partners and institutions.

Guest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on TV AlfaGuest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on TV Alfa



The Director of the Center for security research, Aleksandar Nacev PhD, had a guest appearance at the tv show „Is something unclear?“ on TV Alfa, in which he spoke about the latest security developments in the country, the reforms in the security and intelligence community, and the conditions in the Army of the Republic of Macedonia. He emphasized that additional work is needed in the crisis management system, and spoke about the need to build individual and national capacities in the field of defence, with the objective to be an equal ally with the other NATO countries.

You can watch the whole guest appearance on the following link:

Guest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on the show „Click Plus“ on TV21Guest appearance of CSR Director Nacev on the show „Click Plus“ on TV21



The Director of the Center for Security Research, Aleksandar Nacev PhD, had a guest appearance on the show „Click Plus“ on TV21, where he spoke about the crisis management and protection and rescue system in Macedonia, and the latest political developments which have some security implications.

You can watch the whole interview on the following link: