Danubius International Conferences, 4th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

The Cooperation of the Danube Countries within the Priority Area 11 of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region /EUSDR/

Krasimir Koev
Last modified: 2014-06-04


Objectives: The goal of this paper is to underline the importance of the issues, which are object of intervention within Priority 11 of the EUSDR, namely working together to tackle security and organized crime. Prior Work: The author has presented a large scale study on the security issues in European context, reflected in his PhD dissertation. Approach: Exploration of the existing EU programming documents and strategic plans for cooperation in the area of security. Results: Through examining the progress of activities and results within the Priority area 11 of the EUSDR, the author outlines the contribution of Bulgaria for the cooperation in security within the Danube region. Implications: The paper can attract the attention of academics, stakeholders and NGOs on initiating of projects within the Priority area 11 of EUSDR. Value: The added value of the paper is in finding the interconnection between guaranteeing the security in all its types within the Danube space and the prosperity of the region.