In accordance with its approach of active and practice-oriented science the BIM is engaged in the EU integration policy, primarily in the context of EU enlargement, but increasingly also in the context of the European neighbourhood policy. Using scientific know-how the institute dedicates itself to political counselling and research on the EU acquis communautaire and on EU "good practices" with regard to human rights, rule of law and "good governance".
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On 10.06.2013, on the eve of Croatia becoming the 28th member of the European Union, the final event of the Twinning project “Establishing a comprehensive system for anti-discrimination protection” took place in Zagreb at the premises of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia.
The crucial training phase of the EU Twinning project between Austria, Germany and Turkey started on 6 May 2013. The project aims at enhancing the implementation capacity of the Turkish National Police to prevent disproportionate use of force. For this end the legal framework as well as standard operating procedures shall be amended.
On 28th June 2012 the final event of the Twinning project “Implementation of Personal Data Protection Strategy” with the participation of high-level data protection experts and diplomats from Austria and Slovenia, representatives of the EU delegation, project stakeholders and project members and Montenegrin experts and decision makers was held in Podgorica.
On March 7, 2012 - on the eve of the International Women’s Day - the official closing ceremony of the Twin
"Umbauarbeiten. Was Staaten für einen EU-Beitritt leisten müssen und wie sie dabei unterstützt werden."
Feature on demand (in German only): http://oe1.orf.at/programm/283761