Horizontal FacilityThe European Union and Council of Europe signed Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey (hereafter referred to as “Horizontal Facility”) on 23 May 2016. The Horizontal Facility builds on the Council of Europe and EU Policy priorities in the context of the Western Balkans and Turkey and on the Council of Europe expertise in standard-setting, monitoring and cooperation methodologies. It aims to improve implementation of key recommendations of relevant Council of Europe monitoring and advisory bodies in the areas indicated in the Statement of Intent signed on 1 April 2014 by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and the European Union Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy. Phase I of the Horizontal Facility begun on 24 May 2016 and lasted until 24 May 2019. It is succeeded by Phase II of the Horizontal facility which is planned to last until 24 May 2022. 

Project News Project News

Civil society organisations and public officials discuss the results of a regional risk assessment and the management of risks of terrorist financing using the non-profit-organisations sector

21-23 June On-line Conference

In an on-line conference on 21-23 June, public officials from the beneficiary jurisdictions and non-profit-organisations (NPO) came together to discuss how best to manage the risks of terrorist financing (TF) through the NPO sector in a way that is effective and remains mindful of the work and...

Read More

Regional workshop on managing corruption risks in public procurement and contract execution

15-17 December 2021 ON-LINE WORKSHOP

On 15-17 December 2021, the Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Division (ECCD) organised an online workshop for officials from relevant procurement institutions in Western Balkans and Turkey on managing corruption risks in public procurement and contract execution. As a follow-up to...

Read More

Liability of Legal Entities for Corruption and Money Laundering Offences: Improved understanding of the available tools and practices by officials in the Western Balkans and Turkey

3-4 November 2021 On-line Workshop

On 3-4 November 2021, over 60 representatives of the law enforcement, the prosecutors’ offices, members of the judiciary, as well as policymakers from the six beneficiaries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) participated in an online...

Read More

— 3 Items per Page
Showing 1 - 3 of 6 results.
Contacts Contacts
Unit for Eastern and Southeastern Europe (E & SEE)

Contacts in Headquarters (Strasbourg)

Head of Unit
Phone: +33 (0)3 88 41 25 11
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 41 39 55
Email: Evgeni.EVGENIEV [at] coe.int

Senior Project Officer
Phone: +33 (0)3 88 41 30 83
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 41 39 55
Email: Ignacio.ESPINOSA [at] coe.int

Project Assistant
Ms Joanna GEBER
Phone: +33 (0)3 90 21 60 80
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 41 39 55
Email: Joanna.GEBER [at] coe.int



  Annual Reports

      2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 
      2017 - 2018

  Activities annually

      2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 -
      2019 - 2020 - 2021