NATO Workshop

Ohrid, 10-13 June 2013


Three representatives of the Directorate for Security of Classified Information participated in the NATO workshop on advanced research for development of the cyber-defence policy was held on 10-13 June 2013 in Ohrid.

The lectures were prepared and given by the distinguished academics, professors from the Norwich University from the USA, which was also a co-organizer of the workshop, professors from St. Cyril and Methodius University – Skopje, the St. Apostol Pavle University – Ohrid, from the Military Academy General Mihailo Apostolski – Skopje, from universities from Moldova, Greece, Croatia and other member countries of the Alliance, as well as a professor from the NATO Training Centre in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany.

The aim of the workshop was to transfer the educational and research experiences and practices, as well as their comparison with concrete experiences of the ministries in the Republic of Macedonia. In this sense, the pool of participants in the workshop included representatives of the Directorate for Security of Classified Information, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia.

The agenda for the workshop also included educational exercises aimed at determining the position and the competences of the entities and the institutions within the state related to the development and implementation of the cyber defence strategy, and to the positioning and establishing communication with other such entities in the state and wider.