Estonian, Kosovo Public Safety Academies Meet ({{commentsTotal}})

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The heads of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety are meeting in Tallinn today to sign a cooperation agreement and mark progress in a two-year project to develop a professional and efficient study program in Kosovo by 2014.

Estonian, Kosovo and Finnish partner institutions have worked together to develop the infrastructure and curriculum necessary for training officials such as police, prison guards, customs agents and rescuers. The project is financed by the European Commission.

The head of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, Lauri Taburi, said in a press release today: "The project is now at the point where the academy being built in Kosovo is nearing completion. Therefore the agreement being signed by the Estonian and Kosovo academies is our guarantee that Estonia's, Finland's and Kosovo's joint work has been successful.“