EUPOL COPPS Head of Mission Kauko Aaltomaa meets Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh in advance of ending his mandate

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh received the Head of the EU Police and Rule of Law Mission in the Palestinian Territory (EUPOL COPPS), Kauko Aaltomaa at his offices in Ramallah today to wish him well for the future before the EU...

“With cybercrime, the perpetrator can be anywhere”

“The main problem with cybercrime is that the perpetrator can be anywhere, including in a different country,” says Dr Alessandro Buono, EUPOL COPPS Cybercrime Expert from Italy. “This is why it’s really important to work on prevention – for example...

EUPOL COPPS Head of Mission meets Director General of Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights to discuss human rights situation

The Head of EUPOL COPPS, Kauko Aaltomaa met the Director General of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights Dr Ammar Dwaik on 14 July 2020 for an in-depth discussion on the current human rights situation in the West Bank, in...

EUPOL COPPS statement related to the arrest of Fayiz Al-Sweiti

EUPOL COPPS has received a number of messages expressing concern about the arrest of Fayiz Al-Sweiti. 
The European Union is founded on the principle of respect for human rights and the protection of fundamental human rights is at the core of the...

EUPOL COPPS funds the printing of 40,000 new templates for criminal record certificates that are almost impossible to forge

As part of EUPOL COPPS’ support for the Palestinian Ministry of Justice, the Mission funded the printing of 40,000 new templates with improved security features that will enable the Criminal Record General Administration to issue non-conviction...

EUPOL COPPS funds training for Diwan to improve quality of legislative drafting and provides IT equipment

Nine legal personnel from the Palestinian Legislation and Advisory Bureau (the Diwan) completed a training on legislative drafting delivered from 16 – 25 June. The training was delivered over 18 hours by a Palestinian expert and funded by EUPOL...