Lieutenant-General Vincenzo Coppola from the Italian Carabinieri has today taken up his duties as the new Civilian Operations Commander

"I look forward to apply my professional experience in international crisis-management and in the wider European security and defence environment to benefit in my new task as EU Civilian Operations Commander. This at a time when the world...

“Fairness, correctness and leadership”

This is what the Mission’s new Deputy Head, Dr. Katja Dominik believes will be the expectations to her, in her role as Chief of Staff for the 110 Mission Members in EUPOL COPPS.

EUPOL COPPS’ hometown Governor welcomes the Acting Head of Mission

Since its deployment to Palestine in 2006, the headquarters of EUPOL COPPS has been located in Ramallah. Yesterday, the Acting Head of Mission, Dr. Katja Dominik was warmly welcomed by the Governor of Ramallah and Al-Bierh, Dr. Laila Ghannam in the...

New Civilian Operations Commander appointed

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy//Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini yesterday announced the appointment of Mr Vincenzo Coppola as the Director for the Civilian Planning...

A Danish prosecutor lends a helping hand to Palestinian counterparts

When Andreas Laursen joined the EUPOL COPPS Mission in Ramallah as a Prosecution Expert, he was aware that his secondment would also partly be a walk down memory lane.
The 52-year-old father of two has a special passion for the Middle East, having...

Preparing Palestinian prisoners for release and return into society

Prisoners’ rehabilitation and reintegration into society are cornerstones in good prison management and form parts of internationally accepted minimum standards.