EUPOL COPPS training supports Palestine align legislation with international treaties

A delegation made up of 13 legal experts from different Palestinian ministries and civil society organisations visited Amman, Jordan on 2-3 December 2019 for a training course organised by EUPOL COPPS on harmonising legislation with international...

Palestinians to raise women’s participation in security sector to double digits

Nihad Wahdan, the head of the Gender Unit at the Ministry of Interior, aims to double the percentage of Palestinian female officers working in Palestine’s 14 security and military institutions to 10 percent in the coming five years.

Palestinian police leaders learn how their Swedish colleagues connect with citizens

A group of six senior Palestinian police officers visited the cities of Stockholm and Malmö between 17 – 23 November to find out more about how the Swedish Police improved and standardised the quality of services provided to citizens and brought the...

VIDEO: Together against domestic violence - meet Police Major Lana Mukhallalati

Lana Mukhallati joined the Palestinian Civil Police in 2004, rising to the rank of Major. Currently, she is the gender coordinator for the police in her hometown, Nablus. As part of her job, she is responsible for overseeing the fight against gender...

EUPOL COPPS provides representatives of EU Member States firsthand look at work in the field

Members of the EU Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management ("CivCom")  Committee are visiting Israel and Palestine from 18 to 22 November, giving them a chance to see the impact of EU support to the region firsthand. The trip focuses on...

Head of Mission first meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute

On 06 November 2019, EUPOL COPPS Head of Mission, Kauko Aaltomaa, paid his first visit to the new Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute (PJI). Judge Kifah Alshouli was appointed on 08 October 2019.