EUPOL COPPS supports efforts to give former criminals a second chance

EUPOL COPPS facilitated a workshop for the Palestinian Ministry of Justice, held in Ramallah on 30 November, designed to create a clear mechanism for rehabilitating criminals convicted of less serious, non-violent offences who wish to be integrated...

New Head of EUPOL COPPS meets Palestinian Prime Minister and other key interlocutors to discuss strengthening cooperation

The new Head of EUPOL COPPS, Nataliya Apostolova, met the Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh at his office today, as well as the Minister of Justice, Mohammad al-Shalaldeh and the Attorney General Akram Al-Khatib in separate meetings.

“Legislative drafting is a difficult art that has to reflect societal needs”

Igor Lai is a lawyer with Romanian and Moldovan citizenship who joined EUPOL COPPS as a Legislative Drafting Expert at the beginning of 2020. EUPOL COPPS is by the nature of its mandate a very technical mission, but even in a mission of technical...

Palestinian Bar Association launches women’s network with EUPOL COPPS support

Nine female members of the Palestinian Bar Association (PBA) launched the first professional network of women lawyers in the West Bank today, designed to foster professional and personal development for Palestinian women in the legal profession. The...

“Plan for the worst. Expect the best”

After spending a year at EUPOL COPPS, José Miguel Santos, from Lisbon, Portugal has returned to his home country, where he is currently working at the Police Sciences Research Centre at the Police Academy. Alongside his job, he is completing a PhD...

EUPOL COPPS funds training in strategic planning for Palestinian Ministry of Justice

Sixteen officials from different units of the Palestinian Ministry of Justice took part in a training on 1 and 2 November designed to strengthen the strategic planning processes in the Ministry. The training was funded by EUPOL COPPS, and delivered...