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

25.11.2020
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

12.11.2020
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”

12.11.2020
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

03.11.2020
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...

“Money laundering is complex and criminals have sophisticated ways of moving money around”

28.10.2020
Laura Liguori, a judge from Italy, has spent much of the past decade working on international projects for the EU or in EU Common Security and Defence Policy Missions. This has included two deployments at EUPOL COPPS – the first in 2015 – 2016, and...

“Environmental crimes are a threat to coming generations. It’s a motivation to do better”

20.10.2020
Henrik Forssblad grew up in the town of Hudiksvall in the north of Sweden. The town is in a region of forests and lakes, and Forssblad believes that the surroundings he grew up in inspired him to pursue a career fighting environmental crime as a...