What does ‘Internal Inspection’ mean for Correction and Rehabilitation Centres?

‘Internal Inspection’ of prisons is a decisive element in the protection of human rights and prevent ill-treatment of inmates.  
While international human rights instruments make it crystal clear that independent monitoring of prisons is crucial...

Increasing Palestinian readiness to respond to drug-related threats

The ties between drug-related problems and security and health threats was the theme of a week-long seminar facilitated by the Mission’s Anti-Narcotics and Organized Crime Advisor in close cooperation with the Office of the EU Representative in...

A step further towards effective, predictable and participatory legislative processes in Palestine

It is universally acknowledged that a well-designed policy, outlining what a government hopes to achieve, is a precondition for coherent and transparent law making. As such a clear and cohesive policy becomes a centre of gravity in any nation’s...

Strengthening the role of women in Palestinian justice institutions

Gender equality and women’s empowerment are core objectives for EUPOL COPPS and essential in achieving sustainable development in Palestine. The Mission therefore promotes gender equality in all its actions, both internal and external. A recent...

EU’s Civilian Operations Commander visited Palestine

For the first time, since his appointment last September, the EU Civilian Operations Commander Vincenzo Coppola has been visiting the EU Missions in the occupied Palestinian territory.

26 Mission Members awarded the CSDP Service Medal

At a ceremony today in Ramallah, 26 EUPOL COPPS Mission Members were awarded the Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal. The medal is awarded to individuals, both uniformed and civilian, who have served in the EU’s Common Security and...