News and Features

01.05.2019
One of the tasks of the Security Sector Working Group is to support the implementation of the Palestinian Security Sector Strategic Plan 2017-2022 – a key instrument in the effort to improve security sector service...
29.04.2019
Drafting legislation is an art and a science. A well drafted bill results not from following ad-hoc practices, but rather a structured and institutionalised law-making process designed to ensure that the legislation...
26.04.2019
Community Policing is the collaboration between local police and citizens of a community aiming at preventing and solving problems. Information Led-Policing enables the police to direct its activities proactively to...
23.04.2019
‘Internal Inspection’ of prisons is a decisive element in the protection of human rights and prevention of ill-treatment of inmates.   While international human rights instruments make it crystal clear that independent...
18.04.2019
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...
17.04.2019
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...
16.04.2019
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...
12.04.2019
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. The four-day visit comprised...
10.04.2019
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...
05.04.2019
A new handbook on Information-Led Policing has just been published. It is a manual-type publication outlining the general framework of Information-Led Policing for use within the Palestinian Civil Police to further the...

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