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09.03.2020
Meet Dareen Salhieh, Family Protection Chief Prosecutor for the Palestinian Public Prosecution. She joined the Public Prosecution in 2002 as the first female Assistant Prosecutor in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. For...
06.03.2020
A state of emergency was declared by President Mahmoud Abbas on 5 March 2020 as a result of an outbreak of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, in the West Bank. The declaration was followed by the publication...
06.03.2020
In advance of International Women’s Day 2020 on Sunday 8 March, EUPOL COPPS welcomes the efforts of its Palestinian partners in law enforcement and rule of law agencies as well as civil society and international...
05.03.2020
Around 30 international and Palestinian experts from government, civil society and international organisations met on 4 March to provide input and comments to the strategy for Palestine’s judicial system. The strategy...
03.03.2020
The senior management from the Palestinian Ministry of Justice met for a two-day workshop on 27-28 February 2020 in Jericho to discuss the Ministry’s strategy and how it will be implemented until the end of 2022. The...
19.02.2020
To support Palestine in the fight against organised crime, EUPOL COPPS advisers delivered a workshop on 17 February 2020 for 20 officials from the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior’s National Programme on...
18.02.2020
In order to support Palestine’s efforts to combat cybercrime, EUPOL COPPS delivered a training for 6 Palestinian judges on 15 February 2020 on the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and the dark net. The objective was to...
17.02.2020
The Spanish Police hosted a delegation of four senior officers from the Palestinian Civil Police / Special Police Force (SPF) to share innovative new perspectives on tactics and operating procedures, in particular...
13.02.2020
EUPOL COPPS financed a human rights training on 11 February 2020 for 16 Palestinian prosecutors on international standards for prison inspections. Inspecting detention facilities to ensure that they meet minimum...
12.02.2020
Five one-day training sessions which took place from 12 January – 9 February 2020 allowed 17 members of the Diwan, Palestine’s Advisory and Legislation Bureau, to get expert guidance on how to best draft legislation....

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