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

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...

EUPOL COPPS nominated as technical adviser to new integrity working group

The Palestinian Prime Minister’s Office, in cooperation with the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), launched a new Integrity, Transparency and Anti-Corruption Working Group on 14 October 2020.

EU appoints Nataliya Apostolova to lead EUPOL COPPS

At a meeting of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union yesterday, Nataliya Apostolova, an experienced diplomat from Bulgaria, was appointed Head of EUPOL COPPS. Ms Apostolova is the first Bulgarian national to be...

EUPOL COPPS advocates for gender equality at meeting with Palestinian Police

At a meeting of Palestinian police officers working on gender issues on 6 October 2020, supported by EUPOL COPPS, the Mission congratulated the Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) on its efforts to advance gender equality and promised continued support...

EUPOL COPPS supports training to put children’s best interests at the heart of justice

A training which took place at the premises of the Palestinian Judicial Institute (PJI) in Ramallah on 5-6 October, and financed by EUPOL COPPS, aimed to mainstream best practices in dealing with children within the Palestinian criminal justice...

“The more effective a tool is in fighting corruption, the more governments will resist it”

In March 2019, the powers of the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to investigate corruption were significantly strengthened, allowing the agency to systemically verify the wealth of around 70,000 Palestinian public officials. These...