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EUPOL COPPS Penitentiary Advisors facilitated a restart of the Prison Coordination Group

EUPOL COPPS Penitentiary Advisors facilitated a restart of the Prison Coordination Group

EUPOL COPPS Penitentiary Advisors facilitated a restart of the Prison Coordination Group. The aim is to restart a formalized cooperation between the international agencies and implementers that undertake activities in the field of penitentiary and detention across the security sector in the Palestinian Territories. The meeting brought together colleagues from UNWOMEN, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), US States Security Coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (USSC), Defense for Children International (DCI) and the Independent Commission of Human Rights, (ICHR).

EUPOLCOPPS hosted representatives of the main Justice sector's institutions

EUPOLCOPPS hosted representatives of the main Justice sector's institutions

In the frame of strengthening under local ownership the key functions of the justice sector institutions, the Mission hosted Honourable Judge Abdel Nasser Abu Samhadaneh, Head of the Technical Office of the Constitutional Court, Honourable Judge Ahed Tuqan Director of the Training and Planning Department of High Judicial Council and Honourable Judge Bilal Abu Hantash, Director of Palestine Judicial Institute, for a join meeting. During the meeting the representatives of the main justice sector´s institutions exchanged views and discussed on enhancing the future cooperation in order to improve and spread constitutional culture among all the justice sector´s actors. The Mission is committed to support the initiatives related to justice and security sector reform as a prerequisite for sustainable development.

EUPOLCOPPS in partnership with PCP hosted a workshop to support the establishment of Palestinian Civil Police Women’s Network

EUPOLCOPPS in partnership with PCP hosted a workshop to support the establishment of Palestinian Civil Police Women’s Network

EUPOLCOPPS in partnership with PCP hosted a workshop to support the establishment of Palestinian Civil Police Women’s Network, (PCPWN).  The 27 women in attendance are the founding members of the Network.  The workshop reached its intended objectives enhance the PCPWN’s  understanding of how a Police Network functions, present an example of Terms of Reference, and an exercise to start developing their own Vision, Mission and  Values for their Terms of Reference.  A committee of eight founding members was established to accomplish the first draft of their Terms of Reference and   refine their work plan.  The Founding Members signed the founding document to establish the Network.

A senior Police adviser conducts a training  for three senior Palestinian Police officers

A senior Police adviser conducts a training for three senior Palestinian Police officers

A senior EUPOL COPPS Police adviser conducted  this week a training  for three senior Palestinian Police officers on how to develop a national police strategic plan. Ozkan Baran, the Mission’s Planning and Policy Police Adviser, introduced several different national police strategic plans which were already developed and implemented and bore fruit. The training for the officers from Research and Planning Development Administration and Department from Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) was followed by a discussion session focused on how the PCP may implement these experiences during the development period of PCP Strategic Plan 2022-2027.  Strategic planning is  the development of a general  blueprint for the future. It is a process by which an organization's mission, goals, and objectives (means for achieving goals) are defined, implemented, evaluated, and updated on a continual basis. Baran has more than 30 years of experience in police sciences in Turkey. During his diverse experience, he worked for NATO-led mission in Afghanistan and a Planning officer for United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.

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