The EU Mission for the Support of Palestinian Police and Rule of Law

EUPOL COPPS holds Certificate Awards Ceremony for Palestinian counterparts

EUPOL COPPS held this week  a Certificate Awards Ceremony for the legal staff of the Council of Ministers (CoM), Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and other line ministries, on the completion of two trainings organized by the Mission in March and May 2022.

The first training, held in March, focused on leadership and strategic planning and was delivered by a planning expert from Birzeit University, Dr. Samir Baidoun. The main objective of the training was to develop and enhance the capacities of the participants on strategic leadership and management. The training also aimed to show the linkage between the sector strategic objectives, the National Development Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals, including the importance of monitoring and evaluation.

The second training was on legal consultation and analyzing legal texts, was held in May 2022 and its main objective was to raise the capacities of the legal staff of the MoJ and the CoM in analyzing and interpreting legal texts and in understanding the preparatory steps and  methodology for drafting different types of legal opinions and advice. Dr Mohamad Alquaisi from Birzeit University conducted the training.

The  ceremony was attended by Ms. Katja Dominik, the Deputy Head of Mission, Mr Rami Husseini, the Head of the Legal Department at the CoM and Mr. Mamoun Mahamied, the Assistant Deputy Minister of Legal Affairs at the MoJ.

Training is a very useful tool for improving key functions within the Council of Ministers and the MoJ which the Mission is, as always, ready to support in order to strengthen the MoJ’s leading role as a policy maker in the development of the justice sector.