‘Did we do enough to protect her?’ – EUPOL COPPS advisers talk about their experiences of fighting domestic violence

There is no country on earth that is free of domestic violence. As diverse organisations in Palestine and around the world mark 16 days of awareness raising on the issue of gender-based violence from 25 November – 10 December, EUPOL COPPS advisers...

EUPOL COPPS training supports safer prison environment in Palestine through improved risk management

A training for 17 management level officials from Palestine’s penitentiary system was organised by EUPOL COPPS from 3 – 5 December 2019 with the aim of supporting safer prison environments through improved internal inspections and management of...

EUPOL COPPS training supports Palestine align legislation with international treaties

A delegation made up of 13 legal experts from different Palestinian ministries and civil society organisations visited Amman, Jordan on 2-3 December 2019 for a training course organised by EUPOL COPPS on harmonising legislation with international...

Palestinians to raise women’s participation in security sector to double digits

Nihad Wahdan, the head of the Gender Unit at the Ministry of Interior, aims to double the percentage of Palestinian female officers working in Palestine’s 14 security and military institutions to 10 percent in the coming five years.

Palestinian police leaders learn how their Swedish colleagues connect with citizens

A group of six senior Palestinian police officers visited the cities of Stockholm and Malmö between 17 – 23 November to find out more about how the Swedish Police improved and standardised the quality of services provided to citizens and brought the...

VIDEO: Together against domestic violence - meet Police Major Lana Mukhallalati

Lana Mukhallati joined the Palestinian Civil Police in 2004, rising to the rank of Major. Currently, she is the gender coordinator for the police in her hometown, Nablus. As part of her job, she is responsible for overseeing the fight against gender...