News and Features

23.04.2019
‘Internal Inspection’ of prisons is a decisive element in the protection of human rights and prevention of ill-treatment of inmates.   While international human rights instruments make it crystal clear that independent...
18.04.2019
The ties between drug-related problems and security and health threats was the theme of a week-long seminar facilitated by the Mission’s Anti-Narcotics and Organized Crime Advisor in close cooperation with the Office of...
17.04.2019
It is universally acknowledged that a well-designed policy, outlining what a government hopes to achieve, is a precondition for coherent and transparent law making. As such a clear and cohesive policy becomes a centre...
16.04.2019
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are core objectives for EUPOL COPPS and essential in achieving sustainable development in Palestine. The Mission therefore promotes gender equality in all its actions, both...
12.04.2019
For the first time, since his appointment last September, the EU Civilian Operations Commander Vincenzo Coppola has been visiting the EU Missions in the occupied Palestinian territory. The four-day visit comprised...
10.04.2019
At a ceremony today in Ramallah, 26 EUPOL COPPS Mission Members were awarded the Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal. The medal is awarded to individuals, both uniformed and civilian, who have served in the...
05.04.2019
A new handbook on Information-Led Policing has just been published. It is a manual-type publication outlining the general framework of Information-Led Policing for use within the Palestinian Civil Police to further the...
04.04.2019
The Palestinian Ministry of Justice in Ramallah works determined to increase the public’s trust in the digital systems used throughout the ministry’s purview. The ministry’s IT Unit is the centre of gravity in the...
03.04.2019
Often, when police officers are present, the situation is unusual, tense or challenging. In these situations, communication between police officers and the public plays a significant role. If communication goes wrong,...
25.03.2019
Most people will never visit a court during their lifetime. What they know about judges and courts is what they read in newspapers and on social media. Realizing this, the importance of finding good ways to communicate...

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