Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission first meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute

Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission first meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute

13 November 2019
On 06 November 2019, the Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS), Kauko Aaltomaa, paid his first visit to the new Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute (PJI). Judge Kifah Alshouli was appointed on 08 October 2019. He draws on 20-year-long experience in the judicial career…
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Palestine : EU Police and Rule of Law Mission visits Salfit Magistrate Court

08 November 2019
The High Judicial Council together with the EU Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) representatives have paid a visit to Salfit Magistrate Court, in the northern West Bank, and met judges and representatives from its administration to assess their needs. This visit is the first in a court…
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European Union and Council of Europe together against death penalty

09 October 2019
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have published a joint declaration to mark the European and World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. Joint statement firmly reiterate both organisations’ opposition to the…
Workshops for Palestinian police officers

EU Police and Rule of Law Mission provides series of workshops for Palestinian police officers

04 October 2019
On 1st October 2019, the last in a series of Performance Evaluation workshops was held at the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) headquarters for 34 Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) officers. During this wrapping up session, the attendees were presented with the components…
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Speech by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the launch event of the Alliance for Multilateralism

27 September 2019
Thank you all for being here, for our usual meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee at the UN General Assembly’s week, taking place here like the Spring meeting does in Brussels. (...) Unless something happens in the next five weeks, which I would of course welcome, this has not happened, but I…
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The EU delegation to Palestine celebrated the Child's Rights Convention

26 September 2019
The EU delegation to Palestine celebrated with UNICEF and Badu al-Kabneh School the Child's Rights Convention. They all walked together from Ein Samia (spring) to Mughayr village and learned more about children rights and on the history of the area as well. It was a fun day with the children -…
EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

19 September 2019
A guide intended for use by law enforcement and judicial authorities has been developed within the framework of EU-funded CyberSouth Project. This guide includes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) aiming at covering procedures to be followed for the onsite retrieval, securing, transport and…
EU Police Mission, Palestinian Bar Association discuss ways to support lawyers

EU Police Mission, Palestinian Bar Association discuss ways to support lawyers

19 September 2019
On Tuesday 17 September 2017, the Head of EUPOL COPPS Mission, the EU Police and Rule of Law Mission, Kauko Aaltomaa held a meeting with the Chairman of the Palestinian Bar Association, Jawad Obeidat and discussed a variety of issues pertaining to enhancing the rule of Law and the rights of the…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the latest settlements’ announcements by the Israeli authorities

18 September 2019
The Israeli government approved a proposal on Sunday to establish a new settlement, Mevo’ot Yeriho, currently an outpost in the Jordan Valley. The European Union reiterates that all settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, are illegal under international law. The…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…