EU Police Mission advises Palestinian counterparts how to combat organised crime

EU Police Mission advises Palestinian counterparts how to combat organised crime

20 February 2020
To support Palestine in the fight against organised crime, the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) advisers delivered a workshop on 17 February 2020 for 20 officials from the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior’s National Programme on Drug Crime and Justice, senior…
Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

19 February 2020
EU Foreign Affairs Ministers reached a political agreement at the Foreign Affairs Council, held on Monday 17 February in Brussels, to launch a new operation in the Mediterranean Sea to implement the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. “The operation will comprise aerial,…
EU Police Mission delivers training for Palestinian judges on cryptocurrencies and cybercrime

EU Police Mission delivers training for Palestinian judges on cryptocurrencies and cybercrime

19 February 2020
In order to support Palestine’s efforts to combat cybercrime, the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) delivered a training for 6 Palestinian judges on 15 February 2020 on the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and the dark net. The objective was to provide a comprehensive…
EU programme funds study visit for Palestinian Civil Police to Spain

EU programme funds study visit for Palestinian Civil Police to Spain

18 February 2020
The Spanish Police hosted a delegation of four senior officers from the Palestinian Civil Police / Special Police Force (SPF) to share innovative new perspectives on tactics and operating procedures, in particular methods to keep citizens safe during mass events such as demonstrations and sporting…
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17 February 2020
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Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

17 February 2020
The Council has added, on Monday 17 February, eight prominent businessmen and two entities linked to those businessmen to the list of persons and entities subject to the sanctions against the Syrian regime and its supporters. Their activities directly benefited the Assad regime, including through…
Human rights training for Palestinian prosecutors aimed at improving prison inspections

Human rights training for Palestinian prosecutors aimed at improving prison inspections

17 February 2020
EUPOL COPPS financed a human rights training on 11 February 2020 for 16 Palestinian prosecutors on international standards for prison inspections. The training was delivered by EUPOL COPPS advisers from Finland and Belgium as well as a representative of the UN Human Rights Office in the occupied…
Syria: Speech by HR/VP Josep Borrell in the EP on the current security situation in Syria

Syria: Speech by HR/VP Josep Borrell in the EP on the current security situation in Syria

12 February 2020
The war in Syria is now in its ninth year. The most severe humanitarian catastrophe and security crisis is unfolding right now in the northwest of the country. In other parts of Syria we continue to see instability and dramatic human suffering. [...] The EU has major stakes in Syria and in the…
Safer Internet Day : EU Police Mission’s actions to keep Palestinians safe online

Safer Internet Day : EU Police Mission’s actions to keep Palestinians safe online

12 February 2020
Yesterday was Safer Internet Day. The European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) supports its law enforcement partners to keep Palestinian safe online: “The illegal use of the internet and the darknet poses a serious threat to people,” says Michele Tarlao, Adviser on Anti-Narcotics…
Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…