EUPOL COPPS: Palestinian Civil Police Conclude Study Trip to Slovenia

RAMALLAH, September 12, 2013 (WAFA) – Members of the Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) concluded a study trip to Slovenia focusing on drawing up and implementing a “Code of Ethics’ as a vehicle to foster relations between the police and the civil society, said a EUPOL COPPS Press Release on Thursday.

The five-day study trip, with participation of  representatives from EUPOL COPPS, UNDP and the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR), was arranged in cooperation with the Slovenian Police and EUPOL COPPS within the framework of the EUPOL COPPS/PCP/UNDP joint Accountability Programme, signed on 1st of  December 2011.

During the trip, training was given consisting of methodology, case studies, best practices, presentations in addition to workshop sessions focusing on implementing the Code of Conduct.

Part of the visit concentrated on examining the experience of the Slovenian police in developing, conducting, implementing and training their police in implementing the code of conduct.

Code of Conduct governs the work of the Police and guides them towards professional, fair, impartial and effective policing, thus contributing to forging staunch bridges with the public.

source:WAFA NEWS