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Launching Event of the OSCE Police Academies Network, Vienna, Austria

Category
Event
Date(s)
Subject
Police development and reform

Description

The aim of the launching event is to introduce the OSCE Police Academies Network (PAN) and present the results of the exercise and the way forward in providing access to the online platform to OSCE participating States, UNODC, CEPOL, AEPC and other relevant partners.

Summary

The first session will address how to provide ground for collaboration of law enforcement training institutions in developing content and methodology among the OSCE participating States, UNODC, CEPOL, AEPC and other relevant partners.The second session will address promotions and exchange of best practices, communication, information and material in the field of law enforcement training among participating States. The third session will address the way forward for PAN and how to encourage more partners to join the OSCE PAN.

Background information:

The Strategic Police Matters Unit of the OSCE’s Transnational Threats Department (TNTD/SPMU) took the initiative to establish a network of law enforcement education and training institutions: the OSCE Police Academies Network (PAN), an online platform with an overview of education and training supplies, curricula, modules, training material and expertise of law enforcement training institutions in the OSCE area, in order to enhance the law enforcement training means of OSCE participating States making mutual use of existing opportunities and resources.

Upon invitation from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). TNTD/SPMU became a founding member of UNODC’s global initiative Network of Law Enforcement Training lnstitutions (LE TrainNet), launched in April 2015. This initiative was based on the need expressed by numerous UN member states to improve the possibilities for law enforcement agencies and training institutions to have access to and be able to obtain information on existing law enforcement education, training opportunities, curricula, training material and expertise.

The objectives of the PAN are:

  1. To facilitate, promote and support exchanges of best practices, communication, information and material in the field of law enforcement training among participating States.
  2. To provide ground for collaboration of law enforcement training institutions in developing content and methodology within the OSCE participating States.

Information

Added on
26 Jun 2018
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Type
Meeting
Venue description

Venue:

Hofburg, Vienna, Austria

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Participants
Law enforcement officers, OSCE staff
Keywords
international police cooperation, training
Rights
OSCE