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March 2022

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Online Course 53/2021: Entry/Exit System - Train the Trainer 07 March 2022 to 10 March 2022

The overall objective of the training activity is to strengthen the use of Entry/Exit System by enhancing the understanding of the use of its planned functionalities and by facilitating the preparation of future national trainers of Central Access Points and End Users.

The learning strategy is focused to support the participants to achieve the learning outcomes by following a learner-centred approach and interactive, participatory, practical and experiential principles in accordance with andragogic theory.

The activity involves didactic learning through presentations by subject matter experts, experiential learning by group work and trainer-led discussions. This online activity is supported by an online Entry/Exit System module on LEEd.

After completion of the training activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the requirements set by Regulation (EU) 2017/2226 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2017 establishing an Entry/Exit System (EES);
  2. Discuss Entry/Exit system planned architecture and functionalities;
  3. Apply the Entry/Exit System Handbook;
  4. Discuss training needs at the national level for Central Access Points and End Users and offer solutions.

The course will be delivered online between 7-10 March 2022. The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants are expected to study around 5-6 hours per day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity. Learners will need to be available continuously during the live sessions for completing the course tasks in order to be able, at the end, to obtain the course certificate. All scheduled live events where attendance is required in real-time will be announced in the in the confirmation letter and in the course environment.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 25 February 2022.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
 
 
60/2021 Train the trainers – Step 2 07 March 2022 to 11 March 2022

The aim of this activity is to improve the effectiveness and the good quality of law enforcement training in the EU Member States and in the CEPOL activities by training trainers in using modern delivery methods and applying blended learning techniques.

 
07 March 2022

On 7 March, at 10:00 CET CEPOL CT Inflow project organises the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2022 Webinar.

This activity is the first to present the GTI report for the GTI 2022 to the EU and MENA audience. The report will be presented by the Director of Operations for Europe & MENA of the Institute of Economics and Peace Serge Stroobants and the outcomes of it will be commented by Idriss Mounir Lallali - Deputy Director and Acting (Interim) Director of the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT).

 
08 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to promote the fight against IP Crime in the area of Counterfeiting and Pharmaceutical Products.

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:

  • better understand and appreciate the phenomenon of counterfeiting in particular, especially pharmaceutical products;
  • understand the importance of this fight for the pharmaceutical industry and consumers;
  • understand the importance of new technological tools;
  • know the examples of cooperation in the fight against counterfeit medicines;
  • perceive the results of the international academic research;
  • explain the details of the criminal investigation;
  • describe the MEDICRIME Convention.
 
09 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to promote the fight against IP Crime in the area of Counterfeiting and Pharmaceutical Products.

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:

  • better understand and appreciate the phenomenon of counterfeiting in particular, especially pharmaceutical products;
  • understand the importance of this fight for the pharmaceutical industry and consumers;
  • understand the importance of new technological tools;
  • know the examples of cooperation in the fight against counterfeit medicines;
  • perceive the results of the international academic research;
  • explain the details of the criminal investigation;
  • describe the MEDICRIME Convention.
 
 
11 March 2022

The objective of this webinar is to raise awareness on the challenges and risks generated by the current refugee crisis in the context of the conflict on the Ukrainian territory and provide good practices in relation to border guard management.

 
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17 March 2022

The aim of the webinar is to develop advanced capabilities for effective prevention against possible extremist attacks, by identifying the level of threat posed by the rise of right wing extremism in Europe.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Summarise the state of play concerning the level of threat posed by right wing extremism in Europe;
  • Recognise the challenges posed by the pandemic situation and disinformation campaigns to bring right-wing ideology into the mainstream;
  • Recognise the effectiveness of a coordinated multidimensional approach and international cooperation and information exchange to prevent extremists attacks and the spread of hate content online;
  • Highlight lessons learned from recent right-wing extremism attacks.
 
 
 
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Online Course 2005/2022: Money Laundering 21 March 2022 to 08 April 2022

The overall objective of the training activity is to enhance knowledge on money laundering typologies and the application of financial investigative techniques in combating serious crime.

The activity will focus on sharing knowledge on money laundering typologies and demonstrating good national practices of the integration of financial investigations into various kind of serious crime – investigation – cases. A separate module will concentrate on the added value of cross-border cooperation instruments (Europol, CARIN, AMON and similar) and emphasis will be put on how to investigate money laundering without the investigation or detection of the predicate offense (the Dutch method).

Topics will encompass the offshore challenge, cash collection networks, trade-based money laundering practices, money laundering techniques via virtual currencies or underground banking as well. Additionally through several examples it will be demonstrated how financial investigative approach contributes to serious crime investigations at operative level. The importance of suppressing crime enablers and the viable use of EU cooperation tools (e.g. Europol) will be also debated during the course.

No special experience is required from participants but it is important that they are open-minded, active and willing to share their ideas/experience during the learning process.

The course will be delivered online between 21 March and 8 April 2022. The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants are expected to study around 2 hours per day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity. While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously on a daily basis. This is important as the attendants will need to cooperate with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 25 February 2022.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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33/2022/ONS: Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and IT Solutions (1st) 21 March 2022 to 25 March 2022

The aim of the activitiy is to enhance cybercrime investigation by improving the collection, evaluation, analysis and distribution of information for the purpose of tackling all forms of crime, in particular terrorism and organised crime and by improving intelligence collection, in qualitative and quantitative terms.

 
 
 
22 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to encourage hate crime reporting by raising awareness about existing practices of hate crime reporting, its limits and potential.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of hate crime reporting;
  • Describe what elements make a good hate crime reporting and referral system, leading to enhanced victims’ access to justice, support and safety;
  • Apply this knowledge in practice.
 
22 March 2022

The aim of the webinar is to explain risks and different tackling approaches associated with the use of drugs for recreational purposes.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Understand risks appearing in recreational settings;
  • Explain effective strategies of intervention.
 
23 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to improve knowledge of participants on the detection and investigation of boat related crime in Europe.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Describe latest trends and modus operandi of boat related crime in Europe;
  • Share best practices, tools and technique for identifying stolen boats;
  • Share example of first class private databases and prevention systems, including artificial DNAs used for the investigation of boat related crimes.
 
24 March 2022

This webinar is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution of the SIS II (so-called “SIS Recast”) and in particular to the new functionalities and data - in connection with “Firearms alert” category - necessary to the trainees to adequately manage SIS and to share information on firearms related data contained in the system.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Outline Firearms category and data managed by SIS, demonstrating advantages of SIS for improved law enforcement cooperation and information sharing;
  • Depict SIS functionalities for Firearms alert;
  • Categorise available search methods for Firearm alerts.
 
24 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to enable law enforcement to contribute to the crisis and support refugees in the context of the war against Ukraine and take informed action.

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:

  • Describe measures and responses to address and protect the vulnerabilities of persons seeking refuge;
  • List relevant measures to prevent and mitigate vulnerabilities;
  • Explain which rights the Ukrainian refugees have and how to address those;
  • Take measures with a specific focus on child refugees.
 
25 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to present the practical recommendations of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on the prevention of human trafficking through addressing vulnerabilities of people seeking refuge as well as the measures the EU has undertaken to protect people from traffickers when fleeing from Ukraine.

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Outline immediate prevention measures and responses to pressing needs of persons seeking refuge;
  • List relevant measures to prevent and mitigate vulnerabilities;
  • Describe integration assistance and support to lessen refugees’ vulnerability to exploitation;
  • Support preparedness of Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (CTHB) mechanisms to monitor the risks of human trafficking and scale up the responses as needed.
 
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Online Course 2005/2022: Money Laundering 21 March 2022 to 08 April 2022

The overall objective of the training activity is to enhance knowledge on money laundering typologies and the application of financial investigative techniques in combating serious crime.

The activity will focus on sharing knowledge on money laundering typologies and demonstrating good national practices of the integration of financial investigations into various kind of serious crime – investigation – cases. A separate module will concentrate on the added value of cross-border cooperation instruments (Europol, CARIN, AMON and similar) and emphasis will be put on how to investigate money laundering without the investigation or detection of the predicate offense (the Dutch method).

Topics will encompass the offshore challenge, cash collection networks, trade-based money laundering practices, money laundering techniques via virtual currencies or underground banking as well. Additionally through several examples it will be demonstrated how financial investigative approach contributes to serious crime investigations at operative level. The importance of suppressing crime enablers and the viable use of EU cooperation tools (e.g. Europol) will be also debated during the course.

No special experience is required from participants but it is important that they are open-minded, active and willing to share their ideas/experience during the learning process.

The course will be delivered online between 21 March and 8 April 2022. The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants are expected to study around 2 hours per day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity. While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously on a daily basis. This is important as the attendants will need to cooperate with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 25 February 2022.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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35/2022/ONS: Darkweb and Cryptocurrencies – basics 28 March 2022 to 01 April 2022

The activity aims to enhance cooperation on cross-border cases by using TOR and Darkweb and by increasing skills to find virtual currencies (VC) in the course of criminal investigations as well as to identify the existence of a VC wallet, notably in the framework of computer searches.

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28 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to improve senior law enforcement officials' professional skills for effective recognition and reaction to insider threats within law enforcement agencies.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Explain the insider threat phenomena;
  • Highlight push/pull factors of radicalisation within law enforcement agencies;
  • Summarise the challenges and difficulties to implement an insider threat programme within law enforcement agencies
  • Recognise the Insider Threat Risk Indicators (behaviour detection);
  • Underline lessons learned from insider threats case studies in the EU.


 
07/2022/ONS: Trafficking in Human Beings - Child Trafficking 29 March 2022 to 01 April 2022

The activity aims to enhance the fight against child trafficking by improving the capacity of law enforcement officers in identifying child victims and in addressing child trafficking.

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31 March 2022

The aim of this webinar is to better equip law enforcement officials to avoid any risk for fundamental rights violations and to enable them to better protect unaccompanied children in return procedures.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Explain why unaccompanied children are particularly vulnerable and at a higher risk for fundamental rights violations;
  • Explain the principle of the best interests of the child in the context of unaccompanied children in an irregular situation;
  • Apply this knowledge for ensuring the best interests of unaccompanied children in an irregular situation in practice.
 

Contact

Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27
Hungary

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest
Pf.314
Hungary

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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