81/2021 Crisis hostage negotiation and crisis communication

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14 December 2021 to 17 December 2021
Hellenic Police (Greece)

The aim of this activity is to increase the number of successful hostage negotiations by enhancing the capacities of relevant law enforcement staff to combine hostage negotiations crisis communication management by means of their knowledge on the fundamental pre-requisites for such a process. To improve crisis communication reflecting current increased digitisation and the use of social media at an international scale and, consequently, safeguarding the integrity of law enforcement communication to the public.

Target Audience: 

Law enforcement officials working in crisis hostage units and/or law enforcement officials in leadership functions in the field of communication strategy formulation, also spokespersons or social media teams.

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12 January 2022
ESKEDIK and CEPOL National Unit, Greece

CEPOL Activity 81/2021 “Crisis Hostage Negotiation and Crisis Communication” took place from 14-17 December 2021, in Athens, Greece. The activity was organised due to the increased interest among EU Member States in the constantly expanding security fields of crisis management and crisis/hostage negotiations.


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European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
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European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
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