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24 February 2015

From 24 to 25 February 2015, EUROPOL director, Mr. Rob Wainwright is visiting CEPOL to discuss further cooperation between the agencies on cross cutting issues.

It is in the interest of the European Union and its citizens to...

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20 February 2015

From 4 to 6 February 2015, CEPOL hosted a residential course on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Experts from all 28 EU Members States and from Norway along with specialists from...

15 January 2015

France hosted on 15-19 December 2014 a CEPOL seminar on community policing. The activity was organised by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Police (...

17 December 2014

Did you know that the wastewater from a city can reveal how much cocaine its inhabitants consume? The CEPOL course 10/2014 “Cocaine smuggling” opened with very...

11 March 2015

The general aim of this webinar will be to raise awareness of CEPOL and the training opportunities/tools that it offers to law enforcement personnel, as well as to promote a European law enforcement training culture (for Greek native speakers).

In this webinar, the experts will:

  • Underline CEPOL’s role in the field of law enforcement cooperation through learning
  • Illustrate CEPOL’s training portfolio and its components
  • Justify the relevance of training provided by CEPOL in everyday police work
  • Expand on the added value of CEPOL’s e-learning capacities in a police environment
  • Familiarise the Greek police personnel with the many tools and functions that CEPOL has to offer them in their everyday professional lives
  • Introduce CEPOL to Greek law enforcement personnel outside the police structures (Coast Guard, Border Guards, Customs, etc), in anticipation of the extended mandate that will encompass a wider target group.
16 March 2015 to 20 March 2015

The aim of the course is to support effective cooperation and to enhance security within the Schengen Area on the basis of the SIS II legal instruments, the SIRENE Manual and the Catalogue of Recommendations and Best Practice for SIS/SIRENE.

Participants will be able to:

  • understand how other countries apply the specific procedures
  • reiterate newly gained knowledge concerning previously known specific topics and general procedures
  • identify and explain country-specific procedures and their reasons
  • describe the general procedures
  • transfer newly gained information to their work environment
  • apply general rules as well as country-specific exceptions within the context of specific cases
  • use the relevant elements of the SIS II legal instruments and the SIRENE Manual as points of reference for application within the framework of national procedures
  • cooperate in a more efficient and effective way following a common practical approach
  • analyse, within the scope of their work remit, national work procedures in order to improve them based on the information provided in the SIRENE fact sheets
  • draft and propose, within the scope of their work remit, new/improved internal work procedures based on the SIRENE factsheets and also in the cooperation with other relevant law enforcement institutions
  • support the use of SIRENE fact sheets and the SIRENE Platform at the CEPOL Learning Management System (LMS) in the daily work
  • justify the general procedures as agreed in the SIRENE factsheets


Office address

European Police College
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Police College
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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