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Combating OCGs on Western Balkan routes

06 December 2017

The 2017 portfolios of CEPOL and European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) included two joint courses on migration. These two activities put the focus on investigative measures against organised criminal groups (OCGs) involved in migrant smuggling, as they were considered priorities in the EMPACT Facilitation of Immigration Operational Action Plan (OAP) for 2017.

Migration flows – combating OCGs on Mediterranean routes workshop

09 November 2017
Jean-Marie Fiquet

Thanks to a joint procurement with the Italian Centre of Excellence Altiero Spinelli, CEPOL and the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) organised course 8/2017 “migration flows – combating OCGs on Mediterranean routes” at the University of Rome Tre, from Tuesday 17 October to Friday 20 October 2017.

Participants of a CEPOL Course 21/2017 helped to disclose criminal acts on child sexual exploitation.

26 October 2017
kom. Adrian Niemczuk-Gorgoń

‘Child sexual exploitation – victim identification’ was the subject of an international course organized in cooperation with Interpol and Europol at The School Police in Piła, Poland on
18 – 29 September.



22 July 2021

The first CEPOL onsite activity this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak took place between 6-9 July in Lisbon. The CEPOL course 20/2021 on Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) Fraud was organised by the School of Guard, together with the Portuguese Guarda Nacional Republicana Fiscal Action Unit...

09 October 2020

Organising a residential activity in times of coronavirus has proved to be more challenging than ever before. Planning and preparedness is greater –as it is the responsibility over the well-being of participants. First and foremost, safety is the main priority.

Our colleagues from the...

10 March 2020

Austrian Minister of the Interior personally welcomed the participants, trainers and experts of the CEPOL Course 61/2020 on “Pan European Football Security” at his office.

Last week the Federal Police Academy of the Ministry of the Interior in Austria implemented the...



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