15th Annual Programme Committee Meeting

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05 October 2009


3-4 September 2009

St. Julians, Malta

The 15th Annual Programme Committee (APC) was held in St. Julians, Malta on 3-4 September 2009.

The Swedish Presidency announced that it is working on the development of the Stockholm Programme and that the five-year evaluation of CEPOL has been discussed at the Troika meeting with conclusions to be presented to the Governing Board.

The Annual Programme Committee discussed the following main items:

  • Proposal for Training Cooperation with China. The APC’s view is to be forwarded to the Strategy Committee.
  • Activity Report and Statistics of CEPOL courses and seminars for the first half year of 2009. A letter is to be sent to the Governing Board for information based on these findings.
  • The possible forms and flexibility available in using and implementing the Common Curricula developed by CEPOL
  • The Exchange Programme and the impact that the Stockholm Programme will have on it.
  • The development of e-learning modules and the support provided to CEPOL activities with e-Net’s Learning Management System (LMS)
  • The approach to the development and accreditation of the four-module course ‘International Police Cooperation’ for 2010.
  • The Draft Work Programme 2010 and the Opinion of the Commission there upon.
  • Draft Calendar of courses and seminars for 2010. A call for proposals is issued to fill the missing organiser and supporter slots.
  • The proposal for CEPOL to have a position in the preparation and training of police officers for international civilian crisis management missions, under the Commission’s Crisis Preparedness project for the Instrument for Stability (IfS)
  • The utility of the e-Net’s Document Management System (DMS). A policy paper and manual regarding the use of the DMS are being developed and will be distributed by the Secretariat.

Proposals to the Governing Board:

The APC proposes that the Governing Board start discussions with the Commission on CEPOL’s position in the Crisis Preparedness Project under the Instrument for Stability.


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