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2007 CEPOL European Police Research and Science Conference Report published

19 December 2007

A full report on the 2007 CEPOL European Police Research and Science Conference, which took place in Germany on 12-14 September 2007, is now available to read by clicking here.

This year’s conference was hosted by the Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei (German Police University) and focussed on the issues surrounding the Project Group on a ‘European Approach to Police Science’ report ‘Perspectives of Police Science in Europe’ published earlier this year.

As with all the Research and Science conferences, the emphasis was very much on the exchange of ideas and networking, but the...


10th Governing Board Meeting Held in Lisbon

19 December 2007

The 10th CEPOL Governing Board meeting, chaired by Carla Falua, Portuguese CEPOL Presidency, was held on 27 -28 November 2007 at the High Institute of Criminal Police and Sciences in Loures, Portugal.

It was announced that the CEPOL/Europol Cooperation Agreement had been signed in The Hague on 19 October 2007.

The Governing Board mandated the Director of CEPOL to start negotiations for Cooperation Agreements with Frontex and Eurojust, as well as develop a closer relationship in training related matters with OLAF.

Ulf Göransson, CEPOL Director, provided a status report...


Treaty of Lisbon - Taking Europe into the 21st century

19 December 2007

The recent CEPOL seminar 38/2008 Road Safety Awareness, took place in Nicosia, Cyprus on 7-10 October 2008. Organised by the Cyprus Police Academy, the seminar was supported by Portugal and Slovakia and built on the first CEPOL seminar of this kind held in France last year.

Figures associated with traffic accidents are staggering. More than 40,000 people lose their lives on roads in the European Union every year, while a further 1.7 million are seriously injured or become disabled.

Figures further show that traffic...



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