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Commissioner Malmström visits CEPOL

03 December 2012

On Monday 3 December 2012, Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs visited CEPOL – the European Police College, in Bramshill.

During the visit, Commissioner Malmström met with the Director and members of the Governing Board to discuss the agency’s tasks and activities. She also met with agency staff.

‘Training for law enforcement officers is of paramount importance to ensure that police forces across Europe have the capacity and skills to deal with the ever-evolving nature of cross-border crime and threats. The training and learning activities developed by CEPOL...

28th Governing Board Meeting held in Cyprus

30 November 2012

The 28th Governing Board meeting took place in Nicosia, Cyprus from 13-14 November 2012. Mr. Zacharias Chrysostomou, Chair of the Governing Board, opened the meeting by welcoming the representatives of the Member States, the Commission, EUROPOL, the President of AEPC, and the representatives of the candidate and associate countries.

The main topics discussed at the meeting included:

  • Agency Progress Report – To October 2012
  • CEPOL Legal Basis

- Update on the New legal Basis for CEPOL

  • European Training Scheme (ETS)



Presentation of CEPOL to LIBE Committee

08 November 2012
On Tuesday 6 November, the Director of CEPOL, Dr Ferenc Bánfi, presented an update of CEPOL’s activities to the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament.

Dr Bánfi took the opportunity to highlight the achievements of CEPOL in recent years, notably the progress made in the quality and quantity of training and learning activities offered by the European Police College.

The number of police officers participating in CEPOL activities has grown from 2,300 in 2009 to 4,300 in 2011 and this number is expected to be higher in 2012. Similarly, the number of activities has...



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