Frontex and CEPOL Sign Cooperation Agreement

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25 June 2009

Ilkka Laitinen, Frontex Executive Director and Ulf Göransson, Director of CEPOL have signed a Cooperation Agreement.

The purpose of the arrangement is to support the harmonisation of police and border guard officers training and promoting their cooperation at European Union level. The arrangement particularly focuses on coordination and exchange of information on training activities; joint training activities; contributing to the development of training material or common curricula; and exchanging expertise and best practice.

This agreement will strengthen the collaboration between Frontex and CEPOL in the training of senior police officers in Europe and benefit the EU in many ways.

Ulf Göransson, Director of CEPOL, said: “We can ensure that our training activities are coordinated and any common interest topics can involve experts from both agencies to encourage cross-border cooperation in the fight against crime, public security and maintenance of law and order.”


Frontex: The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States

CEPOL: European Police College



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