The Euromed Police III project is funded by the European Union (4 996 000 €) for the period 2011-2014. It aims at fostering cooperation on police issues on the one hand between the ENPI South countries and territories and EU countries and on the other hand between ENPI South partner countries and territories themselves. It contributes to the strengthening of rule of law and human rights in these countries. The project is implemented by a consortium led by CIVI.POL Conseil and composed by the “Direction de la Coopération Internationale” (DCI) of the French Ministry of Interior, the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS), TRANSTEC, FIIAPP, the "Institut für Verwaltungswissenschaften" (IFV) and Charles Kendall Consulting. The project is based in Paris within CIVIPOL’s premises.
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Background : The project grew out of the Barcelona Process (1995) instigated by the European Union (EU) and several partner countries in the southern Mediterranean area, which initially looked at economic and social topics and was later extended
to include internal affairs.
Partner countries : Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan,Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Syria’s participation was suspended (in accordance with a decision of the Foreign Affairs Council on 23 May 2011) and Libya has not participated in project activities.
Third Regional Conference of the Euromed Police III Project, held in Marseille (France) on the 9th of December 2014
This conference, with France, Palestine, Spain and Tunisia as partner countries, aimed to evaluate the implementation of Euromed Police III Project and also to discuss the orientations in the prospect of a future Euromed Police IV Project. The audience consisted of 22 delegates from 8 ENPI South partner countries: Algeria 3, Egypt 3, Israel 3, Jordan 3, Lebanon 2, Morocco 3, Palestine 3 and Tunisia 2, and 13 from the European Union Member States, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Shortly before the conference the representative of a 14th country, namely Hungary, informed that she could not come for health reasons but sent a document that, on her request, was read during the conference.
6th Conference of the Heads of Police/Security Academies and of Training Departments from South-Mediterranean countries, held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) on “How to train Police/Security Forces in management and accountability (25th to 27th November 20
In the frame work of Euromed Police III Project, the sixth Conference of the Heads of Police/Security Academies and of Training Departments from South-Mediterranean countries has been held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) on “How to train Police/Security Forces in management and accountability” from the 25th to 27th November 2014. It was attended by 24 delegates from the 8 South Mediterranean countries: Algeria 4, Egypt 4, Israel 4, Jordan 4, Lebanon 4, Morocco 4, Palestine 4 and Tunisia 4.
In the frame work of Euromed Police III Project, the twentieth training seminar was held in Madrid (Spain) in the Hotel Vinci SoMA from the 17th to the 21st of November 2014 on “Forensic Police”. It was attended by 29 delegates from 8 South Mediterranean countries: Algeria 4, Egypt 4, Israel 4, Jordan 4, Lebanon 4, Morocco 4, Palestine 2 and Tunisia 3.
Not only presentations were delivered by Spanish experts, but also by experts from supporting countries (Algeria, Czech Republic, Egypt and France). The seminar was introduced by Mr Simon Venzal, from the Sub-Directorate of international relations of the Spanish ministry of Interior, then by Mr Juan Rueda, Sub-director of International Cooperation and finally by the Project Team-Leader, Mr Pierre Antonmattei.