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EUAM RCA : interview with Paulo Soares, Head of Mission and senior officer of the Portuguese Gendarmerie (Guarda Nacional Republicana)

First steps of the civilian CSDP Advisory Mission in Bangui: Head of Mission and advance team deploy to the Central African Republic Like the people in the Central African Republic, the EU wishes to see peace and security in the country. For this to happen, state authority must be extended throughout the country in [...]

By | 2020-07-30T11:27:33+02:00 July 30th, 2020|Member News, Members News|0 Comments

International Affairs Commission in Spain

The International Affairs Commission was held in Madrid, Spain, on 3rd and 4th March. It included a visit and presentation of the "Colegio de Guardias Jóvenes" (Academy of Guardia Civil) in Valdemoro, where French Gendarmes (NCOs) are trained alongside their Spanish counterparts (see below the pictures).    

By | 2020-04-23T16:57:38+02:00 April 23rd, 2020|General News|0 Comments

Human Resources Commission in Romania

The Human Ressources Commission was held in Constanta, Romania, from 26th until 29th November 2019. Annual theme of the Morrocan Presidency:      "Social protest management: riot control and response" This Commission has put emphasis on the best practices for the leaders in riot control, including specific skills, knowledge and attitudes.

By | 2020-02-28T17:19:42+01:00 February 28th, 2020|General News|0 Comments

Preventive patrols in the mountains of Ukraine

National Guard servicemen will carry out preventive patrols in the mountainous area of Transcarpathia region of Ukraine In order to increase security measures during the upcoming winter holiday season, as well as to provide assistance to the National Police in combating crime and to establish operational cooperation with State Border Guard in the region, [...]

By | 2019-12-27T14:34:43+01:00 December 27th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

2019 Summit in the Netherlands

  The meeting of the Senior Council of General Directors and Commanders of the International Association of Gendarmeries and Police Forces with Military Status (FIEP) was held on 8 October 2019 in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The Dutch Minister of Defence provided the opening address.   The Summit marked the end of the Presidency of [...]

By | 2019-10-29T18:02:11+01:00 October 29th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

175 anniversary of the Guardia Civil

  The Guardia Civil institution reached 175 years of existence last May 13, 2019. Since its founding in 1844, it has remained continuously side by side with the Spanish society, serving with dedication, professionalism and vocation. This is the reason why today, more than ever, Guardia Civil is an institution that belongs to everyone, [...]

By | 2019-08-29T11:35:32+02:00 August 16th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

Chemical and nuclear risks exercise in Jordan, in cooperation with France

The General Director of Jordan Gendarmerie Forces, Major General Hussein Mohamed Al – Hawatmeh, recently attended a chemical and nuclear risks response exercise. The exercise was carried out by the Nuclear Security Unit of the Northern Gendarmerie Command with participation of the Northern Rescue and Support Directorate Civil Defense and in cooperation with the [...]

By | 2019-07-30T11:41:28+02:00 July 30th, 2019|Member News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee-wide approach to predictive profiling

A man wearing gloves on a summer’s day or a traveller at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol who is only interested in the security set-up. Details that go unnoticed to many people, but that are key to predictive profiling: recognising unusual or odd behaviour, a subject the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (RNLM) is increasingly focusing on. Predictive [...]

By | 2019-05-02T10:52:07+02:00 May 2nd, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

International Affairs Commission

From 11-14 March 2019 the FIEP International Affairs Commission was held in Lisbon, Portugal.       The second commission regarding ‘Gendarmerie-like forces in future international missions’ was devoted to organizing time for reflection. Representatives from the NATO Joint Analysis & Lessons Learned Centre provided the FIEP members with insight on how NATO manages [...]

By | 2019-04-08T17:45:01+02:00 April 8th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

Seminar in Amsterdam

From 18-21 February 2019 a seminar on the topic of ‘Gendarmerie-like forces in future international missions’ was hosted in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In advance to the seminar several attendees from the member forces had written papers on the topic. During the seminar they jointly discussed the possibilities and issues they foresee for the participation [...]

By | 2019-04-08T15:25:10+02:00 March 4th, 2019|General News|0 Comments