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Portugal – Seizure of more than 182 tons of tobacco and 600 thousand euros in cash

On January 26th, 2016, the Guarda Nacional Republicana (GNR), through the Fiscal Action Unit and the Tax and Customs Authority, under coordination of the Central Department of Investigation and Prosecution, have complied with 41 search warrants (26 in-house and 15 others), in several economic operators in the regions of Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Fundão, […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Time to go to the mountain for a break?

Here are some information to enjoy your time without unexpected incidents.
1 / Before heading off to the mountain

2 /Going out of the tracks: prepare your cross country ski or snowshoe hike carefully

3 /What to do if you get lost or wounded ? :  Think “GENDLOC”

By |February 3rd, 2016|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Contribution of gendarmerie forces to FRONTEX mission in Lesbos and Chios islands

The Schengen area has been facing a considerable increase in the number of refugees arriving at its boundaries. This situation has created a need to reinforce the border services of some European countries which are at the doorstep of the European Union, especially Italy and Greece.

The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

International cybersecurity forum in France

Co-organised by the French gendarmerie nationale, CEIS and Euratechnologies and co-financed by the Nord Pas de Calais-Picardie region, the 8th International cybersecurity forum, also known as FIC, will take place in Lille (France) on January 25th and 26th, 2016.
Under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic, this year’s works will be dedicated […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Train the trainers course (TOT) in Jordan

Jordan Gendarmerie Forces seek to achieve institutional developments aiming at enhancing its role at local, regional and international levels, and cooperate with corresponding security agencies in the world in order to develop the mutual security concepts based on the best security practices in accordance with the UN and EU Standards.

They are looking forward through the […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

FIEP human resources commission in Casablanca

The Human Resources Commission took place on 25th and 26th of November 2015, in Casablanca, Morocco. This was the first reunion of the FIEP forces under the Romanian Presidency.

The objective of the Human Resources Commission was to discuss different issues of common interest in the field of human resources and staff training, on the general […]

By |January 19th, 2016|General News|0 Comments

Major FIEP events in 2016

During the FIEP Summit in Paris on the 07th of October 2015, the calendar of activities for the year to come was approved, along with the general theme under the Romanian Presidency – “The prevention of radicalization and exploitation of intelligence in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism” that will guide the discussions during […]

By |January 14th, 2016|General News|0 Comments

Drink or drive……

Here are a 2 New Year’s Eve safety tips:

have a designated driver:

          Do not ever drink and drive. ask a friend or a family member for a ride, or make a reservation for a taxi

Take the keys

            If you have a friend who is too drunk to drive, take the keys. Get your friend […]

By |December 29th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Police forces with military status and international operations

Many FIEP forces are involved in international peace support operations, be they under EU, UN or NATO mandate.

The 253th issue of the Revue de la gendarmerie nationale highlights their role in this framework and the challenges they face when deployed in such operations.

It presents several points of view from high-level international and French actors in […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

The new Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

Lieutenant General H. (Harry) van den Brink EMPM was appointed Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee on 05 November 2015.


Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

The Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee has command of the organisation on behalf of various ministries. These are the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Ministry of Foreign […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments