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).
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 23rd October 2018 in Antalya, Turkey. The Minister of Interior of Turkey gave an opening speech. In this meeting, the FIEP Presidency was taken [...]
Preparatory Meeting & 2nd Working Group among the Special Operations Units in Izmir, Turkey During the Preparatory Meeting the admission processes of the Kuwaiti National Guard and the National Gendarmerie of Senegal, status of the Djiboutian National Gendarmerie, amendments on the FIEP Statute, cooperation projects, final activities for the 2018 Presidency and the [...]
The fourth commission meeting, under the Turkish Presidency and the Seminar on the “Security Risks and Human Challenges for Illegal Immigration through the Mediterranean” were held in Amman, Jordan from 24th to 27th of June, 2018. During the Service Organization Commission the admission processes, amendments on the FIEP Statute, development of FIEP official website [...]
The third commission meeting, under the Turkish Presidency was held in Doha, Qatar from 9th to 12th of April, 2018. The main theme, "Prevention of Terrorist Attacks in Public Spaces" was discussed in the perspective of new technologies, logistics and equipment that are being used or have been developed by the Members. Within this context [...]
The Commission was held in Paris, France from 12th to 15th of February, 2018. During the meeting held, the presentations in regard with the main theme “Prevention of Terrorist Attacks in Public Spaces” were delivered by the national representatives and the experts from international organizations. In addition to this, admission processes, challenges due to the [...]