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Participation of EUROGENDFOR in EUAM Ukraine public order training

As part of a training session organised by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine, around 170 officers of the National Police of Ukraine put some of the theories they are being trained in into practice on 28 January in Kyiv in the presence of Acting EUAM Head of Mission Hugues Fantou, European Gendarmerie Force Commander BGen [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 February 18th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

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 | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 February 3rd, 2016|Member News|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 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 January 19th, 2016|Member News|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 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 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 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 November 18th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

EUROGENDFOR – First joint training EUCAP Sahel Mali/MINUSMA in Bamako

  This article was first published on the EUROGENDFOR website and is reproduced with EUROGENDFOR's kind consent.   From 3 to 7 August, 2015, the European Union Capacity Building Mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali) conducted with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) a first joint training in favor of 15 [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 November 16th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Romania – RoGendIntEx 2015 C.P.P.C.J. Ochiuri – 7th – 11th of September 2015

In the context of Romania holding the CIMIN Presidency of the European Gendarmerie Force, through the Romanian Gendarmerie, the institution organized a very complex international exercise with forces on the ground – „ROMANIAN GENDARMERIE INTERNATIONAL EXERCISE 2015 – RoGendIntEx 2015”. The international exercise, which was held from 7th to 11th of September 2015 in various [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 October 28th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Moroccan and Jordanian cadet officers in Chambord castle

They swapped their grey and black uniforms for the blue one, and put on their new stripes and the gendarmerie cap. Coming from Rabat in Morocco and Amman in Jordan, lieutenant Otmane Boussebaa and captain Ashraf Al-Shra'ah have been following a three-day, full-immersion course in the Loir-et-Cher divisional gendarmerie groupement, in the centre of France. [...]

By | 2015-10-26T11:32:04+01:00 October 26th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments