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The UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations has just awarded the certification of High-level International Course (HIC) organized by the Romanian Gendarmerie at the Application School for Officers in Rosu.

This certification, which is the result of a long process and of the work done by all the stakeholders, recognizes the quality of the teaching delivered during […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Engagement of the French Gendarmerie for the Airbus A320 crash

Many gendarmes with specialized operational tools were immediately engaged for the crash of the GermanWings A320 in the Alps.

On March 24th, 2015, at 10.51 am, the disappearance of an A320 plane was signaled at the Operations Center of the Air Transport Gendarmerie.

A helicopter of the Gendarmerie Air squadron of Digne-les-Bains (Alpes de Haute-Provence), with 2 […]

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

World Cup Handball Championship 2015

In the evening of January 5th, 2015, the world’s attention turned to Doha that dazzled everyone with an opening ceremony described as unique.

While everyone was enjoying the event, there was a group of men, working in the shade, both within the hall or outside the ceremony, or even on the road, performing their important role […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Annual meeting between the Sea Forces of the French Gendarmerie and the Spanish Guardia Civil


The annual meeting between the French Gendarmerie Maritime and the Spanish Fiscal and Borders Command of the Guardia Civil took place at the Guardia Civil Headquarters in Madrid on February 17th and 18th, 2015.

The French delegation, headed by Brigadier General Isabelle Guion de Meritens, Commander of the Gendarmerie Maritime, was welcomed by Brigadier General Pérez […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Handover ceremony of the General Commanders of the Italian Carabinieri


As of 16th January 2015 the hand-over ceremony between outgoing and incoming General Commanders of the Italian Carabinieri, respectively Lt.Gen. Leonardo Gallitelli and Lt.Gen. Tullio Del Sette (see his CV here), took place in Rome at the “Orlando de Tommaso” barracks, the oldest Carabinieri School, where the Carabinieri War Flag is placed. In the event […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

FIEP Summit

From 28th to 31st October 2013, the Senior Council of Directors/Commanding Generals took place in Madrid (Spain).

All 12 FIEP Member delegations attended the Summit which marked the handing over of the Presidency from Spanish Guardia Civil to Italian Arma dei Carabinieri.

In the same context the Qatari Internal Security Force (Lakhwiya) was granted the status of […]

By |January 28th, 2014|General News, Member News|0 Comments

FIEP seminar book published

On 7 December 2010 the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee organised the special FIEP seminar “Gendarmeries and the security challenges of the 21st century”. This was the first of a series of four seminars in which scholars and practitioners were offered a platform to discuss subjects of mutual interest, concerning Gendarmeries. As a result a book with […]

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By |November 26th, 2011|Member News|0 Comments

FIEP SUMMIT 25th October 2011 Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco

The last FIEP Summit took place in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on the 25th of October 2011, under the chairmanship of the Commander of the Moroccan Gendarmerie Royale, Lieutenant General Housni Benslimane.
The Commanders and Directors of the Member Gendarmerie Forces, or their representatives, attended the meeting, from which results stands out the admission of the […]

By |November 25th, 2011|Member News|0 Comments

FIEP site transferred to www.fiep.org

This weekend, we have succesfully transferred www.fiep-asso.nl to our new and permanent, international domain: www.fiep.org!
Please update your bookmarks, as www.fiep-asso.nl will not be updated anymore, and will redirect you to this new domain name!

By |September 3rd, 2011|Member News|0 Comments

Jordan Darak Forces

During the meeting of the Senior Council at the 19th of October 2010, consisting of the Directors/Commanding Generals of the member institutions, it was decided unanimously that The Jordanian Darak Forces will be granted the Status of Observer.



By |May 16th, 2011|Member News|0 Comments