Convened ambassadors to Hungary from 33 international locations, the top of the european commission illustration to Hungary, and excessive level representatives from the Hungarian Ministry of inside, the country wide Police, the country wide school of Public Affairs, the overseas Affairs and alternate and the top Minister’s place of business to obtain know-how on the achievements of the agency in 2016, at the same time watching ahead to deal with the challenges for the eu protection.
Prof. Hc. Dr. Bánfi Ferenc explained how CEPOL contributed to a safer Europe by means of training, with a special emphasis on tackling pressing protection issues, reminiscent of terrorism, illegal migration, cybercrime and drug trafficking. CEPOL labored closely with european Member States (first and foremost via the committed CEPOL national units), international locations in eastern and South-East Europe, core East and North Africa, Justice and dwelling Affairs businesses and worldwide organizations such as Interpol, OSCE and UNODC to create a portfolio of movements that supported the ecu political priorities in phrases of security. This validated the developing significance of outside members of the family within CEPOL’s new legal mandate and the excessive stage CEPOL’s appreciation at world stage.
In 2016, CEPOL has reached new files in terms of participation: over 18 000 officers from 39 international locations have been proficient during 87 residential events, 492 exchanges, 87 webinars and other e-studying tools. The satisfaction expense is best and raises at ninety five%. Another essential milestone used to be the XIII study and Science conference held in October 2016 in Budapest. It introduced together legislation enforcement authorities from all around the globe, amongst them the Secretary general of Interpol and the Director of Europol.
Mr Gábor Zupkó, Head of the european fee illustration to Hungary, took the ground and congratulated CEPOL to the achievements. He emphasised the need for the european Member States to work extra closely together on two disorders: monetary innovation and protection. He highlighted the truth that Hungary hosts two eu businesses, the eu Union agency for law Enforcement coaching (CEPOL) and the european Institute for Innovation (EIT), which can be energetic in each these fields, which gives Hungary a strategic function at eu level. In addition, he introduced the future discuss with to Hungary of Sir Julian King, european Commissioner for safety Union, to speak about european security problems.
Mr. János Szacsúri, Head of division on the Hungarian Ministry of interior, praised the nice cooperation with CEPOL. He underlined that Hungary has a protracted tradition in regulation enforcement training and he declared that, in this respect, it was the correct resolution to maneuver CEPOL to Budapest, in particular in mild of the achievements of the company due to the fact that 2014. He reaffirmed that Hungary will continue to support CEPOL in its work to make Europe safer.