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EU launches EUR 6 million project to support ‘model police stations’ in 20 Ukrainian districts and new model of public order policing based on Scandinavian approach
The EU launched
6 million project today with the name ‘Support to Police Reform in Ukraine’, which will strengthen community policing in 20 police districts in mid-sized towns in the Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv regions and support the reform of public order policing in Ukraine. It builds on activities already delivered by the EUAM and will be implemented – over 18 months – by the Swedish police and the United Nations Office for Project Services, with the support of EUAM. a EUR
EUAM Ukraine is this week carrying
out a first seminar on witness protection, a tool that law-enforcement agencies use to fight serious forms of crime, organised crime and terrorism. EUAM is advocating for an independent witness protection unit in Ukraine, and this was one of the issues discussed at the seminar, where an Austrian witness-protection expert addressed officers from Ukraine’s law-enforcement partners. EUAM Head of Operations Udo Moeller elaborates here on the concept of witness protection.