PRAVO Police Steering Committee reiterates priorities in supporting Ukraine’s law-enforcement reformSeptember 27, 2021
The EU-funded PRAVO Police discussed key priorities for the year ahead at EUAM’s headquarters. The programme provides support for the reform of Ukraine’s Rule of Law system in accordance with best European and international practices.
Deputy Head of EUAM Fredrik Wesslau highlighted that Pravo Police has continued despite the challenges of the pandemic providing support for Ukraine together with the European Union Advisory Mission.
“Implementation of the Pravo Police has an important value the citizens of Ukraine, as they will experience a more service-minded police, and the police will enhance its capacities and professional police services for the citizens”, said Deputy Head of EUAM, Fredrik Wesslau.
Over the past year, in particular, the programme has delivered two state of art modular centres, equipment that enables 45,000 police officers to provide a timely response to citizens, including the 102 police emergency line. Recently, PRAVO Police also delivered 18 patrol police cars, 40 public order support vehicles, explosive ordnance disposal equipment, etc., worth EUR 3.4 million to Ukraine’s police. It has also donated police cars for domestic violence mobile response groups, modules for police checkpoints in Donbas, and police pick-up cars.
The Support for Rule of Law Reforms in Ukraine in the areas of Police, Public Prosecution and Good Governance (PRAVO Police) programme is funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in coordination with the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM).
The Programme Steering Committee brought together officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Police of Ukraine, the State Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, the EU Advisory Mission and UNOPS