News Stories (2014)

December

Herat Province Police Chief visits EUPOL Field Office

Herat, December 2014. To increase cooperation,...

The Council of the EU extends the mandate of EUPOL Afghanistan

The Council of the European Union decided on 17 December, to extend...

The December edition of EUPOL Newsletter is out!

Kabul, December 2014. The December edition of our...

New Handbook on Advising: Knowledge Management at its best

Kabul, December 2014. A long...

Positive signs of transition: Kunduz training center thrives

Kunduz, December 2014. “After the handover of...

We are hiring - join the EUPOL team!

Kabul, December 2014. Do you want to work in a...

Collaboration Agreement between EUPOL and GIZ

Kabul, December 2014. In line with EUPOL’s revised...

Season Greetings from EUPOL!

EUPOL Afghanistan and Head of Mission Karl Ake Roghe send the...

The Medical Forensic Training Project in Herat

Herat, December 2014. “I was...

EUPOL, NATO Resolute Support and GPPT enhance cooperation to support Ministry of Interior

Kabul, December 2014. “The military-civilian...

EUPOL’s Project Phoenix concludes with positive outcomes amid challenges

Kabul, November 2014. “It has been a huge privilege...

Fire & Disaster Police and Border Police: close cooperation and an open mind go a long way

Kabul 2014. Most of the time, if you have clean...

“More educated defence lawyers needed for Afghanistan”

Kabul, December 2014. An Afghan newlywed bride was...

Case Management System helps to track down criminal cases and monitor ANP performance

Kabul, December 2014. The Case Management System (...

Leaving Head of Mission feels ‘being part of Afghanistan’

The EUPOL Head of Mission, Karl Ake Roghe, is leaving at the end this...

Holiday Cheer at EUPOL HQ

Kabul, December 2014. EUPOL Afghanistan's annual...

College for Policewomen in Afghanistan

Kabul, December 2014. In a traditional society like...

November

Workshop on Community Policing in Herat

Herat, November 2014. EUPOL Field Office Herat, in...

EUPOL Newsletter November 2014
The November edition of EUPOL Newsletter is out!

Kabul, November 2014. The latest edition of our...

New ‘Gender Policy and Action plan’ for AGO

Kabul, November 2014. On 5 November a milestone was...

EUPOL’s Project Phoenix passes into Afghan hands in Herat

Herat, November 2014. Brigadier General Gul Agha...

“I want the law to be effectively applied in Afghanistan”

November, 2014. Mohammad Khalid Karimi has been...

Police and prosecutor cooperation in Herat

Herat October/November 2014. Against the difficulties...

EUPOL staff in Mazar-e Sharif honored at Medal Parade

Mazar-e Sharif, 11 November 2014. During a medal...

Former EUPOL officers honored

Stratford. The work of three former EUPOL staff...

EUPOL project delivers self-sustainable Tashkeel database

Kabul. Thursday 13th November marked the closing...

Education conference sets standards

Kabul, November 2014. A milestone has been reached...

It’s a duty to share your experience with younger generations

Mazar-e-Sharif. November 2014. In Mazar-e Sharif 14 Afghan National...

The European Union says ‘NO’ to violence against women

Kabul, 25 November 2014. Joint statement by the...

EUPOL team see first-hand Afghan female officers training in Turkey

Turkey, November 2014. On the 16th November 2014...

Unas mushtarak – women together

Mazar-e Sharif, November 2014. The third Unas...

Responsibility for ANP training courses handed over to Afghan authorities

Kabul, November 2014. A landmark transfer for the...

Welcome Federica Mogherini as new EUs High Representative

Brussels, November 2014. A very warm welcome to...

October

Urban search and rescue training

Kabul, October 2014.54 Afghan Fire and Disaster Police officers...

The latest edition of our newsletter is out!

Kabul, October 2014. The latest edition of our...

School outreach builds trust and the image of policing

Kabul, October 2014. 1st Sergeant Noor Mohammad...

EUPOL Head of Mission, Karl Ake Roghe, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha

Kabul, October 2014. On...

EUPOL workshop plans support for sustainable transition

Kabul, 7 October 2014. Several EUPOL mission...

Women on a mission

Kabul, October 2014. Currently, approximately 20...

We are hiring - join the EUPOL team. Deadline
Kabul, October 2014. Do you want to work in a...
“The only way to success is to work closely with the people and gain their trust!”

 Kabul, October 2014. 23-year-old 1st...

Head of Mission participates in Security Jam

Brussels/Kabul.  Just a reminder that from tomorrow...

“I loved the police uniform when I was a teenager”

Kabul, October 2014.Captain Suhaila, after working...

Practical safety training for EUPOL

 Kabul, October 2014.EUPOL Mission Members have...

School bags and books for students

Kabul October 2014.One thousand school bags and...

“We bring policing closer to the people”

Kabul, October 2014. For 2nd Lieutenant Mohammad Hakim...

Police, prosecutors and defense lawyers should work together

 Kabul, October 2014. A five-day ATLAS (Access to...

Patrolwoman Nargis: “I want to have more responsibilities”

Kabul, October 2014. Patrolwoman Nargis works at...

“The justice sector reform should start at the top”

Kabul, October 2014. Freshta Kakar is a defense...

September

Child Rights and Policing Conference in Herat

Herat, September 2014. A real life example from...

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Police-Prosecutor cooperation ensures justice for victims

Herat, September 2014. “By working together, we can...

EUPOL staff members honored at medal parade
Kabul,...
Forensic lab helps to defeat crime in Herat

Herat, September 2014. To help solve crime, a new...

Streamlining the performance of criminal judicial procedures

Kabul, September 2014. In order for the law...

“I will never give up whatever it takes”

 Kabul, September 2014. The police officer points...

Latest edition of EUPOL newsletter is out!

Kabul, September 2014. The latest edition of our...

Afghan experts deliver “Access to Legal Aid System” training in Herat
...
One step closer to an AGO educational department

Kabul, September 2014. The Attorney General’s...

EUPOL’s Support to the Afghan Election Audit Process Ends

Kabul, September 2014. EUPOL mission volunteers...

Strategic advisers to Afghan Ministry of Interior agree further collaboration

Kabul, September 2014. An informal BBQ at EUPOL...

Being an observer at the election audit: “An eye-opening experience”

Kabul, September 2014. EUPOL’s Project Management...

How to manage emergencies and disasters?

Kabul, September 2014. A landslide buried entire...

Crime Scene Preservation workshop in Mazar-e Sharif

Mazar-e Sharif, September 2014. EUPOL Field Office...

Afghan Female police officers are working hard despite challenges

Kabul, September 2014. Policewomen play an...

EUPOL workshop on strategic planning and advising
Kabul, September 2014....

August

“Show compassion, be open-minded”

Kabul, August 2014. Five years working at EUPOL in...

Certificates for best Community policing performance

...

Major Belqis: “I am a tough woman and I can do it”

Kabul, August 2014. After working for 28 years as a...

Sergeant Zarghona Mohabat: “A woman knows another woman's problems”

 Kabul, August, 2014. On a sunny afternoon a...

Investigators graduated from Crime Management College

Kabul, August 2014. After five week of intensive...

Training for female police and female prosecutors

 Kabul, August 2014. EUPOL marked another step in...

Acting Minister of Justice: “EUPOL is more than a Police Mission”

 Kabul, August 2014. The cooperation between EUPOL...

Disaster police and 119 cooperation workshop

 Kabul, August 2014....

Project Phoenix in Kabul: Impeding community policing

Kabul, August 2014. “I have issued an order to our...

“What can the police do for you? Call 119!”

Kabul, August 2014. A policeman surrounded bv...

Last POLASTRIS workshop held – but the story continues

Kabul, August 2014....

Community consultation in PD 16: sharing mutual expectations

Kabul, August...

EUPOL condemns attack at Kabul Military Academy

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EUPOL Afghanistan hosts Eid party

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CSI Kabul: hands-on training for detectives

 Kabul, August, 2014. A dead body lies on the...

"Is this really corruption?"

Mazar-e Sharif, August 2014. “Is this really...

Community Policing Seminar – Sharing good practice

Kabul, August...

July

100 police officers complete Captain to Major promotion course

 Kabul, July 2014. The graduation of over 100...

EUPOL Kabul Field Office: Project Phoenix Partnership Meeting

 Kabul. Project Phoenix is an ambitious 18-month...

EUPOL condemns the killing of District Police Chief in Western Herat province

Kabul, 7 July 2014. The Head of EUPOL Mission in...

EUPOL on display at Italian Army Post Conflict Operations Study Centre

 Torino, Italy - 2014....

Transition in practice: Incident Command Workshop

Kabul, July 2014. Afghan trainers have made a...

We are hiring: Join our team!

 Kabul, 12 July 2014. Do...

First core investigators course graduation at Crime Management College

 Kabul, July 2014. The first graduation ceremony...

Handover of computers and Child Rights and Policing booklets

 Kabul, July 2014. EUPOL...

“Every single police officer must stop corruption”

 Herat, July 2014. As many as 35 police officers...

EUPOL welcomes the audit of the Afghan Presidential run-off votes

Kabul, July 2014. EUPOL welcomes the auditing...

Digital staffing database revolutionises ANP

 Kabul, July 2014. For the first time the Afghan...

Eid mubarak! اختر مو مبارک شه - عید شما مبارک باد

Kabul, 27 July 2014. Eid mubarak message from Pia...

Community Policing course in Herat: Proactive Policing for the People
...
Book launch at Attourney General’s Office
...
Treating animals and saving human lives

Kabul, July 2014. There are people In Afghanistan...

July 2014 edition of the EUPOL newsletter is out !

The EUPOL Newsletter July 2014 edition is out. In this newsletter,...

Italy took over the presidency of the EU Council

 July 1, 2014. Italy...

Female police Shura meeting in Mazar-e Sharif

 Mazar-e Sharif. Afghan female police held its...

Code of Conduct training delivered to over 1000 police officers in Balkh

 Mazar-e Sharif. Rule of Law, impartiality (non-...

Regional Police Training Center Mazar-e Sharif handed over

Mazar-e Sharif. On the 26th of June the...

June

Gender and Human Right training for CID officers in Kabul

Kabul, June 2014. As many as 60 officers from Crime...

General Salangi briefs on election security
...
Community policing course at Police Staff College

 Kabul, June 2014. A one...

Colonel Hasibullah: “ So far 1000 students graduated from literacy courses”

...

Inside the nerve center of election security

 Kabul, June...

Kabul Police reaches out to 5,000 high school students
...
Four female police promoted in Kabul City Police: “My new rank came as a confirmation”
Kabul, June 2014....
Connecting hotline 119 to legal aid providers
Kabul, June 2014. A...
Police-e Mardume: Children Safety & Security Awareness Campaign in Herat

Herat,...

Anti-Corruption Mainstreaming Train-the-Trainers Course in Herat

 Herat. EUPOL Herat...

Afghan police and defense lawyers ready to train together

Kabul, June 2014. Twelve...

Training for EUPOL mission staff

 Kabul, June...

Teaching peace - Afghan scouts and Kabul police outreach for orphanages and schools

 Kabul, June 2014.The...

EUPOL Head of Mission's Message: Ramadan Mubarak!

 Kabul, June 2014. The...

Female Executive Board of Kabul City Police: networking and sharing information

 Kabul, June 2014. For...

Conference on the new Criminal Procedure Code

 Kabul, June 2014. On 24...

The June edition of EUPOL Newsletter is out!

 Kabul, June 2014. Do...

Planning Process Workshop at EUPOL

Kabul, June 2014. To...

Green complaint boxes in Herat: Tip off by citizen led to arrest of suspect
...
ILP conference in Mazar-e Sharif

 Mazar-e Sharif, May 2014....

Colonel Katawazai: “People should know the difference between Community Police and Local Police”

Kabul, June 2014. “The...

May

New EUPOL Head of Field Office Mazar-e Sharif prefers quality over quantity

Mazar-e Sharif, May 2014....

EUPOL national staff delivers procurement training in the provinces

Parwan, May 2014.Understanding Procurement Law is a...

Join us at the EU Open Doors in Brussels!

 Brussels, May 2014....

EUPOL Afghanistan team at EU Open Doors in Brussels

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Finalizing Project Phoenix in Police District 12 by delivering "Source Handling Course"
...
600 sets of body armor and ballistic helmets for Kabul City Police
...
EUPOL Human Rights reports reaches the highest level
...
EUPOL Field Office invites 40 students from Law and Sharia Faculties in Herat

Herat, May 2014. 40...

Director of AIBA in Herat: “EUPOL mentors don’t only talk – they work”

Herat May 2014. “Our...

Scenario Based Training in Mazar-e Sharif
...
Report writing workshop in Mazar-e Sharif
...
We are hiring - Deadline: 13 June 2014

Kabul, 26 May 2014. Do...

Police-e Mardume in Herat – Reaching out to young generation

Herat, May 2014. When...

Estonians training video skills to Afghan Border Police

 Kabul, May 2014....

World Press Freedom Day: "Free, diverse and independent media constitutes one of the cornerstones of a democratic society"
...
How to manage first contact with abused children

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Devastating landslide in Badakhshan: "The EU is ready to provide assistance"

Brussels, 3 May 2014. ...

GPPT hands over new Police Training Centre to Afghan National Police

...

Domestic violence - a dark truth in Afghan society

Kabul, 4 May 2014....

The May edition of EUPOL Newsletter is out!

Kabul, May 2014. What would be a dream day at work...

Deputy Minister of Interior Muhammad Ayoub Salangi: “The best day is the one when there are no casualties, nobody dies”

Kabul, May 2014. “Know your soldiers, look out for...

Workshop on effective Communication - POLASTRIS
Kabul, May...
Increased cooperation between Ministry of Interior and Attorney General’s Office

Kabul, May 2014. High...

Lieutenant Colonel Rana: “Zarmeena’s execution hurt me deep inside my heart”

Kabul, May 2014. There are images Lieutenant Colonel...

April

Chief of Police District 9: “Without the support of people, the police would not be able to carry out their duties proficiently”

Kabul, April 2014. Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad...

MoI: “Afghan police is ready to ensure security in upcoming elections”

Kabul, April 2014. The Afghan National Security...

Congratulations to Jamila Bayaz!

Kabul, April 2014. EUPOL congratulates Jamila Bayaz...

“Much to gain from closer cooperation between Kabul Police and Independent Human Rights Commission”

Kabul, April 2014. As the most important,...

Zulfia Zalmai: “We will not give up!”

Kabul, April 2014. Zulfia Zalmai is one of the few...

Major General Silab: “Only well-trained ANP will be able to take over the security responsibility”

Kabul, April 2014. How can you build a democratic...

POLASTRIS: Developing Policy and Strategy Implementation within the MoI

Kabul, April 2014. For the first time EUPOL, in...

Good leaders get the best out of those they command

Kabul, April 2014. How to be in contact with people...

Joint community service of Kabul City Police and young scouts

Kabul, April 2014. Police officers and young scouts...

1st Sergeant Ahmad Jawed wants to teach the new recruits professionally

Kabul, April 2014. EUPOL Best Practice Award winner...

Colonel Saifuddin Wafa: “We will stop violence against women and recruit more policewomen”

Kabul, April 2014. “Capacity building of the Gender...

Forensic-based evidence under the loupe in Herat

Herat, April 2014. The importance of the forensic-...

Legal Libraries Project – an epitome of productive co-operation

Kabul, April 2014. Launching of the Legal Libraries...

EUPOL assists Afghan Minister of Interior in reviewing Code of Conduct

Kabul, April 2014. The honesty, integrity and...

Chief of Police District 10 in Kabul gears up security ahead of Election Day

Kabul, April 2014. How does a Chief of Police of...

EU Election Assessment Team: “The Afghan people resolutely engaged with the democratic process, despite security threats”
Kabul, 7...
We are hiring: Join our team! New Deadline: 11 April 2014
Kabul, 8...
EU High Representative Ashton: "Pay tribute to courage and bravery of Afghan people"
...

March

EU celebrates International Women’s Day

Kabul, 8 March 2014. The EU celebrated on 8 March...

Colonel Jamila Bayaz: “We must stand up for the women in remote districts”

Kabul, 8 March 2014. Saturday 8th of...

Canadians leaving EUPOL: “It was a privilege to serve in Afghanistan”

On Saturday 8thMarch there were some wistfulness in the...

Canadians leaving EUPOL: “It was a privilege to serve in Afghanistan”

Kabul, 8 March 2014. On...

Police-e Mardume Conference in Herat

Herat, March 2014. A ribbon-cutting took place...

EUPOL Afghanistan supports Afghan National Police in upcoming elections

Kabul, 13 March 2014. EUPOL...

Indoor fire fighting training

Kabul, March 2014. Thick black waves of smoke...

EU funded Crime Management College handed over

 ...

New Year celebration at EUPOL – Nawroz Mubarak!

...

Female Leadership Course: “Some people don’t like women to wear police uniforms”

Kabul, March 2014. When Zulhuja’s husband, a police...

Command and Leadership Workshop for Inspector General’s Office

Kabul, March 2014. What are the strengths,...

We are hiring - become part of our team! Deadline: 4 April 2014

Kabul, 26 March 2014....

“Concerned about appointment of underqualified prosecutors”

Kabul, March 2014. Afghanistan hit a sad record...

Latest edition of EUPOL newsletter is out!

Kabul, March 2014. The latest edition of EUPOL...

February

Anti-Corruption Mainstreaming Course

Kabul, February 2014. 18 crime investigators and...

Afghan general refuses 3 Million US Dollars bribe from the most wanted criminal

Kabul, February 2014. Major General Zahir Zahir,...

Western Region Female Police Conference

Herat, 25 February 2014. Almost 150 participants,...

The EU hands over two state-of-the-art training facilities to the Afghan National Police

Kabul, 2 February 2014. On behalf of the European...

Kabul City Police website launched

Kabul, 3 February 2014. The use of the internet in...

First best practice awards for Afghan National Police

Kabul. On February 3, 2014, EUPOL Kabul Field...

First Female Executive Board for policewomen formed

Kabul. The General Human Rights (GHR) unit of the...

EU High Representative Ashton on Criminal Procedure Code in Afghanistan

Brussels, 10 February 2014. The High Representative...

Latest edition of EUPOL newsletter is out!

Kabul, February 2014. The latest edition of EUPOL...

Computer training for managing e-Tashkeel database

Kabul. EUPOL passed another milestone in the self-...

We are hiring – become part of our team!

Kabul, February 2014. Do you want...

Intelligence-Led Policing Conference in Herat

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Inauguration of the Police-e Mardume Unit at Kabul City Police HQ

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January

Kabul policewomen attend female network meeting

Kabul. 71 participants from all police districts...

Conference on Intelligence-Led policing

Kabul, 7 January 2014. Organised crime, corruption, the fight...

EUPOL supports police impartiality in election

Kabul, January 2014. More than 200 police district commanders were...

EUPOL condemns attack on restaurant in Kabul

Kabul. On Friday, 17 January 2014, a Danish EUPOL civilian staff...

Leadership workshops for Afghan Police Intelligence

Kabul, January 2014. Over the last three months four EUPOL trainers...

Female police strategy launched in Kabul

Kabul, 21 January 2014. The first female police strategy has been...

Final Farewells

Kabul, 22/23 January 2014. The remains of the Danish EUPOL civilian...

National Human Trafficking Seminar

Kabul, 22-23 January, 2014. Human Trafficking in Afghanistan, the...

EUPOL mourns loss of staff members killed in attack

Kabul, 26 January 2014. The Danish EUPOL civilian staff member and...