On 19 September 2016, EUPOL COPPS and GIZ supported a ‘train-the-trainer” drug awareness course in Jericho for the PCP Anti-Narcotics Department. The event was preceded by five weeks of training for the Palestinian police officers to further enhance their capabilities in their fight against drugs.
Sufficient, equitable and efficient investment in children is crucial for the full realisation of children's civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. Investment in children is not only a legal obligation under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but also an economic strategy for long-term sustainable development. In order to raise attention to the issue of public budgeting for the realisation of children's rights, the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Uruguay, UNICEF and NGO partners, hosted a side-event to the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council.