The EU-funded PRAVO Police Programme implemented by UNOPS in close cooperation with EUAM Ukraine delivered 13,500 NATO-standard Individual First Aid Kits (IFAKs) to Ukrainian law enforcement agencies, including the National Police of Ukraine, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the State Bureau of Investigations, and the Prosecutor General’s Office. The total value of the donated items was over EUR 880,000.
Thanks to support from the European Union, Ukraine made significant steps towards bringing its law enforcement system in alignment with best European and international practices. It benefited greatly from the assistance provided by the PRAVO Police Programme implemented by UNOPS in close cooperation with the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine between 2017 and 2022. This was concluded by the participants of PRAVO Police’s closing event held in Kyiv on 31 August 2022.
The EU-funded PRAVO Police Programme implemented by UNOPS in close cooperation with the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine has seen a delivery of hardware and software for criminal analysis experts working at the National Police of Ukraine.
The EU-funded PRAVO Police Programme implemented by UNOPS in close coordination with the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine has completed the delivery of 90 vehicles to law enforcement agencies under the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as well as the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine. In total, the donated items’ value is close to EUR 2,000,000.
The European Union (EU) has donated data storage equipment to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) worth over EUR 65,000 under the PRAVO Police Programme implemented by UNOPS in close coordination with the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine. The delivery will address the pressing needs of the NPU’s Criminal Analysis Department and enhance its core analytical capacity.
The European Union (EU) donated communication equipment to the National Police of Ukraine and the State Border Guard Service worth more than EUR 215,000 through the PRAVO Police Programme. This donation will help these institutions improve their operational capacity at a time when they are protecting Ukraine and its citizens against Russia’s aggression.
The European Union (EU) donated valuable IT and communication equipment to Regional Prosecution Offices and the National Police of Ukraine worth EUR 180,737 through the PRAVO Police programme, thus supporting these institutions to continue to increase their capacities, amidst Russia’s war against Ukraine.
On 24 January 2022, the European Union (EU) delivered seven vehicles that will serve as mobile forensic laboratories to the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI). This equipment worth EUR 410,000 will help Ukrainian investigators to become more effective in investigating crimes committed by senior public officials, judges, law-enforcement, and military personnel.
On 16 December, the European Union delivered ten mobile forensic laboratories to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU). This equipment worth approximately EUR 442,000 will help Ukrainian police to become more effective in investigating and combating serious and organised crime.
Mission completed! Up to 500 Ukrainian officers from specialised units of the National Police and the National Guard underwent the Public Order training delivered by an experienced EUAM Specialized Team.
Last Sunday, Stockholm was preparing for a milestone football match between long-time rivals, Hammarby and A.I.K, clubs. It was the first match, which included spectators after a two-year COVID-19 related ban, and social media reported that more than 20,000 fans were planning to take to the streets of Stockholm, with more than 10,000 marching from the downtown square to the stadium, while fans of the opposing team, were also riding in the underground metro, directly beneath them.
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PRAVO Police and EUAM organized a study visit of Ukrainian law-enforcement officers from the State Bureau of Investigation to the Netherlands, where they shared experience and coordinated their efforts in fighting organised, transnational and serious crimes.
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 to discuss and agree on the key priority areas for the PRAVO Police for the year ahead.
On 10 September, the EU-funded PRAVO Police programme delivered 18 patrol police cars, 40 public order support vehicles, nine defibrillators, state-of-the-art servers and data storage systems as well as a bomb suit and related equipment for the National Police of Ukraine (NPU). This equipment for approximately EUR 3.4 million will help Ukrainian police to become more effective in performing their critical duties and enhance safety in Ukrainian cities, communities, streets, and roads.
On May 18-20, a team of Estonian experts led by former Prosecutor General of Estonia Lavly Perling visited Kyiv wtihin the framework of the PRAVO Police programme. The main focus of the visit was consultations with the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on further development of the Electronic Case Management System (eCMS), as well as Juvenile Justice and Criminal Policy issues.
PRAVO Police programme implemented by UNOPS in close coordination with the EUAM organized a five-day training-of-trainers workshop for the Ukrainian special police forces. Police officers from Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Romania and Portugal shared with their Ukrainian counterparts the best practices of maintaining public order and ensuring citizens rights at the same time. Trained Ukrainian officers will serve as trainers and assist in future training events planned throughout the summer and autumn 2021 in Kharkiv, Odessa, and Dnipro.
UNOPS and the Ukrainian Association of Women in Law Enforcement signed a Memorandum of Understanding and agreed to enhance cooperation aimed at promoting gender equality, women empowerment and leadership in Ukrainian law-enforcement ranks. This includes, but is not limited to, promoting enabling environment for the professional development of women within law-enforcement agencies, ensuring gender sensitive infrastructure and prevention of discrimination.
The European Union Pravo-Police programme delivered the first three of 13 prefabricated modules to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) to be used at checkpoints on a strategic road to Melekine, just outside of Mariupol. When they arrive, the remaining modules will be used at six other National Police checkpoints in Donetsk region. The modules – delivered together with ten police pick-up cars, 1,162 first aid kits, 700 fire extinguishers, and a state-of-the-art portable explosive ordnance scanner – will allow police to operate in hard-to-reach locations, and significantly enhance their ability to ensure safety of local communities. The overall worth of the EU support totals EUR 600,000.