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ISS/TfP contributes to the 19th International Police (INTERPOL) Training Symposium: Enhancing the efficiency of law enforcement learning activities
16 Dec 2014
This Symposium was aimed at the heads of national, regional and international entities in charge of police capacity building, training and development. As such it was of interest and value to any police managers interested in learning about and sharing major training challenges and best practices in the area of capacity building for police forces.
In order to advance the theme “Enhancing the Efficiency of Law Enforcement Learning Activities”, the Symposium addressed the following major police training concepts:
Innovation in police training;
Training quality assurance; and
International cooperation in police training.
The symposium was opened by Mr Assefa Abiyu Commissioner General, Ethiopian Federal Police and Mr Dale Sheehan, Director, INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training Directorate.
The following symposium presentations were delivered and included discussion:
Ms Chor Ping Woo, Assistant Director, INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training Directorate , presented INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI): overview and capabilities
Mr Dieter Korhummel, Assistant Director, INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training Directorate , presented an overview of capacity building and training at INTERPOL
Mr Marcellino Ramkishun Regional Technical Specialist -Immigration and Border Management, International Organization for Migration (IOM), presented an overview of the African Capacity Building Center (ACBC) in Moshi, Tanzania
Mr Wayne Snell Assistant Director, INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training Directorate, delivered a presentation entitiled ‘Hi Jingo’ and stakeholder management for police training center managers
Mr Seymour Jones, Senior Advisor for International Training and Security Sector Assistance, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) delivered presentation on Training needs assessments and training quality assurance as well as on Curriculum design and instructional methodology in international training
Mr Sven Middelraad, Detective Inspector, Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) unit for police training aid-ProjectEast Africa presented on Police training assistance in East Africa: Project East Africa II
Dr Roger Maclean, Professor,John Abbott College, preseted briefings on
Mental illness empathy training of police technology students
The Tandem Project: training police technology students in cultural intelligence using cultural/ethnic mentors
E-Learning to integrated blended learning
Mr Jean-François Gadeceau, Assistant Director, INTERPOL Capacity Building and Training Directorate:, presented briefings on:
Contemporary research findings on how the human brain learns
E-Learning at INTERPOL
Mr Tofik Murshudlu, Chief of Implementation Support Section, UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), presented entitiled initiatives in building capacities of law enforcement agencies including in the field of training
Mr Alexandru Caciuloiu, Digital Crime Officer, INTERPOL Cyber Innovation and Outreach Directorate presented on Cyber training strategy for the INTERPOL Cyber Innovation and Outreach Directorate
Dr Ali AfsharHead of Educational Department, presented an introduction to the Encyclopedia of Police Science
Mr Andre Roux, Senior Researcher and Training Coordinator for Police,Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Training police officers for peace operations
Mr Ayele Mulugeta, Academic Vice President, Ethiopian Police University College Police training and education in Ethiopia: development, challenges and the need for international cooperation
Mr Michael Niemeier, Director -International Coordination Department, presented on Police training and technical assistance: challenges of international coordination
Mr Wayne Snell then facilitated a collective discussion concerning expectations of member countries on the role of INTERPOL; How to expand police training cooperation, and the future role, structure, and activities for the INTERPOL Group of Experts on Police Training (IGEPT)
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