Herat, May 2014. When you want to make a difference in your environment who do you try to influence: those in power or to those who will be in power in the decades to come? Obviously both groups should be targeted but the focus can vary. This is the approach of Colonel Noor Khan Nikzad, Chief of Police-e Mardume Unite (PeM, Community Policing), who is especially interested to reach the young generation.
Kabul, 26 May 2014. Do you want to work in a dynamic and international environment? Are you determined and looking for new challenges? We're looking for brilliant people to join us and make a difference! Do you happen to be a fire marshal, a medical officer or an electrician? We are also looking to fill seconded positions such as executive officer, legal advisor, Head of the Police Component or Head of the Field Office Herat. Please send us your application. Deadline: 13 June 2014. Job descriptions:
Mazar-e Sharif, May 2014. To improve report writing skills, EUPOL Field Office Mazar-e Sharif delivered a hands-on training in report writing in mid of May 2014 to selected staff members in Police District (PD) 2 and PD 9. It started with a brief ten-minute exercise: A verbal description of a simple picture by one participant, not having any visual contact to the audience. This person described the picture and the audience had to draw on only what they hear, without the possibility to ask any questions. The audience provided a variety of rather different sketches.
Herat May 2014. “Our goal is to make ourselves unemployed”, says Luca Costa, the Senior Rule of Law Mentor/Advisor at EUPOL’s Field Office in Herat. Ahmad Rafi Nadiri, the Director of the Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) in Herat region, is working efficiently toward that goal: to take the initiative and full responsibility for enhancing the rule of law in Afghanistan.
Herat, May 2014. 40 students from the Law and Sharia Faculties in Herat informed themselves about EUPOL activities, following an invitation from EUPOL Field Office Herat. “This is more than double the number we expected, half of them were female students,” says EUPOL Luca Costa, Senior Rule of Law Mentor/Advisor who was positively surprised by the interest. They were all welcomed in the rooms of Herat’s Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA).
Brussels, 17 May 2014. Hundreds of interested visitors joined the stand of the team of EUPOL Afghanistan at the EU Open Doors in Brussels. Many used the opportunity to ask questions about mission life, the security and political situation in Afghanistan and how they can join the mission.
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