(Budapest, Friday 26th October 2018) – Representatives of the Security and Crisis Centre (SACC) by EJC visited the headquarters of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training Executive Director (CEPOL) in Budapest, and met with Executive Director Detlef Schröder.

During the meeting,  representatives discussed possible ways to enhance cooperation between SACC by EJC and CEPOL, in particular the use of SACC by EJC’s material in CEPOL training activities.

In addition, SACC by EJC representatives discussed with Mr Schröder the possibility of developing dedicated trainings on crucial topics such as Crisis Management and combatting antisemitism.

SACC by EJC reiterated its appreciation and support to CEPOL and its effort to provide high-quality training for law enforcement officers.

CEPOL is an agency of the European Union dedicated to develop, implement and coordinate training for law enforcement officials. Since 1 July 2016, the date of its new legal mandate, CEPOL’s official name is “The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training”. 

CEPOL contributes to a safer Europe by facilitating cooperation and knowledge sharing among law enforcement officials of the EU Member States and to some extent, from third countries, on issues stemming from EU priorities in the field of security; in particular, from the EU Policy Cycle on serious and organised crime.