1.04.2011 EU Journalists Delegation meets EUBAM Rafah and EUPOL COPPS

The EU Journalists Delegation met with EUBAM Rafah and EUPOL COPPS representatives in Ramallah.
EUBAM Rafah’s Deputy Head of Mission, Mario PELLEGRINO, together with EUPOL COPPS’ Deputy Head of Mission, Jesper FRIEDRICHSEN and EU´s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) press Officer Fadwa BAROUD, briefed this delegation on the missions’ mandates, daily activities, challenges and future, and also on the broader European Union’s support to the Palestinian Security Sector and Justice Sector Reform.
The visit of the Fifteen-member delegation of journalists coming from several EU Countries has been coordinated by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) office in Brussels, under a seminar programme entitled “The European Neighbourhood Policy: The Peace Process and Beyond”. The delegation met with key EU officials, diplomats, local authorities, civil society organizations, independent experts in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah in order to help participants’ gaining a comprehensive overview on the ENP policy, the EU relations with this part of Middle East region.