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UN Police: Gaps, Opportunities, Professionalism - UN Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS)
3 Jun 2016 -  1. Mr. Stefan Feller, UN Police Adviser 2. Ms. Jane Holl-Lute, Special Coordinator on Improving the UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and former Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, as well as for Mission Support 3. H.E. Abdallah Wafy, Permanent Representative of Niger
Moderator: H.E. Mrs. Martha A. A. Pobee, Permanent Representative of Ghana
Purpose: Review of the current capacity and capability gaps of UN Police, welfare and conduct concerns, including sexual exploitation and abuse. Member State interventions, including on options to overcome challenges. Views of a former UN Police Officer on his deployment with the United Nations that has allowed him to contribute more effectively to policing at home.
Take aways: Appreciation of existing gaps in UN policing related to capabilities, expertise, training and options for triangular cooperation. Awareness about the benefits for police officers deploying to UN field missions and career opportunities

The United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UN COPS) is a historic gathering of more than 100 police leaders from around the world. At the Summit, national chiefs of police, together with key partners and senior United Nations representatives will chart the way forward for United Nations Police in order to deliver greater impact on the ground and to tackle the policing challenges of the twenty-first century. UN COPS will also be a platform to discuss how peace operations and national policing complement and mutually reinforce each other when addressing current and emerging challenges, such as transnational threats