(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The EU Tuesday announced the appointment of Rodolphe Mauget as head of the EU Police Mission for the Palestinian territories.
The French national has been acting as a head of mission since June 2014, noted an EU statement.
The mission sets out to contribute to the establishment of sustainable and effective policing arrangements and to advise Palestinian counterparts on criminal justice and rule of law.
Formed in 2006, the mission has been an important part of overall EU support for Palestinian state building.
It works to support the Palestinian civil police reform and development, strengthen the criminal justice system and improve interaction between prosecution and police.
The headquarters of the mission is in Ramallah. It comprises police advisers and legal experts from across EU member states, Canada, Norway and Turkey.