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Norwegian National Police Directorate

Country: Norway

The Norwegian National Police Directorate (POD) is involved as donor programme partner in four programmes in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Romania in the field of justice and home affairs.

 

Contact

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Contact person Ms Eva Lynghjem
E-mail eva.lynghjem@politiet.no
Telephone +47 23 36 42 12

About the programme area - Capacity Building and Institutional Cooperation

This programme area will facilitate the exchange of experience and learning between partners in Norway and the beneficiary states. It provides the framework for administrations and public authorities in the beneficiary states to cooperate with their counterparts in Norway, with the aim of developing modern and efficient administrations.

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About the programme

Lithuania: In this programme, the Norwegian Police Directorate is donor programme partner together with the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and the Norwegian Environment Agency. POD’s main focus is on the pre-defined project regarding domestic and gender-based violence. The project has been developed and will be implemented in cooperation between POD and the project promoter, the Lithuanian Police Department.

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Contact person: Ms Heidi Nybø, heidi.nybo@politiet.no, phone +47 23 36 41 00

About the programme area - Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

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Romania: Both the Norwegian Police Directorate and the Council of Europe are donor programme partners and assist the programme operator in development and implementation of the programme. POD shares its experience related to domestic and gender-based violence and will take part in a partnership project.

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Contact person: Ms Heidi Nybø, heidi.nybo@politiet.no, phone +47 23 36 41 00

About the programme area - Schengen Cooperation and Combating Cross-Border and Organised Crime

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About the programmes

A donor programme partner, the Norwegian Police Directorate assists the programme operators and share its experience related to Schengen cooperation and cross-border and organised crime in the preparation and implementation of the programmes. In both programmes, the Norwegian Police Directorate is also taking part in partnership projects.

Bulgaria: The programme will improve the capacity of the Bulgarian law enforcement agencies and strengthen their capacity to participate in European police cooperation. As well as reinforcing system for combatting trafficking in human beings and victim assistance. The Norwegian Police Directorate and the Council of Europe are partners in three of the programmes six pre-defined projects. The programme also contains a small grants scheme aiming at improving capacity and competence to implement the Schengen acquis.

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Romania: The programme will strengthen police cooperation between Romania and Norway, improve police cooperation between Romania and its closest neighbours (Hungary, Moldova and Ukraine) in combating illegal migration, human smuggling and economic crime, improve the relationship between the police and the Roma communities and other vulnerable groups, enable the Romanian police to better prevent, investigate and prosecute crime through training and better equipment. Experts from the Council of Europe work with Romania to implement recommendations to the country on how to improve its capacity fighting human trafficking.

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About The Norwegian National Police Directorate (POD)

The Norwegian Police Directorate (POD) is under the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security. The primary task of the directorate is professional management, supervision and development of the Norwegian police within the framework stipulated by the Ministry. POD is responsible for the management and supervision of the regional police districts and special police unites. In addition the directorate plays a central role in the fight against international and organised crime.