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UN police participation at International Women and Law Enforcement Conference

Start date: 
Monday, September 18, 2017
End date: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Event location: 
Cairns, Australia

A United Nations delegation participates at the International Women and Law Enforcement Conference in Cairns, Australia to reach and attract more police women to join United Nations police. The participation is part of the United Nations Global Effort initiative, together with Member States, to reach 20 percent women in UN police by 2020. For UN delegation members, the conference is followed by a training workshop on how to strengthen the host State police capacity to prevent sexual and gender-based violence.