On 10 and 11 October 2012, the UNPOL High-Level Conference on International Police Peacekeeping in the 21st Century is being held at the Federal Foreign Office. It has been jointly organized by the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the United Nations.
More than 200 high-ranking participants are expected to attend, including representatives from over 100 UN member states, practitioners and academics. The focus will be on the increasing significance of police peacekeeping within the scope of UN peacekeeping missions.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and UN Under-Secretary-General Ameerah Haq will open the conference on 10 October. The following day, Federal Interior Minister Hans Peter Friedrich will make the concluding remarks.Prog