US Embassy Belgrade ICITAP Program sponsored two representatives to participate in the 57th Annual International Association of Women Police (IAWP) conference in Anchorage, Alaska. One participant came from the General Police Directorate, Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, and the second a professor from the University of Criminal Investigations and Police studies in (Zemun) Belgrade.The IAWP was host to 500 senior police officials from 91 nations around the world.
The countries represented in ICITAP’s delegations included Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Kosovo, Mali, Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia, Philippines, Serbia, and Ukraine. The conference provided participants with the opportunity to learn and to share best practices, in addition to discussing cross-cutting issues of organized crime, security, and terrorism local. Further, the international participants had the chance to share success stories, and build their regional and global professional network, to identify strategic points for collaboration. This conference also provided exposure to new and emerging law enforcement technology and methodologies.