Under the slogan “Global Challenges and Local Solutions”
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]
Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Policing and Security Conference is scheduled to start tomorrow Wednesday, November 4, under the slogan “Global Challenges and Local Solutions”. Taking place at the the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), the two-day conference is organized by Rabdan Academy in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Charles Sturt University, Australia.at
Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, said that hosting the Policing and Security Conference under the theme ‘Global Challenges and Local Solutions’ is considered an achievement by the United Arab Emirates, as it confirms its keenness to be one of the best countries in the world in terms of security and safety.
Moreover, he expressed his appreciation for the conference organizers; pointing out that it will promote the scientific methodologies behind police work in the UAE and will help develop a culture of exchanging expertise and experiences and sharing academic research results; as well as making use of the best practices to build a more secure society. It will also acquaint attendees with the appropriate methods combat crime, enforce justice and increase community trust in pursuance of the Abu Dhabi Police’s vision, aimed at becoming the most operationally effective police force, catering to the needs of society with the highest level of integrity and training.
He also noted that hosting the conference by Rabdan Academyis a “milestone” for the Academy; noting that the conference allows participants to discuss ways to develop police practices and to take advantage of the outcome of research and studies in police science.
Dr. Faisal Obaid Al Ayyan, Executive Vice President of Rabdan Academy, noted that the conference is a major event for policing and security professionals from the broad law enforcement and public protection communities across the UAE, GCC and the wider regional and international areas. “The conference aims to exchange expertise in the area of training and making use of the latest technical equipment and devices. It also aims to reinforce joint cooperation to exchange experiences in all areas related to policing and security in order to avail of the lessons learned, with a view to upgrading the efficiency of the security officers in combating the different types and methods of crime,” pointed out Al Ayyan. Adding further, the Executive Vice President of Rabdan Academy said that the Conference will be discussing a number of contemporary issues related to education, training and security research. “It will focus on acquainting attendees with the proper ways to use technology in the educational and training process at the security institutions; and will highlight the latest developments and innovations in policing in the UAE, GCC States; and worldwide,” he continued.
Furthermore, he explained that the Policing and Security Conference Program will bring together a large number of police and security professionals from international police organizations, academics working in the domains, universities and academies delivering policing and security subjects, police training establishments, national security and intelligence agencies and the wider international law enforcement community. Valuable ideas and practices will be shared by world renowned senior police leaders and practitioners, as well as the leading academics in the areas of policing and security.
“There will be a number of world renowned keynote speakers outlining the recent developments and innovation in policing in UAE, the GCC and from across the world. Aspects of policing and security will be explored in the conference sessions. Concurrent sessions will also be run for the presentation of academic research papers by speakers over four specialized sessions, to offer their knowledge and experience and thoughts about present and future challenges in policing and security.
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