UN / UN POLICE PRESSER

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United Nations Police Adviser Luis Carrilho said that UN police officers “play a key role in making sure that the right to freedom of assembly is respected for all the citizens in the world.” UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 08 NOVEMBER 2019, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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FILE – RECENT – NEW YORK CITY

1.Wide shot, exterior, United Nations

08 November 2019, NEW YORK CITY

2. Various shots, press briefing room
3.SOUNDBITE (English) Luis Carrilho of Portugal, United Nations Police Adviser:
“The police, of course, should protect all the citizens to freely exercise their rights. And I believe that in the Missions where we are, our United Nations police officers, either the individual police officers that are in colocation, usually with state police, or our formed police units that are properly trained to address public order, to maintain or restore public order play a key role in making sure that the right to freedom of assembly is respected for all the citizens in the world.”
4. Wide shot, press briefing room
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Luis Carrilho of Portugal, United Nations Police Adviser:
“Within the frame work of MINUSMA, we work of course in two main areas. First, operationally supporting the national police and in order to prevent in our work, and the work with the police as one of the most visible faces of the State, in terms of community police approach to prevent radicalism and occupying the territory being close to the populations to be able to prevent.”
6. Wide shot, press briefing room
7. SOUNDBITE (English) Luis Carrilho of Portugal, United Nations Police Adviser:
“In the spirit of the Action for Peacekeeping, partnership is key. United Nations has a good memorandum of understanding with INTERPOL, so in a trilateral cooperation with INTERPOL, we also with good exchange of information, do our best to address in the frame work of MINUSCA.”

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United Nations Police Adviser Luis Carrilho said that UN police officers “play a key role in making sure that the right to freedom of assembly is respected for all the citizens in the world.”

Commemorating the 14th UN Police Week (4-8 November), heads of UN police components and police experts from 14 peacekeeping operations, special political missions and regional offices gathered in New York to discuss topics related to performance, conduct and discipline, and strengthening and sustaining peace through human rights.

Asked about various protests in the world, United Nations Police Adviser Luis Carrilho of Portugal today (08 Nov) told reporters that the police should “protect all the citizens to freely exercise their rights,” adding that “in the Missions where we are, our United Nations police officers, either the individual police officers that are in colocation, usually with state police, or our formed police units that are properly trained to address public order”, play key roles to maintain or restore public order.

Asked about the role of the UN Police in addressing terrorist activities in West Africa, Carrilho said, “within the frame work of MINUSMA, we work of course in two main areas. First, operationally supporting the national police and in order to prevent in our work, and the work with the police as one of the most visible faces of the State, in terms of community police approach to prevent radicalism and occupying the territory being close to the populations to be able to prevent.”

He continued, “in the spirit of the Action for Peacekeeping, partnership is key. United Nations has a good memorandum of understanding with INTERPOL, so in a trilateral cooperation with INTERPOL, we also with good exchange of information, do our best to address in the frame work of MINUSCA.”
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