Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Women Police Conference in Curacao
IAWP's own Casandra Martha and her team, the women of Fundashon Muhe Uniforma, Arma (MAU) are hosting a Police Training Conference to celebrate 40 years of women in policing in Curacao.
The Conference is being held September 5-8 2011.
There are 65 delegates. Women and men from the Netherlands, Curacao, Bonaire, St. Maarten, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Eustaius and the US make up the attendees.
The Conference began with a uniformed march across Queen Emma Bridge (known as the Swinging Old Lady)to the Council of Ministers and the group was greeted by the Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte.
Followed by a return to the Renaissance Curacao Resort for the beginning of four days of training.
The training offered is in the areas of policing, non-governmental organization (NGO) management, and leadership. Attendees come from many disciplines such as immigration officers, police officers, prison/correction officers and ciilian NGO personnel.
Come back often for an update on the Conference's activities.