Delegation from the British Government visits and works at PPA
Overview of the meeting

Attending the meeting, on the side of the delegation from the British Government were Mr. Alexander Jeffrey Wilks, Legal Advisor, Stabilization Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Matthew Joseph Shapiro, Deputy Director of the Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit, in charge of international projects and programs, Ministry of Home Affairs; Mr. Gerard McCowan, First Secretary, British Embassy in Hanoi; Representatives of the Office of the PPA, Research Center for Criminology and Criminal Investigation, Criminal Police Department and International Cooperation Division.


Major General, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dang Xuan Khang - Vice President of the PPA introduced to the delegation about the education and training of the Academy

At the meeting, Major General, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dang Xuan Khang - Vice President of the PPA introduced to the delegation about the PPA, the training scale and highlights in the field of international cooperation of the Academy. At present, the PPA has cooperated on education and training with many international agencies and organizations in order to improve the quality of officers, lecturers and students.

The cooperation between the PPA and the British counterparts has the good development since 2014. The PPA and the National Crime Agency of British (NCA) successfully organized 02 training courses on “Investigation of money laundering and terrorist financing” for 60 officers, lecturers and students of the Academy. At the same time, the PPA sent the officers to attend the training course on child protection held by the British Embassy as well as invited to the NCA liaison officer to report the reality and share experiences for the leadership training courses of the PPA.

Alexander Jeffrey Wilks, Legal Advisor, Stabilization Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs discussed with the Academy on the content of cooperation

At the meeting, the two sides discussed the cooperation in the field of the prevention and combating of human trafficking crimes, improving the sustainability capacity and training needs. Specifically, in the field of prevention and combating of human trafficking, the PPA proposed the agencies of British Government to study, support the situation assessment and the training course on enhancing capacity for the police forces in burning areas about the human trafficking crimes; research and organize the training course on capacity building for local police officers to better respond to these crimes.


Representatives took photograph in front of the statue of President Ho Chi Minh and the late ministers of the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of the Interior through the periods

In addition, in the complex context of transnational organized crime, the PPA hoped to deepen cooperation in all areas with the partners of British Government such as high-tech cimes, drug prevention, environmental crimes,etc.

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