National authorities from Kenya and Senegal visit security operations in Spain for a better protection of public spaces
To strengthen Ministries/national authorities’ awareness and capacity in the selected partner countries and to protect people and goods in public spaces, the CT Public Spaces project organized a number of visits to police operations dedicated to public spaces protection in Spain, during the months of April, May and June 2022.
From April 28th to May 2nd, a representation of the Kenyan authorities’ -partners of the project- visited a Guardia Civil operation dedicated to CT Public Spaces protection in Spain. The Director from the Kenya National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) and a senior official from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) from Kenya could see, firsthand, how the Spanish Guardia Civil protects civilians in the Moto GP Grand Prix operation in Jerez (Cadiz-Spain). In addition, the Kenyan delegation visited the Intelligence Center for Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime (CITCO) in Spain.