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Switzerland makes police and customs experts (CIVPOL, Civilian Police Experts) available to international peace promotion missions. Members of the Swiss pool of experts for civil peace promotion are specialists who train and accompany police and border services during restructuring phases following conflicts.


Swiss police and border patrol personnel conduct missions primarily in the Balkans and Africa


Selection process, motivation, requirements and expectations for applicants


Questions and answers about hiring, the mission and financial matters


Organisational structure, police missions abroad and the history of this Swiss initiative