Major Event Safety & Security Conference ends

 09 Nov 2017 - 0:40

Major Event Safety & Security Conference ends
Officials during the concluding ceremony of the ‘first Major Event Safety and Security Conference’ yesterday.

The Peninsula

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy announced the outcomes of the ‘first Major Event Safety and Security Conference’ at its conclusion yesterday.
Major Ali Muhammed Al Ali, Deputy Executive Director of the Security Committee at the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, said one of the outcomes of the conference was the launch of the “Stadia Knowledge Management System” to create a global platform for the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and support in relation to major event safety and security.
Qatar will progress towards signature of the Council of Europe relevant conventions in the field of anti-doping and promoting public safety and integrity in sports with the aim of joining in the convention.
Another significant outcome is the expansion of Project Stadia’s capability development programme to include more training opportunities for the world’s major event policing and security community. .
Qatar Police Academy and Interpol signed an MOU on police training at the conference.
All participants support the global major event policing and security community through sharing knowledge and expertise to the Stadia Knowledge Management System. They identify opportunities to contribute to and benefit from Project Stadia activities, including but not limited to Observation and debriefing programs, Experts groups, Training activities, Development of standards and guidance and International networks of subject matter experts.
Interpol will continue to work with major events host countries to capture lessons learned and good practices.
The two-day conference was organised by the Security Committee of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy in association with Interpol.
Under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the conference was attended by 350 security experts from 65 countries and international organisations.