Georgia's Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs officials attend IADLEST Conference for the First Time
For the First Time the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia officials Attends Annual International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) in Denver, Colorado
The U.S. Embassy and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) continues to support the capacity development and long-term effectiveness of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MOIA) through various trainings and workshops aimed at raising qualification of their instructors, improving curriculum development, and sharing best practices. From May 14-17, representatives from the MOIA Academy joined public safety professionals and academy directors from various U.S. states and other countries for four days of professional networking and training at IADLEST.
Academy Director Ivane Papiashvili, Deputy Director Vakhtang Gabrichidze, and other members of the Georgian delegation learned about police training successes and challenges, innovative ways of building effective online instruction platforms, recruit learning and retention, and advancing gender equity in police agencies through training strategies. The mission of IADLEST is to support the innovative development of professional standards in public safety through research, development, collaboration and sharing of information, to assist states and international partners with establishing effective standards for the employment and training of public safety personnel.