The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funds top researchers, steers the course of Dutch science by means of research programmes and by managing the national knowledge infrastructure.
The SPL is one of the Schools within the Police Academy of The Netherlands. The SPL contributes towards ‘life-long mental and intellectual fitness’ of all police leaders of Dutch police services. It does so by:
- promoting the professional and personal development of this target group by means of exchanges on, and deepening understanding of, relevant social, managerial and police developments;
- offering tailored individual and collective training programmes, at the request of the National Management Development Bureau Police;
- providing Operational (OLL), Tactical (TLL), Strategic (SLL) Leadership Courses (two year -master’s- programmes forming part of post-initial police training in the Netherlands);
- searching for high class training programmes at renowned national and international (police) institutes and mediating participation for potential candidates within the SPL target group;
organising international learning activities, among which ‘Pearls in Policing, an annual gathering of top level police executives worldwide and its connecting programme, the International Pearl Fishers Action Learning Group (IALG).
WO=MEN Dutch Gender Platform is a network of development, peace building and (women´s) diaspora organizations, women´s rights and gender justice organizations, academics, students, journalists, military and police. Together we aim for women´s rights and gender justice worldwide. In joint cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs we coordinate the Dutch National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1325. WO=MEN is part of NATO's Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security.