Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS)
Université arabe Nayef des sciences de sécurité
1978-10-04 Riyadh Saudi Arabia
4 Oct 1978, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), as Arab Security Studies and Training Centre (ASSTC), also referred to as Arab Centre for Security Studies and Training and Arab Centre for Security and Training Studies, by a decision of 2nd Meeting of the E-XE0798 - Arab Interior Ministers' Council (AIMC). Became operational in 1980, and an associated entity of CAMI in 1982. Jan 1997, name changed to Naif Arab Academy for Security Sciences (NAASS) - Académie arabe Nayef des sciences de sécurité.
Promote and enrich studies and applied research in security areas, especially in crime prevention and police sciences within the context of Arab security integration; expound Islamic criminal law; upgrade training of professionals involved in crime prevention and control; establish and develop collaboration with scientific, academic and police institutions across the Arab world for the exchange of expertise and sharing of information.
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Board of Directors, comprising: (1) Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia, Chairman; (2) President of NAUSS, permanent member and Secretary General of the Board; (3) Secretary General of CAMI, permanent member; (4) 4 members selected for being notably interested in research and training in the area of crime prevention and criminal justice. Institutions (2): College of Graduate Studies, consisting of 4 departments (Criminal Justice; Police Sciences; Administrative Sciences; Social Sciences); Training College, set up 1980, consisting of 4 departments (Training Programmes; College of Forensic Sciences; Education Technologies; Security Exhibitions). Also includes Studies and Research Centre (SRC), set up 1980, consisting of 4 departments (Research and Studies; Symposia and Scientific Conventions; Publishing; Computer and Information). Scientific Departments (2): Department of International Cooperation (DIC), set up 1985; Department of Academic Affairs, set up 1997 and subdivided into Department of Admission of Registration (DAR), Statistical Division, Department of Educational Technologies, Library and Publication Division.
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