Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and Mother of the Nation, the 62nd International Association of Women Police (IAWP) Annual Training Conference will take place in Abu Dhabi, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 20-23 October 2025. The conference will attract more than 3,000 participants, including 50 speakers from 120 countries.
The conference’s agenda will include workshops, panel discussions, a military march for the policewomen and youth activities. On the sidelines of the event, an exhibition will bring together associations, companies, academic institutions, health centres and leaders concerned with policewomen worldwide.
Aiming at supporting and empowering policewomen in the UAE to realise their professional goals, the event will allow them an opportunity to learn about the best practices and experiences of leading policewomen from all over the world, in sectors of security, social and technology.
The conference also will help Abu Dhabi Police achieve its goals of investing in talent and human capital, as well as enhancing the quality of the workplace environment. Highlighting the capabilities of policewomen in maintaining security and peace in the UAE, the achievement of National policewomen will be presented and shared with international delegations.
The hosting bid for the event was submitted by Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism-Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and Emirates Women Police Association. Voting took place during the Annual Membership Meeting of the International Association of Women Police in Canada. The UAE won the votes of 70 countries, to organise the 62nd IAWP Annual Training Conference for the first time in the Middle East.