Visits AFRIPOL Secretariat

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AFRIPOL Headquarters

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AFRIPOL Headquarters

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The African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL) is established as a technical institution of the African Union (AU) for police cooperation among Member States. 

AFRIPOL functions on the following principles:

  • Respect for democratic rule, human rights, the rule of law and good governance in accordance with the Constitutive Act, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and other relevant instruments;
  • Respect of the Police Ethics, the principles of neutrality, sovereignty, integrity and the presumption of innocence;

AFRIPOL was established as an independent mechanism for Police Cooperation for Member States of the African Union.

Today, the Executive Director Dr. Tarek A. Sharif, exchanged views with Chief Inspector Neil Anderson, Police Attaché at the British ... Embassy, on enhancing #AFRIPOL cooperation with the British police.

As #UNSC member & @AfripolA President, Kenya is playing leading role in fighting global terrorism.
@IG_NPS assumed @AfripolA Presidency ... promising to accelerate fight against transnational crimes like terrorism & promoting partnership in combating crimes.


Today, I made an official visit to @AfripolA headquarters on a familiarization tour where I was received by the Executive Director of ... @AfripolA Dr. Tarek A. Sharif and the secretariat staff.
During the visit, I shared my vision and agenda that will champion my tenure.


Dr. Sharif AFRIPOL Executive Director welcomed H.E. Hilary Nzioki Mutyamba, President of AFRIPOL General Assembly, at AFRIPOL Headquarters. ... Dr. Sharif and his team briefed him on AFRIPOL communication system (AFSECOM)and other AFRIPOL workplans for 2022.


Dr. Sharif, Executive Director of AFRIPOL, was honored to receive H. E. Hilary Nzioki Mutyambai, President of AFRIPOL General Assembly, at ... Houari Boumediene airport.

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