Join Us for the AFRIPOL Virtual Cybercrime Awareness Day – June 27, 2024

AFRIPOL invites you to participate in the virtual Cybercrime Awareness Day, taking place on June 27, 2024. This event is specifically designed for cybercrime investigators, IT and communication technology officers, and criminal intelligence officers, providing a rich platform for information and exchange. Experts from AFRIPOL, INTERPOL, UNODC, GROUP-IB, Kaspersky, Trend MICRO, Uppsala Security, and other …

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Training on Basic Facial Feature Imposter Detection, May 6-9, 2024

AFRIPOL hosted the 1st live online session of Basic Facial Feature Imposter Detection Training, on May 6-9, 2024. This session benefited experts from fourteen (14) African member states, including Algeria, Gambia, Eswatini Eritrea, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda, South Sudan, South Africa, Libya, Malawi, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Liberia. This training aims to equip African police officers with techniques to …

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Training sessions on virtual assets and cybercrime investigation tools.

As part of its ongoing efforts to tackle transnational organized crime in all its forms, the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL), in collaboration with INTERPOL, is conducting two vital training sessions on virtual assets and cybercrime investigation tools. These sessions, which commenced on May 20, 2024, will continue until May 30, 2024, in …

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AFRIPOL-UNODC Cooperation

Honored to receive the delegation led by Ms. Elena Rigacci Hay, Chief of Africa Section of UNODC. The meeting aims to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions to work in synergy in order to strengthen programs and actions to fight organized crime in all its forms on the African continent.

AFRIPOL – INTERPOL: 5th Steering Committee meeting of ISPA

AFRIPOL and INTERPOL held the 5th Steering Committee meeting of ISPA (INTERPOL Support Programme for the African Union in relation to AFRIPOL) at INTERPOL HQ in Lyon, France on February 28th, 2024. The meeting was an opportunity to evaluate the programme’s current achievements and strategize for its future endeavors. The discussions emphasized the importance of collaborative …

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Capacity Building Workshop on use of smartphones technology.

AFRIPOL, in partnership with the German Federal Police (GFP), successfully hosted a Capacity Building Workshop from February 27 to 29, 2024, in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop focused on introducing and effectively implementing smartphone technology within the police departments of African Union member states. Against the backdrop of a growing imperative for sophisticated technological solutions in …

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Cooperation AFRIPOL-GROUP IB to enhance cybersecurity across Africa

Today 20 February 2024, AFRIPOL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Group-IB, a global cybersecurity leader headquartered in Singapore, at AFRIPOL’s headquarters in Algiers. The MoU was signed by Mr Jalel Chelba, Ag Executive Director of AFRIPOL, and Mr Dmitry Volkov, CEO and founder of Group-IB. The MoU that fosters collaboration between Group-IB …

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AFRIPOL – AU Office of Legal Counsel

On the sidelines of the AU Summit, the newly appointed Director of the Office of Legal Counsel, Prof. Hajer Gueldich, welcomed the AFRIPOL delegation headed by the Ag Executive Director, Mr. Jalel Chelba. The meeting focused on exploring strategies to enhance their collaboration and provide AFRIPOL with the requisite legal support, thereby enabling the organization …

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