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AFRIPOL holds its Fourth Steering Committee meeting

The Fourth Meeting of the Steering Committee of the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL) was held in Lusaka, Zambia, from 7-8 March 2019. The meeting was chaired by Zambia, as the senior most member of the Steering Committee. The meeting was attended by the following Members of the Steering Committee: Algeria(President) Uganda (First …

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President of AFRIPOL General Assembly visits AFRIPOL Secretariat

24 March 2019- The Director General of the Algerian National Police (DGSN) and President of AFRIPOL General Assembly, H.E. Abdelkader Kara Bouhadba, visited AFRIPOL Secretariat headquarters. He was received by the AFRIPOL Executive Director Dr. Tarek A. Sharif. The visit was an important occasion for the AFRIPOL President to learn about the efforts undertaken by the AFRIPOL Secretariat …

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Gabonese Police Visits AFRIPOL Secretariat

Algiers: On 30 March 2019 a delegation from Gabonese Police visited AFRIPOL Secretariat. The delegation was briefed on AFRIPOL regional policing efforts including establishment of AFRIPOL National Liaison Offices and installation of the African Police Communication System AFSECOM in member states.

The Executive Director of AFRIPOL participates at the 16th WAPCCO General Assembly

The Executive Director of AFRIPOL briefed the 16 WAPCCP General Assembly, meeting that was held in Abuja, Nigria, 14-16 May 2019, on the operationalization of AFRIPOL.  The meeting was a good opportunity to engage and update the region on the progress made so far on the work of AFRIPOL. The Executive Director also seized the …

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AFRIPOL CONCLUDES THE SECOND MEETING OF ITS WORKING GROUP ON CYBERCRIME

As part of the efforts of AFRIPOL to implement its mandate, the second meeting of the Working Group on Cybercrime was held in Algiers, Algeria, from 21-22 May 2019. The main objective of the meeting was to establish modalities for developing a network of experts in the prevention and fight against cybercrime, as a backbone …

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Executive Director of AFRIPOL Briefs the African Union Peace and Security Council

On  the 25th of April, AFRIPOL Executive Director Dr. Tarek A. Sharif briefed the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) in Addis Ababa. The Executive Director in his brief to the PSC highlighted the nature of the threat of transnational organized crime and terrorism on the African continent. Also, he updated the Council on …

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The 4th Induction Workshop for Focal Point of AFRIPOL National Liaison offices, 26-27 June, Algiers-Algeria

The AFRIPOL Secretariat hosted and organized the Fourth Induction Training of the AFRIPOL National Liaison Offices (NLOs), held from 26-27 June 2019 in Algiers, Algeria. The training targeted seven (6) Member States of the African Union, they include the following: Chad, Gabon, Liberia, Morocco, Tanzania and Republic of Congo. The main objective of the training …

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Consultative meeting with Chairs of the Regional Police Chiefs

AFRIPOL Secretariat organized a consultative meeting between the President of the AFRIPOL General Assembly and Chairs of the Regional Police Chiefs, on 21st July 2019 in Algiers, Algeria. The meeting was attended by the President of AFRIPOL General Assembly, Zambia(SARPCCO), Sudan (EAPCCO), Congo (CAPCCO), Niger(WAPCCO), Libya (NARC), AU Commissioner for Peace and Security and the …

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Workshop on Risk Analysis and Cross-Border Crime

AFRIPOL Secretariat organized a Workshop on Risk Analysis and Cross-Border Crime, 10 – 12 September 2019, Algiers, Algeria As part of the efforts to build and strengthen the capacities of the police agencies of the Member States, and enhance cooperation among them in preventing and countering transnational organized crime and terrorism, AFRIPOL Secretariat organized jointly …

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