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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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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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Afripol -Penal Reform International

Mrs. Taghreed Jaber Regional Director of International Criminal Reform in the Middle East and North Africa, and Mr. Merdjana Abdelouahab, General Secretary of the Human Rights Council (CNDH) in Algeria were received today at AFRIPOL.  The visit aimed the establishment of cooperation between both institutions in the fields of the promotion of human rights and …

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AFRIPOL’s participation to the Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF) in Rwanda, 14-16 November 2023

AFRIPOL actively participated in the 4th edition of the Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF), held in Kigali, Rwanda from November 14-16, 2023. The ACDF is a pivotal event gathering ICT experts, business leaders, and cyber defense professionals, aimed at fostering discussions on the future of information security and providing thought leadership across government, societal, and …

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Today marks the end of Secondment of commissioner de police, Ali Mezedjri at AFRIPOL as Counter-Terrorism & Counter-Money Laundering Officer, at Planification and Operations Division.

Police commissioner Ali Mezedjri joined AFRIPOL in 2017 and occupied the post of Head of public relations and Media. He contributed to several projects concerning the brand image of AFRIPOL. Starting from January 2020, he occupied the position of counter-terrorism and anti-money laundering officer. His retouching was marked by his participation in the realization of …

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