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AFRIPOL Organizes Meeting on Community Policing in Africa

The meeting was organized to understand the regional variation of the concept and to develop a common African approach on Community Policing. The meeting also endorsed AFRIPOL’s strategy on Community Policing. During the meeting, Dr. Sharif, the Executive Director of AFRIPOL, indicated that the role of communities in the fight against crime is fundamental.

Meeting for Heads of NLOs for North Africa Region

Dr. Tarek Sharif, Executive Director of AFRIPOL, organizes a virtual meeting for the Heads of AFRIPOL National Liaison Offices (NLOs) from North Africa Region. The meeting highlighted key crimes, terrorism and cybercrime trends facing law enforcement agencies in the region. The meeting exchanged views and probable solutions towards tackling the security challenges facing the region.

6th Meeting of the Steering Committee of AFRIPOL

AFRIPOL holds the Sixth Steering Committee meeting virtually over Zoom was held on 25 June 2020. The meeting was opened by the Steering Committee Chair H.E. Mr. Khelifa Ounissi. Subsequently, the Exective Director of AFRIPOL – Dr. Tarek Sharif highlighted some of the activities AFRIPOL will be implementing within the five year Work Plan 2020-2024. …

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Workshop on AFSECOM Communication System for AFRIPOL NLOs Information Technology Experts

The African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL) organizes a workshop for National Liaison Office’s (NLOs) Information Technology experts on the operation of AFSECOM communication system. The National Liaison Offices (NLOs) share criminal data with AFRIPOL global databases, in accordance with their respective national laws. This ensures that accurate data is in the right place …

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Working Session on Security Situation in the Sahel

February 18, 2020 H.E. Ounissi, President of AFRIPOL GA and AFRIPOL Executive Director, Dr. Sharif met with with H.E. Adamu, IGP of Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria in a working session to exchange views on the security situation in the Sahel and the preparations for the 4th General Assembly of AFRIPOL.

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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