Training of Police Agencies on financial crimes investigations

AFRIPOL is organizing jointly with INTERPOL in Harare, Zimbabwe, training on financial crimes investigations for the benefit of Police Agencies of Member States of the African Union.

The initiative seeks to develop the capabilities of law enforcement agencies through training, operations and investigations, criminal analysis and exchange of information, knowledge and adopt best practices through the continent.

The training courses, which will take place from July 1 to 5, 2024, brought together 25 participants from the following countries: Nigeria, Botswana, Djibouti, Comoros, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

The program is designed to strengthen skills in analyzing, investigating and prosecuting complex corruption offences, financial crimes and money laundering cases, and the recovery of criminal proceeds, in addition to developing capacity and knowledge in partner countries in order to increase their autonomy in the fight against financial crime and money laundering, as well as financial fraud.

An additional benefit is the improvement of regional, international and inter-institutional collaboration in cases of corruption, money laundering and financial fraud.

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