26 November 2015
INTERPOL operations target illegal timber trade in Africa and the Americas
More than USD 262 million of illegally harvested timber seized
LYON, France – INTERPOL-coordinated illegal logging operations in West Africa and Central and South America have identified key trade routes used by criminal networks to traffic illicitly harvested timber and led to major seizures of protected and valuable timber species worth more than USD 262 million.
20 November 2015
EU ministers call for access to INTERPOL’s databases at border points
BRUSSELS, Belgium – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has welcomed the decision by European Union ministers for all EU external border control points to be connected to INTERPOL’s global databases and for automatic screening of travel documents to be introduced by March 2016.
18 November 2015
INTERPOL meeting targets Foreign Terrorist Fighter networks and travel routes
SEVILLE, Spain – Law enforcement and counter-terrorism officials from around the world are gathering at an INTERPOL meeting to exchange information linked to Foreign Terrorist Fighters travelling to and from the Syrian conflict zone.
14 November 2015
INTERPOL Chief strongly condemns Paris terror massacre
World police organization sets up crisis taskforce
LYON, France – The Head of INTERPOL has strongly condemned a wave of terror attacks across Paris on Friday night which saw at least 120 people killed and 200 injured in a series of coordinated attacks.
16 November 2015
INTERPOL-UNEP conference to tackle most pressing environmental crime issues
Climate change, sustainable development and enforcement top the agenda
SINGAPORE – Senior government, law enforcement and environmental leaders have gathered at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore to develop an international roadmap for tackling environmental crime.