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Counter-Terrorism Fusion Centre

INTERPOL’s Counter-Terrorism Fusion Centre (CTF) investigates the organizational hierarchies, training, financing, methods and motives of terrorist groups.

In particular, Project Foreign Terrorist Fighters has been set up to address the issue of individuals who travel to a country that is not their own, for the purpose of planning, preparing or participating in terrorist acts, especially in conflict zones, and the threat to other countries after their training in these conflict zones.

The CTF’s activities are global in scope and implemented through a number of regionally focused but interlinked projects. The aim is to improve the exchange of law enforcement information across borders and to enrich law enforcement practices.

  • Project Al Qabdah (Middle East and North Africa);
  • Project Amazon (Americas);
  • Project Baobab (Africa);
  • Project Kalkan (Central Asia);
  • Project Nexus (Europe);
  • Project Pacific (Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands).

 
Other major projects focus on:

  • terrorist use of social media and the internet;
  • hostage-taking for ransom.
News
23 September 2016

INTERPOL training in Bali targets trafficking of chemical and explosive materials


23 September 2016

Challenges in responding to infectious disease incidents focus of INTERPOL meeting


19 September 2016

Conference looks to shape global response to intellectual property crime


16 September 2016

Bridges needed to address complex crime landscape says INTERPOL Chief


10 September 2016

Regional threats require a global response – INTERPOL Chief in Central Africa


06 September 2016

Global response to cybercrime focus of INTERPOL meeting


10 August 2016

Global response to terrorism must evolve with the threat - INTERPOL Chief


22 July 2016

INTERPOL joins Global Coalition to Counter ISIL


15 July 2016

INTERPOL Chief strongly condemns horrific terrorist attack in Nice


12 July 2016

1,500 police in operation targeting crime networks across Eastern and Southern Africa


01 July 2016

Romanian Interior Minister discusses policing issues with INTERPOL Chief


08 June 2016

INTERPOL’s global network supporting Euro 2016 security


07 June 2016

Border management focus of INTERPOL training in West Africa


23 May 2016

INTERPOL and UNODC forge closer ties in combating transnational crime


20 May 2016

Operational exercise targets smuggling of chemical explosives


18 May 2016

Migration and border security top INTERPOL European meeting agenda


17 May 2016

Migrant smuggling is ‘a multinational business’, finds joint report


12 May 2016

Tackling corruption requires collective response, INTERPOL Chief tells international summit


28 April 2016

Tackling transnational crime and terrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting


21 April 2016

Weapons and explosives seized in INTERPOL-led operation


05 April 2016

Head of French Police talks terrorism with INTERPOL Chief during visit


01 April 2016

INTERPOL Chief discusses terrorism in CNN interview


01 April 2016

Effective information sharing underpins efforts against nuclear terrorism – INTERPOL Chief


25 March 2016

INTERPOL holds bioterrorism workshop


25 March 2016

INTERPOL global resources supporting Brussels terror probe


19 March 2016

INTERPOL advises enhanced border vigilance following Abdeslam arrest


15 March 2016

Regional police organizations gather at INTERPOL meeting to enhance cooperation


29 February 2016

INTERPOL meeting addresses terrorist threats across Asia-Pacific


15 February 2016

Enhancing port security in the Philippines focus of INTERPOL training


29 January 2016

INTERPOL nuclear trafficking conference looks ahead to 2016 Nuclear Summit


27 January 2016

INTERPOL conference targets global nuclear trafficking


13 January 2016

European Parliament President and INTERPOL Chief meet on security issues


11 January 2016

INTERPOL Chief says fight against terrorism at decisive stage


Statement by INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock on the Paris attacks