Crimes against children

Crimes against children represent a huge challenge for police worldwide and require specialized skills and increased resources. At INTERPOL, we encourage our member countries to make use of our specialized tools to help identify victims from photos and films. Other services help police to track offenders internationally.

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24 December 2014

Tanzanian police hold suspected Kenyan ivory smuggling ring leader targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France – A Kenyan national suspected of leading an international ivory smuggling syndicate has been arrested in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania after he was targeted by an INTERPOL operation focusing on individuals wanted for environmental crimes.

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15 December 2014

INTERPOL operation in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs

Collective action of member countries and partners targets drugs and firearms trafficking

LYON, France – More than 27.5 tonnes of drugs have been seized in Operation Lionfish II, an INTERPOL-led initiative targeting the illicit trafficking of drugs and firearms by organized crime groups across Central America and the Caribbean. The seized drugs included cocaine, cannabis and heroin, with the cocaine haul alone valued at almost USD 1.3 billion.

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10 December 2014

Stronger cooperation key to success in online child abuse investigations, says INTERPOL Chief

LONDON, UK – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has told the #WeProtect Global Summit on Child Sexual Exploitation that for international efforts to combat online child abuse to remain successful, greater information sharing is essential.

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10 December 2014

Suspected illegal ivory trader targeted in INTERPOL operation arrested in Zambia

LYON, France – A public appeal as part of an INTERPOL operation focusing on individuals wanted for environmental crimes has led to the arrest of a fugitive in Zambia.

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09 December 2014

United Nations counter-terrorism task force set to strengthen cooperation with INTERPOL

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Enhancing coordination between UN agencies and the world’s largest police organization to combat the threat of terrorism and foreign fighters was the focus of the recent 4th UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat.

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28 November 2014

INTERPOL marks 25 years in Lyon as it looks to the future

Mayor of Lyon joins Secretary General Stock in celebrating anniversary

LYON, France – Celebrating INTERPOL’s 25 years in Lyon, the city’s Senator-Mayor Gérard Collomb and other senior French officials joined INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock in marking the anniversary of the world police body’s establishment in the French city.

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25 November 2014

Heads of INTERPOL and United Nations meet on global security challenges

Sanctions focus of first INTERPOL address to UN Security Council by Secretary General Stock

UNITED NATIONS, New York – A high-level meeting between INTERPOL President Mireille Ballestrazzi, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock and UN Chief Ban Ki-moon provided an opportunity for the two international organizations to advance their close cooperation against a backdrop of evolving international security challenges. 

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Crimes against children

Tanzanian police hold suspected Kenyan ivory smuggling ring leader targeted in INTERPOL operation

INTERPOL operation in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs

Stronger cooperation key to success in online child abuse investigations, says INTERPOL Chief

Suspected illegal ivory trader targeted in INTERPOL operation arrested in Zambia

United Nations counter-terrorism task force set to strengthen cooperation with INTERPOL

INTERPOL marks 25 years in Lyon as it looks to the future

Heads of INTERPOL and United Nations meet on global security challenges

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23 December 2014

Identifying new law enforcement tools to enhance asset tracing and recovery focus of INTERPOL meeting

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Identifying new mechanisms to assist law enforcement efforts in identifying and seizing criminal assets was the focus of an INTERPOL meeting at the United Nations headquarters.During the three-day (17 – 19 December) working group meeting some 90 experts from 32 countries and six international organizations, including a number of...
22 December 2014

INTERPOL report on illegal bear trade highlights need for greater enforcement coordination

Lyon, France – An INTERPOL report has underlined the need for greater coordinated enforcement efforts worldwide to combat the illegal trade in bears to ensure that offenders are identified and prosecuted and that the illegal trade does not have a lasting impact on bear species.The “Assessment on Illegal Bear Trade” report by INTERPOL’s Environmental Secur...
19 December 2014

Hundreds of animals seized in operation targeting wildlife trafficking across Asia

LYON, France – A five-month long INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting wildlife trafficking in tigers and other big cats across Asia has resulted in the seizure of hundreds of animals and more than 160 arrests.Involving 13 countries, Operation PAWS (Protection of Asian Wildlife Species) also focused on lesser known species also in high demand by the bl...
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14 April 2015 - 16 April 2015 | Singapore

INTERPOL World

With technological advancements occurring at an unprecedented scale, the world is now confronted with a host of new border-related crime threats that are increasingly complex and intertwined. This cross-sector event will drive security initiatives in four key areas: cybersecurity, safe cities, border management and supply chain security.

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