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.
20 November 2015

INTERPOL regional training in Cambodia aims to build ASEAN capacity against terrorism

20 November 2015

EU ministers call for access to INTERPOL’s databases at border points

18 November 2015

INTERPOL meeting targets Foreign Terrorist Fighter networks and travel routes

14 November 2015

INTERPOL Chief strongly condemns Paris terror massacre

13 November 2015

Cross-border collaboration on biological incident investigations focus of INTERPOL workshop

06 November 2015

INTERPOL at G7 Roma-Lyon Group meeting: global terrorism threat requires global approach

06 November 2015

Regional cooperation key to INTERPOL operation targeting terrorist movements

05 November 2015

INTERPOL General Assembly approves blueprint for Organization’s future

03 November 2015

US Attorney General highlights need for ‘rule of law’ in address to INTERPOL General Assembly

02 November 2015

World’s police chiefs to address global threats at INTERPOL General Assembly in Rwanda

23 October 2015

INTERPOL course aims to boost efforts against chemical attacks

22 October 2015

Nuclear and radiological terrorism focus of INTERPOL exercise in Thailand

14 October 2015

Russia celebrates 25 years of INTERPOL membership

09 October 2015

China visit by INTERPOL Chief focuses on international police collaboration

06 October 2015

US task force report recognizes INTERPOL’s ‘crucial global tools’ in combating foreign terrorist fighter travel

02 October 2015

Identifying fake documents focus of INTERPOL and Frontex workshop

30 September 2015

INTERPOL training in Morocco aims to foster stability in North Africa and the Sahel

30 September 2015

Information sharing a defence against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

27 September 2015

Global initiative launched to counter the destruction and trafficking of cultural property by terrorist and organized crime groups

27 September 2015

INTERPOL President addresses United Nations Sustainable Development Summit

23 September 2015

INTERPOL and FBI to forge closer ties against terrorism and cybercrime

21 September 2015

West African Police Information System launched by INTERPOL

17 September 2015

INTERPOL regional meeting in Turkey focuses on foreign terrorist fighters

17 September 2015

INTERPOL training aims to boost impact of UN Security Council Resolutions against terrorism in ASEAN region

15 September 2015

Strengthening regional and global security focus of INTERPOL Chief’s visit to Argentina

14 September 2015

INTERPOL forensics workshop in Singapore looks to boost region’s counter-terrorism investigations

08 September 2015

Senior Chinese official and INTERPOL Chief meet on international police collaboration

01 September 2015

INTERPOL Chief and Australian Minister for Justice discuss security issues

04 August 2015

INTERPOL Chief offers continued support to ASEANAPOL to address regional and global security threats

23 July 2015

Incoming Finnish Police Commissioner visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism, cybercrime

16 July 2015

Increased information sharing to combat terrorism focus of German Interior Minister visit to INTERPOL

15 July 2015

INTERPOL Secretary General visits EU to enhance fight against migrant smuggling, terrorism

08 July 2015

Belgian Deputy Prime Minister visit to INTERPOL focuses on terrorism and cybercrime

26 June 2015

INTERPOL offers full support following terror attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait and Somalia

26 June 2015

Police cooperation focus of visit by Gabon Minister of Interior to INTERPOL

26 June 2015

Identifying new and emerging terrorist threats in Asia-Pacific focus of INTERPOL programme

25 June 2015

Official visit to INTERPOL by Frances Fitzgerald, Ireland’s Minister for Justice and Equality

20 June 2015

Effective response to global security challenges focus of Norway visit by INTERPOL Chief

04 June 2015

International police cooperation focus of Belgium Foreign Minister’s visit to INTERPOL

03 June 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Spain encourages information sharing on foreign fighters

29 May 2015

INTERPOL Chief says ‘unprecedented’ foreign terrorist fighter threat requires global action

21 May 2015

INTERPOL Europe meeting develops regional collaboration against transnational crime

19 May 2015

INTERPOL meeting in Bucharest aims to set the course for European security

05 May 2015

Global information sharing key to internal security: INTERPOL Chief

29 April 2015

Addressing threat of agroterrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting

28 April 2015

INTERPOL Chief pledges continued support to protect cultural heritage

24 March 2015

Enhancing cooperation in combating organized crime and terrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting

13 March 2015

US Congressional visit to INTERPOL focuses on combating terrorism

19 February 2015

Information sharing is a ‘tripwire’ against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

03 February 2015

Brunei hosts INTERPOL counter-terrorism course for Asean countries

29 January 2015

Foreign fighter threat to Europe requires global response says INTERPOL Chief

11 December 2014

Moldova police arrest seven suspected uranium smugglers

09 December 2014

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

05 December 2014

INTERPOL regional training in Ethiopia aims to build police capacity against terrorism

25 November 2014

Heads of INTERPOL and United Nations meet on global security challenges

25 September 2014

INTERPOL global role against foreign terrorist fighters recognized in UN Resolution

Statement by INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock on the Paris attacks