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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
09 November 2018

Bomb scene investigation focus of INTERPOL training course


29 October 2018

Chemical terrorism: developing a global security network


24 October 2018

Protecting cultural heritage by disrupting the illicit trade


17 October 2018

Mali President pledges support for increased global information sharing via INTERPOL


10 October 2018

US Attorney General discusses global security issues with INTERPOL Chief


09 October 2018

INTERPOL operation targets terrorist mobility and illicit weapons in Middle East and North Africa


26 September 2018

Organized crime underpins major conflicts and terrorism globally


07 September 2018

INTERPOL a gateway for bridging regional policing efforts says Chief


31 August 2018

Enhanced collaboration against crime focus of UK Home Secretary visit


30 August 2018

Drone technology: security threats and benefits for police focus of INTERPOL forum


29 August 2018

Strengthening security in Southern Africa


16 August 2018

Border security across ASEAN region focus of INTERPOL programme


26 July 2018

Southeast Asia: Countering terrorist use of the Internet


23 July 2018

G5 Sahel police leaders forging closer ties with INTERPOL to combat terrorism


13 July 2018

INTERPOL-led Mediterranean operation closes ranks on foreign terrorist fighters


06 April 2018

Regions underpin our global police architecture – INTERPOL Chief


28 March 2018

Major event security experts meet on cyber threats


22 March 2018

INTERPOL Chief discusses security with Saudi Interior Minister


21 March 2018

INTERPOL operation in Southeast Asia targets movement of bomb-makers


14 March 2018

Intelligence-led best practices to fight terrorism focus of INTERPOL training


08 March 2018

INTERPOL conference highlights role of women leaders in policing


13 February 2018

INTERPOL Chief and Kuwait Interior Minister discuss terrorism at Global Coalition meeting


09 February 2018

Nigerian police getting increased access to INTERPOL information


05 February 2018

INTERPOL and UN chiefs address global security issues


08 December 2017

Biometric data plays key role in fighting crime and terrorism


16 November 2017

Keeping foreign terrorist fighters out of East Africa focus of INTERPOL meeting


20 October 2017

G7 Ministers call for sharing of battlefield data on terrorists via INTERPOL


29 September 2017

INTERPOL General Assembly adopts data processing policy on refugees


26 September 2017

President Xi Jinping opens INTERPOL General Assembly


11 July 2017

INTERPOL to highlight need for military to police terrorism data flow at Global Coalition meeting


10 July 2017

Terrorism intelligence shared via INTERPOL’s Project Kalkan strengthens global ‘early warning system’


09 June 2017

INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia nets internationally wanted suspects


21 April 2017

Thousands of police officers across Europe join INTERPOL operation against illicit firearms


27 March 2017

UAE pledges EUR 50 million to support seven key INTERPOL projects


24 March 2017

Huge drugs haul underscores transnational organized crime threat – INTERPOL Chief


12 March 2017

Effective information sharing on violent extremism can save lives – INTERPOL Chief


Statement by INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock on the Paris attacks

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