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Global Counter-Nuclear Smuggling Conference

27–29 January 2016

Lyon, France

Held as a prelude to the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit (31 March to 1 April, in Washington DC), this conference brought together some 30 experts to share their experience and best practice with an audience of more than 260 law enforcement officials from 117 member countries. As well as promoting inter-agency cooperation, the conference highlighted INTERPOL’s ability to provide technical resources and training to member countries with the aim of preventing the trafficking of nuclear and other radiological materials.

Read the press release (29 January 2016)

Read the press release (27 January 2016)

INTERPOL Counter-Terrorism Working Group Meeting on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

18–20 November 2015

Seville, Spain

Discussions at this Working Group meeting centred on the issue of foreign terrorist fighters who travel to and from the conflict zones in Syria and Iraq, and the developing conflict zone in Libya. The main objective of the Working Group is to contribute to the disruption of the activities of foreign terrorist fighters, including recruitment and travel networks. As such, the meeting highlighted the importance of sharing information effectively across borders via INTERPOL channels.
Read the press release (18 November 2015)

International Law Enforcement Critical Infrastructure Symposium

7–10 July 2014

Miami, USA

Jointly organized by the FBI and INTERPOL, this symposium promoted increased integration between law enforcement and the public and private sectors in order to protect critical infrastructure. ‘Critical infrastructure’ refers to the physical and virtual assets, systems and networks – such as energy, transport, water and stadiums – which if incapacitated or destroyed would have a devastating effect on security, the economy and public health and safety.
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Chemical and Explosives Terrorism Prevention Course in Southeast Asia

17–20 June 2014

Phuket, Thailand

This event brought together representatives of law enforcement, government, customs and chemical industries from seven countries in Southeast Asia. The meeting provided an overview of the chemical and explosives terrorism threat in the region and identified ways in which the countries could work together to effectively counter the threat.
Read the press release (25 June 2015)

Global Security and Counter Terrorism Convention

28–30 January 2014

Sydney, Australia

This convention identified emerging trends in terrorism and transnational crime with a view to developing a global coordinated response. More than 200 participants from a variety of sectors discussed issues including transnational fighters, kidnapping for ransom, and the threat of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives terrorism.
Read the press release (28 January 2014)

News
16 November 2017

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


08 November 2017

Building a security framework for major events focus of global experts


07 November 2017

INTERPOL and Qatar shape major event security via global network


20 October 2017

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


04 October 2017

INTERPOL meeting gathers counter-terrorism experts to enhance regional cooperation


29 September 2017

INTERPOL General Assembly adopts data processing policy on refugees


26 September 2017

President Xi Jinping opens INTERPOL General Assembly


11 September 2017

INTERPOL training targets border security in Southeast Asia


28 August 2017

INTERPOL operational training aims to boost ASEAN border security


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’


26 June 2017

Security issues focus of INTERPOL Chief meeting with Russian Interior Minister


09 June 2017

INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia nets internationally wanted suspects


08 June 2017

Transnational terrorism focus of INTERPOL meeting


23 May 2017

INTERPOL assisting UK coordinate international response after Manchester terrorist attack


17 May 2017

OSCE Secretariat and INTERPOL launch joint action plan to combat transnational crime


16 May 2017

Terrorist and cybercrime threats to European security focus of INTERPOL meeting


12 May 2017

Shaping border security focus of INTERPOL workshop on ASEAN common visa


28 April 2017

INTERPOL training looks to enhance border security in Southeast Asia


21 April 2017

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


10 April 2017

INTERPOL programme aims to foster maritime security in Southeast Asia


05 April 2017

INTERPOL Chief outlines support to Arab Interior Ministers Council in combating terrorism


04 April 2017

Cybersecurity experts meet on the future of major event security


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


22 March 2017

INTERPOL reaffirms support to Global Coalition as international policing partner


16 March 2017

Enhancing Southeast Asian capacity to respond to terrorist threats focus of INTERPOL exercise


12 March 2017

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


08 March 2017

INTERPOL National Central Bureaus essential in enhancing global security


10 February 2017

INTERPOL operational exercise targets smuggling of chemical explosive precursors


06 February 2017

Countering terrorist use of social media focus of INTERPOL training


01 February 2017

INTERPOL and Gulf Cooperation Council unite efforts in combating crime and terrorism


18 January 2017

Strengthening policing capacity across Asia focus of INTERPOL meeting in Nepal


Jürgen Stock, INTERPOL Secretary General, INTERPOL Counter Nuclear Smuggling conference

Alan King, Coordinator of INTERPOL's Radiological Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Unit

Jorge Fernández Díaz, Ministro del Interior de España

Francisco Perea Bartolomé, jefe superior de Policía de Andalucía Occidental

Jürgen Stock, INTERPOL Secretary General address to INTERPOL Counter-Terrorism conference