80th INTERPOL General Assembly

Hanoi, Vietnam, 31 October to 3 November 2011

03 November 2011

INTERPOL looks to building strong partnerships for innovative future

HANOI, Vietnam – INTERPOL’s 80th General Assembly closed today with delegates endorsing a series of measures which will give the organization an even stronger platform from which it can build partnerships and develop innovative solutions in combating 21st century crime.With the General Assembly approving the applications of Curaçao, Sint Maarten and South...
03 November 2011

New members elected to INTERPOL Executive Committee

HANOI, Vietnam – Delegates at the 80th INTERPOL General Assembly have elected new members to the Executive Committee.Deputy Commissioner of Nigerian Police Adamu Mohammed is the new Vice President for Africa, and Director General of the Colombian National Police, General Oscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo is Vice President for the Americas.Inspector General Em...
02 November 2011

Call issued to save wild tigers from extinction

HANOI, Vietnam – Project Predator, an initiative to protect and save the world’s last surviving wild tigers was unveiled today at the 80th INTERPOL General Assembly, a gathering of global law enforcement officials from the organization’s 190 member countries.Created by INTERPOL, Project Predator unites the efforts of police, customs and wildlife officials...
02 November 2011

Ecuador to expand access to global policing tools with INTERPOL support

HANOI, Vietnam – INTERPOL is to support Ecuador expand access to the organization’s vital policing tools to better assist frontline law enforcement officers in the country combat national, regional and global crime.During a meeting on the sidelines of the INTERPOL General Assembly in Vietnam, Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and Director of Ecuador’s Jud...
01 November 2011

Yvonne Chaka Chaka performs ‘Proud to Be’ at INTERPOL General Assembly in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam – Leading African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka gave a special performance of ‘Proud to Be’, a song released in support of INTERPOL’s global efforts against counterfeit medicines, for delegates attending the world police body’s General Assembly in Vietnam.The song, which was officially launched in Nairobi on 27 October and also features Seneg...
31 October 2011

INTERPOL General Assembly opens in Vietnam with new member countries expanding fight against transnational crime

HANOI, Vietnam - INTERPOL’s 80th General Assembly opened with a call for law enforcement to remain vigilant to both emerging and traditional forms of transnational crime as the world’s largest police organization saw its membership grow to 190 after delegates voted to admit Curaçao, Sint Maarten and South Sudan.The four-day meeting (31 October – 3 Novembe...
21 September 2011

Media invitation for 80th INTERPOL General Assembly in Vietnam

LYON, France – The theme of the 80th INTERPOL General Assembly, which will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam from 31 October – 3 November, is ‘Connecting Police for a Safer World – Strong partnerships, innovation and capacity building.’Senior law enforcement officials and security experts from around the world will gather at INTERPOL’s General Assembly to disc...