Media statement concerning the resignation of Mr Meng Hongwei

7 de octubre de 2018

Today, Sunday 7 October, the INTERPOL General Secretariat in Lyon, France received the resignation of Mr Meng Hongwei as President of INTERPOL with immediate effect.

Under the terms of INTERPOL’s Constitution and internal regulations, the Senior Vice-President serving on INTERPOL’s Executive Committee, Mr Kim Jong Yang of South Korea, becomes the Acting President.

INTERPOL’s 87th General Assembly Session (to be held in Dubai, UAE, 18 – 21 November 2018) will elect a new President for the remaining two years of the current mandate (until 2020).

The INTERPOL General Secretariat, under the leadership of Secretary General Jürgen Stock, and its National Central Bureaus around the world remain focused on their mission: to help law enforcement officers across the world secure their borders, protect their citizens, prevent and investigate crime, and enhance global police cooperation.