“INTERPOL to host largest-ever gathering of Ministers to address contemporary violence issues”

November 2, 2012

INTERPOL on November 1, 2012 released the following:

“ROME, Italy – INTERPOL’s General Assembly will bring together Justice, Home Affairs and Security Ministers from some 110 countries for the largest ever such gathering, which will focus on criminal violence issues ranging from human trafficking to terrorist activities.

The Ministerial meeting, which marks the beginning of the four-day (5 – 8 November) conference in Rome, Italy with the theme ‘Challenges for Police Facing Contemporary Violence’ will bring to the table senior government officials from around the globe.

INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble stated, “This unprecedented gathering of ministers combined with our General Assembly will provide strong support for greater global cooperation in confronting ever-increasing and wide-ranging violent criminal activities.

“Transnational criminal violence is expanding, profiting from developments in technology and international economic challenges. Reduced budgets for law enforcement in far too many nations necessitates even greater levels of mutual support across borders in our continued efforts towards a safer world,” concluded the INTERPOL Chief.

A joint Ministerial outcome declaration will be issued at the conclusion of the day’s discussions, to identify viable policies and strategies which can be adapted to the unique security situations of cities, nations and regions, supported by greater shared intelligence and increased use of INTERPOL’S comprehensive databases covering a wide range of multi-national criminal activities.

INTERPOL is the largest international police organization with 190 member countries. Its work supports local national and regional law enforcement in a range of crime areas including; terrorism, organized crime, environmental crime, war crimes, maritime piracy, trafficking in illicit goods, weapons smuggling, human trafficking, money laundering, child sexual abuse, corruption and cybercrime.”

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INTERPOL Group of Experts on Corruption recognized for its valuable contribution

February 6, 2012

INTERPOL on February 2, 2012 released the following:

“LYON, France – The final meeting of the INTERPOL Group of Experts on Corruption (IGEC) saw members formally recognized for their contribution by INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble at a ceremony at its General Secretariat headquarters.

Key among the achievements of the IGEC since its creation in 1999 are the production of the Global Standards to Combat Corruption in Police Forces/Services and the Library of Best Practices, comprehensive documents which have been accepted worldwide as essential texts for corruption investigators.

Secretary General Noble said the organization, and each of its 190 member countries, owed the IGEC members a debt of gratitude for their outstanding and dedicated service.

“The INTERPOL Group of Experts on Corruption has done much more than accomplish its mandate. It has created a strong foundation in which INTERPOL anchors its present and future anti-corruption initiatives. This foundation is a lasting legacy to our strong and successful partnership for the past 11 years,” the INTERPOL chief told the gathered experts.

The final meeting of the IGEC marked the completion of the group’s mandate and the development of INTERPOL’s anti-corruption activities, including initiatives to assist law enforcement bodies in recovering and returning stolen public funds to victim countries. A key element in this is the INTERPOL Global Focal Point Platform, a network of specialists available worldwide 24/7 to respond to emergency requests for assistance where a rapid response is crucial to law enforcement in order to avoid losing the money trail.

Secretary General Noble presented medals and certificates to Chairman of the IGEC, Hon. Justice Barry O’Keefe AM, former Supreme Court Judge of New South Wales, Australia and Commissioner of the ICAC in New South Wales; Vice-Chairman of the IGEC Michael Hershman, President of the Fairfax Group and co-founder of Transparency International; Sue Akers, Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police Service; Kevin Ford, Managing Director and Chief Compliancy Officer with Regulatory DataCorp; Dr Michel Girodo, Professor in Criminology at Ottawa University, Canada; Paul Lachal Roberts with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and Abu Kassim Bin Mohamed, Commissioner with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption.

Other IGEC members not present at the ceremony: Mark Codd, Chief Security Officer with Siemens; Theodore Greenberg of the World Bank; Wolfgang Hetzer, Anticorruption Advisor (OLAF); Martin Kreutner of the International Anti-Corruption Academy; Patrick Moulette, Head of the Anti-Corruption Division, Organization for Economic Co-operation And Development; Professor Pakdee Pothisiri, National Anti-Corruption Commission, Thailand and Ryan Wong, Director of Investigations, Independent Commission Against Corruption, Hong Kong, China.”

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First Lady of Azerbaijan honoured by INTERPOL Secretary General

December 2, 2011
Mehriban Aliyeva, the First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation

INTERPOL on December 1, 2011 released the following:

Mrs Aliyeva receives inaugural INTERPOL Fund for a Safer World medal

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Mehriban Aliyeva, the First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, as well as an internationally respected humanitarian, has received the inaugural INTERPOL Fund for a Safer World medal at the Foundation’s headquarters in Baku.

Presenting her with the award, INTERPOL’s Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said ‘it is fitting for INTERPOL to recognize the unique contributions by select individuals and organizations providing substantial support for our commitment to a safer world.’

“Mrs Aliyeva has demonstrated not only a passionate commitment to the well-being of the people of Azerbaijan, but also strong support for INTERPOL’s efforts in pursuing safety and security for the citizens of all of our 190 member countries.

“INTERPOL looks forward to long term cooperation with the First Lady and the Heydar Aliev Foundation which she heads,” concluded Secretary General Noble.

In accepting the award, the First Lady underscored Azerbaijan’s ongoing support for INTERPOL since becoming a member in 1992 and emphasized the close cooperation with INTERPOL as an important element of Azerbaijan’s commitment to providing a safe environment for citizens and international visitors to the country.

The INTERPOL Fund for a Safer World, which was unveiled at the world police organization’s General Assembly in Vietnam earlier this year, will provide a platform for public-private sector collaboration in making an effective contribution to crime prevention and law enforcement at the local, national and global level.

Mrs Aliyeva received the first of a limited set of specially commissioned medals created for the INTERPOL Fund for a Safer World, to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to global safety and security.”

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