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UNODC Asmara Workshop to Strengthen Regional Police Cooperation

UNODC workshop aimed at strengthening International and Regional Police Cooperation in Eastern Africa
A 3-day workshop aimed at strengthening International and Regional Police Cooperation in Eastern Africa was conducted in Asmara in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), Eritrea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IGAD and Interpol.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | SHABAIT

As it describes itself, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) “is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997, through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, the UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices. Continue reading UNODC Asmara Workshop to Strengthen Regional Police Cooperation

Interpol to Arrest and Handover Ethiopian Fugitives

Nowhere to run. Interpol pledged to arrest Ethiopian fugitives, wherever they may be, and hand them over to the Ethiopian gov’t to face justice.

BY ENGIDU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS

The Secretary-General of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) said the organization would arrest fugitives wherever they are and handover to Ethiopia to face justice. Continue reading Interpol to Arrest and Handover Ethiopian Fugitives

300 Trafficking Victims Rescued; 38 Arrested in Ethiopia: Interpol

Eritrea playing a significant role within Interpol’s Operation Usalama

By Interpol,

An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting a range of cross-border crimes has resulted in the rescue of human trafficking victims, the seizure of drugs, guns and stolen vehicles and the recovery of smuggled goods including ivory and diamonds.

Codenamed Usalama – which means ‘safety’ – the operation was led by the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) and the Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO) with support from INTERPOL.
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