A new President of INTERPOL elected at the 85th session of the Interpol General Assembly
Over 1,200 representatives of member countries of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) gathered in the Indonesian resort of Bali to discuss coordinated efforts to combat crime and terrorism.
The 85th Interpol General Assembly, under the theme "Establishing a global roadmap for international police", provided a forum for police chiefs, heads of counter terrorism agencies and international experts to discuss measures to address the global police cybercrime, terrorism and organized crime.
The delegation of Police of the Republic of Armenia which consisted of Head of the INTERPOL NCB in Armenia, Police Colonel Ara Fidanyan.
"Police faces tougher tasks in every corner of the world nowadays. The current meeting of Interpol is expected to produce concrete solutions, not just a ceremonial event", Muhammad Jusuf Kalla said, the Indonesian vice president in opening remarks at the meeting: “We are here because the INTERPOL General Assembly is a forum to realise global interests related to our shared responsibility in protecting and securing the global community”.
The Interpol president, Mireille Ballestrazzi, and the General Secretary of Interpol, Juergen Stock, were among senior delegates who attended the opening ceremony.
“INTERPOL’s strategies to counter terrorism, organized and emerging crime and cybercrime, which will be presented during this conference, will provide crucial support in our united response to these global threats. However, to transform these plans from words into action requires full cooperation from all member countries,” said President Ballestrazzi.
Chief of the Indonesian National Police, General Tito Karnavian said: "INTERPOL is a very important partner in the multi-faceted fight against terrorism, organized crime and cybercrime, as it is the only organization which gives our international investigations effective outreach".