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IGP Namuhoranye attends Interpol General Assembly in Vienna

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Felix Namuhoranye, is part of the Rwandan delegation headed by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, attending the 91st Interpol General Assembly, which started on Tuesday, November 28, in Vienna, Austria.

The delegation also include the Secretary-General of Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), Col (rtd) Jeannot Ruhunga.

The four-day assembly, which was officially opened by the Minister of Interior of Austria, Gerhard Karner, comes at the time when the international Police body is marking its century in the same city where Interpol was created in 1923.

During the four-day conference, senior government officials, Police Chiefs and experts from across the globe, will look at the current and emerging threats, including the significant growth of transnational organized crime.

Panel of experts and policymakers will discuss the emerging trends, operational impact and preparedness; Police cooperation and use of emerging technologies by law enforcement.

They will also review critical global crime threats facing policing today, including transnational organized crime, environmental crime and preventing the proliferation of child sexual abuse material.