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Algeria elected chair of AFRIPOL & the first Vice-President post entrusted to Uganda.

The First General Assembly of the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL) was held in Algiers, Algeria, from 14 to 16 May 2017. The General Assembly is the supreme technical and deliberative organ of AFRIPOL, with the responsibility to provide leadership and direction regarding police cooperation in Africa. It is composed of the Chiefs of Police from all African Union Member States.

The opening ceremony featured statements by His Excellency Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria; His Excellency Mussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission; Mr. Tim Morris, Executive Director of Police Services, INTERPOL, and His Excellency Major General Abdelghani Hamel, Director General of National Security of Algeria. The statements recognized the First General Assembly of AFRIPOL as historic and called on the Chiefs of Police to seize the opportunity provided by AFRIPOL to send a clear message that there is no safe haven for criminals in Africa.

The Commissioner for Peace and Security of the AU Commission, H.E. Amb. Smail Chergui took part at this first General Assembly, who adopted the legal texts that govern its functioning and agreed on a 3-Year Work Plan (2017-2019).

The General Assembly also offered opportunity for Chiefs of Police and their representatives from 45 AU Member States to exchange views and share experiences in combating transnational organized crime and terrorism. The General Assembly, under its 2017-2019 Work Plan, adopted strategic outcomes to deal with the various crime areas. In this regard, the Chiefs of Police committed to enhanced cooperation, including in sharing information and intelligence, in order to defeat criminals and terrorists operating on the continent.

Furthermore, the Host Agreement on AFRIPOL Headquarters in Algiers was signed, on 14 May 2017, between the African Union Commission, represented by the Chairperson of the Commission, His Excellency Mussa Faki Mahamat, and the Government of Algeria, represented by the Minister d’Etat, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, His Excellency Ramtane Lamamra.

Algeria has been elected, on May 15th, chair of the African Police Cooperation Mechanism (AFRIPOL) for a two-year term.

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice-Presidents posts have been entrusted respectively to Uganda, Nigeria and the Central African Republic.

Algérie et organisations

In french acronym order

Independence of Algeria : 05 July 1962


  1. AIEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) :  1963  – Algeria Accedes to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in 13 January 1995.
  2. APPA (African Petroleum Producers’ Association) :  January 1987founding Member.
  3. BADEA (Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa) : established pursuant to the resolution of the 6th Arab Summit Conference at Algiers (28 November 1973).
  4. BAD (African Development Bank) : 04 August 1963.
  5. BIRD
  6. BisD
  7. CCD
  8. CIO
  9. CMT
  10. CNUCED (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) : 1964.
  11. Croix-Rouge Internationale
  1. FADES,
  2. FAO,
  3. FMA,
  4. FMI,
  5. Fida,
  6. G-15,
  7. G-19,
  8. G-24,
  9. G-77,
  10. HCR,
  11. IFRCS,
  12. ISO,
  13. Inmarsat,
  14. Intelsat,
  15. Interpol : 21 August 1963.
  16. LA (League of Arab States) : 16 August 1962.
  17. MNA,
  18. OACI,
  19. OCI,
  20. OEA (observer).
  21. OIT,
  22. OMI,
  23. OMM,
  24. OMPI,
  25. OMS,
  26. OMT,
  27. OPAEP (Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries) : 1970.
  28. OPEP (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) : 1969.
  29. OUA (Organization of African Unity) : 25 may 1963 founding Member.
  30. ONU (United Nations) :  08 October 1962.
  31. ONUDI (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) :1966.                                                 In 1975 The General Assembly, in resolution 3362 (S-VII), endorses the recommendation of the Conference that UNIDO be converted into a specialized agency. The new Executive Director, Abd-El Rahman Khane (Algeria) takes office.
  32. PNA : 01 September 1961 founding Member.
  33. UIT
  34. UMA (Union of Arab Maghreb) : 17 February 1989 – founding Member.
  35. UPU
  36. UNESCO

 

Algeria membership international organizations

In french alphabetical order :

AIEA,

APPA,

Badea,

BafD,

Bird,

BisD,

CCD,

CIO,

CMT,

Cnuced,

Croix-Rouge internationale,

FADES,

FAO,

FMA,

FMI,

Fida,

G-15,

G-19,

G-24,

G-77,

HCR,

IFRCS,

ISO,

Inmarsat,

Intelsat,

Interpol, LA,

MNA,

OACI,

OCI,

OEA (observateur),

OIT,

OMI,

OMM,

OMPI,

OMS, OMT,

OPAEP, OUA,

Onu,

Onudi,

Opep,

UIT,

UMA,

UPU,

Unesco.