Algerian Post issued a stamp to commemorate the 22nd African Regional Conference of Interpol taking place in Oran, Algeria.
The International Criminal Police Organization –Interpol, created in 1923, is considered the most important international organization acting in the field of fight against crime. It currently counts 190 member countries.
The Interpol aims to promote mutual cooperation in a broad context between all criminal police authorities within the framework of the application of laws in different countries and development of any institution capable to effectively contribute to prevention and fight against the common crimes.
The accession of Algeria to the International Criminal Police Organization -Interpol took place at the meeting of the General Assembly in Helsinki (Finland), in August 1963, which saw the participation of 53 countries. The National Central Bureau of Alger shall perform its duties under the direct supervision of the Directorate of Judicial Police/General Directorate of National Security.
On the other hand, the National Central Bureau shall carry out its activities within the framework of a clearly defined strategy according to the needs dictated by the national security situation, in accordance with the basic functions established by the International Criminal Police Organization.
Fifty four (54) African countries participate in the work of the African Regional Conference in addition to international observers as well as international and regional organizations. This conference aims to strengthen the efforts of the international cooperation in the fight against all forms of crime at both national and regional level, combining the efforts of all security services in African countries.