Economic Cooperation Organization

The ECO Secretariat was represented by Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Jandos Asanov at the 7th edition of the INTERPOL Dialogue on an effective multilateral policing architecture against global threats. in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 25th to 26th October 2023. The event was also participated by the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council (AIMC), the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL), the Police Community of the Americas (AMERIPOL), ASEANAPOL (ASEAN countries structure for cooperation of police forces), the Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS), the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL), the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX), the Gulf Cooperation Council-POL (GGC-POL), the Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO-RATS), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 

While addressing the Dialogue, Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Jandos Asanov said that the cooperation with INTERPOL had proven useful for the Economic Cooperation Organization in staying familiar with the global security agenda and practical steps in this field. He further maintained that ECO may need INTERPOL’s experience and expertise in the activities of the ECO Regional Centre for Cooperation of Anti-Corruption Agencies and Ombudsmen (RCCACO), the headquarters of which will be operational in the near future.

The 7th edition of the INTERPOL Dialogue deliberated on the Revised Global Policing Goals and their Implementation and adopted the Abu Dhabi Declaration.

The heads of delegations were received by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.

The heads of delegations also took part in an informal meeting hosted by His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the United Arab Emirates, where ministers of justice and interior of Bahrain, France, Netherlands and Singapore were also present.