Membership of INTERPOL

Author: Stephen Bailey
Published: 28.07.2022
The International Criminal Police Organization-INTERPOL (“INTERPOL”) General Assembly is scheduled to meet in India in October 2022 for its 90th ordinary session. On the eve of the opening of the session, the INTERPOL Executive Committee must finalise the agenda for the session. One item that should be on the agenda is membership of INTERPOL. Last year, during the General Assembly’s 89th ordinary session, INTERPOL announced the admission of the Federated States of Micronesia (“Micronesia”) as the 195th member of INTERPOL. Micronesia’s admission should be celebrated: it closes a gap in secure global police communication and bolsters worldwide efforts of crime…