Morocco and UN to Strengthen Counterterrorism Cooperation

Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita, said on Friday that cooperation between Morocco and the UN in the field of counterterrorism is “strong and fruitful.” The statement came during a celebration of the first anniversary of the Rabat-based United Read More …

Seychelles Police confirms Kenyan experts helping in Valabhji couple’s illegal firearms case

The Seychelles Police have confirmed that they have sought the expertise of the Kenyan ballistics experts to assist in an ongoing case of illegal possession of firearms. The Nairobi Review newspaper stated in a recent article that “the government of Read More …

Cambodia: Former President of Colombia visits CMAC’s headquarters

Andrés Pastrana Arango, former President of the Republic of Colombia and current President of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), paid a visit to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s headquarters in Phnom Penh earlier this week. He was warmly received Read More …

Arms sent to Ukraine will end up in criminal hands, says Interpol chief

Weapons sent to Ukraine after Russia’s invasion in February will end up in the global hidden economy and in the hands of criminals, the head of Interpol has said. Jürgen Stock says once the conflict ends, a wave of guns Read More …

Cambodia and Philippines hold workshop on mine clearance

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Philippines Mine Action organised a three-day stakeholders’ workshop in Phnom Penh to review the challenges posed by mines and the state of mine action in the Philippines with specific attention Read More …

Kenya: The Annual Africa C-IED Steering Committee conference is underway at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Nairobi

The Annual Africa C-IED Steering Committee conference is currently underway at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Nairobi, Kenya. The 3 day conference has been sponsored by the UK and US, and has participants attending from over 21 mainly Read More …

Uganda: IGAD Security Chiefs Discuss Collaboration to Combat Improvised Explosive Devices Threat

Security chiefs and experts from the Intergovernmental Authority of Development (IGAD) and member states converged in Kampala on Tuesday to chart possible ways of collaboration to combat threats posed by the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The IGAD director of Security Read More …

Operation Flycatcher: disrupting Sri Lanka’s terrorist networks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Boosting the ability of frontline border officers to detect travelers as potential terrorists was the focus of a counter- terrorism (CT) and border management operation led by INTERPOL across Sri Lanka. Codenamed Operation Flycatcher II, the Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC animal deminers get boost from APOPO

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) and APOPO, a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation and US non-profit which trains southern giant-pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis, entered an agreement of cooperation to boost demining activities in Cambodia using animal detection Read More …