Operation TRIGGER VIII West and Central Africa successful in dismantling vast criminal networks

An international police operation in West and Central Africa coordinated by INTERPOL led to the identification and dismantling of 14 organised crime networks. Operation Trigger VIII, carried out from 13 to 19 June, targeted the illicit trafficking and proliferation of firearms in Central and West Africa. 521 officers were deployed in eight countries: Burkina Faso,…

Third GIFP Steering Committee, organised by MASIF

On 17 February 2022, MASIF organised its third Steering Committee. This hybrid meeting was held both in Brussels and remotely, bringing together all the projects constituting the GIFP.  On this occasion, AIRCOP, SEACOP, COLIBRI, DISRUPT, EU-ACT, CRIMJUST, MASIF and FIREARMS provided updates on their progress, achievements, and responses to tackle illicit routes and organised crime.…