Inaugural INTERPOL World 2015 met with success

April 22, 2015 - 

The inaugural INTERPOL World 2015, held April 14 to 16, was hugely successful, drawing 7,807 government leaders as well as representatives of international organisations and researchers.

The conference and exhibition provided a global platform to develop security solutions for the world at large, resulting in numerous potential and new partnerships and a stronger collective resolve to develop a more secure, resilient and safer cities.

The INTERPOL World Expo, along with the INTERPOL World Theatre and demo area, had showcased recent developments and technologies from 258 companies globally.

Additionally, the INTERPOL World Congress saw 437 delegates exchanging ideas in the thought leadership dialogues and business meetings.

“I am thrilled that INTERPOL World has seen a tremendous success at its debut,” said Jack Chia, executive director of the MP International. “The vibrant exchange of best practices, experiences and technologies across various government agencies and international organisations over the past few days underscores the event’s significance as the premier platform for global industry captains to have insightful exchange of conversations and to collaborate to find innovative solutions to address the various security challenges.”

One of the conference’s key themes related to the issue of what makes the world safer and secure environment, in which participants unanimously agreed that innovation among multistakeholder partnerships are essential in delivering solutions to the various challenges of policing and security.

The next INTERPOL World will be held in Singapore in 2017.

Previously reported, the opening keynote at the inaugural INTERPOL World 2015 addressed the rising threat of terrorism and trans-border crime.

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