Interpol Global Academy Network

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Recently, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Academy joined the Interpol Global Academy Network at a virtual event.

About Interpol Global Academy Network:


  • It was launched in 2019 with the aim of supporting Interpol in leading a global approach to Law Enforcement Training.
  • It is a network of trusted law enforcement education institutions, both regional and national in scope.
  • Members of the Global Academy support the creation and delivery of select digital and face-to-face training courses, covering INTERPOL’s tools and services, crime areas, and other law enforcement topics.
  • They also help identify and coordinate responses to training needs and contribute to a knowledge exchange platform to advance law enforcement education through cutting-edge training tools and methodologies.
  • The CBI Academy had become the 10th member of Interpol Global Academy Network.


Key facts about Interpol

  • Mandate: It is an international organization facilitating international police cooperation against cross-border terrorism, trafficking, and other crime.
  • Governance: All decisions regarding the activities of INTERPOL are made by the General Assembly which is its supreme governing body which meets annually.
  • Status: It is ‘NOT’ a unit or part of a united nation system. It is an independent international organization.
  • In each country, an INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) provides the central point of contact for the General Secretariat and other NCBs.
  • Each NCB is run by police officials of that country and usually sits in the government ministry responsible for policing. (Union Home Ministry in India.)
  • Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) represents Interpol in India as the country's national central bureau.'


Q1) What is the Central Bureau of Investigation?

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the premier investigative agency of the Government of India. The CBI is responsible for investigating a wide range of cases, including corruption, economic offenses, special crimes, and cases of national and international significance.

Source: CBI Academy joins Interpol Global Academy Network