After five years and half of implementation, the project Sharaka, which means “partnership” in Arabic, ended on 31 January 2023.
The “Sharaka” project was a regional counter-terrorism project implemented by INTERPOL since 2017 in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine. It supported partner countries to better detect and intercept organised crime and terrorist individuals or groups through the use of INTERPOL technologies, capacity building and police operations.
The project has connected frontline agencies at airports, seaports and national borders to the INTERPOL’s secure global police communications system (I-24/7). This has enabled the partner countries to share intelligence in real time and to access INTERPOL global criminal databases.
The project has delivered some very concrete results: