DESCRIPTION

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations founded in 1923 and presently headquartered in Lyon, France. Fundamentally, the organization’s main purpose is to oversee global crime control and ensure that law enforcement agencies across the globe unite in the face of a variety of transnational issues. INTERPOL continues to expand its influence to this day, currently comprising of 194 member states with an annual budget of €113 million.

INTERPOL has mainly focused on three major areas of transnational crime since its establishment: terrorism, cybercrime, and organized crime. However, its broader mandate covers virtually every type of crime, including drug and human trafficking, political corruption, copyright infringement, environmental crimes, and white-collar crime. As such, the agency plays a critical role in the maintenance and promotion of security across the globe.

INTERPOL is a beginner committee that offers the traditional Model UN experience for all delegates alike.

Please submit all inquiries via [email protected].



BACKGROUNDERS

Backgrounders will be available soon.

TopicA

Topic A

Corruption within law enforcement

TopicB

Topic B

Human Trafficking in Conflict Regions


STAFF

Alishba Irfan
Director

Embarking on her senior year at Fraser Heights Secondary, Alishba is honoured to serve as the Director of the International Criminal Police Organization. After entering the world of Model United Nations, she has felt immense love for the diplomatic discussions, global discourse, and appreciates the many diverse skills that MUN has taught her. The intense but invigorating atmosphere of MUN intrigued her to continue her journey and involve herself in political deliberation. Aside from stumbling upon the simplest of math problems, Alishba can be found testing various vegan recipes, spending too much time with her cats, and fueling her addiction for caffeinated beverages. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or advanced delegate, Alishba vows to make CAIMUN 2021 an unforgettable experience.

 

Austin Ma
Chair

Austin is a junior at St. George’s School and is honoured to be serving as the Chair of INTERPOL. Ever since attending his first conference in grade seven, Austin has grown to love Model United Nations. From the thrilling midnight crises to the invaluable friendships forged, Austin’s experiences in the committee room have been nothing short of memorable. Entering his fifth year of MUN, Austin hopes to utilize his expertise gained to provide an enriching and valuable experience for all delegates. Beyond the committee room, Austin can be found listening to an assortment of J-pop music, playing badminton, taking photos of nature, and hanging out with friends. Austin looks forward to a weekend of exciting debate and discussion.

 

Nancy Shen
Chair

As a senior at Crofton House School, Nancy is elated to be serving as the Chair of INTERPOL this year at CAIMUN 2021. Ever since her first Model United Nations conference in grade nine, Nancy has developed a great liking to the world of MUN and the fruitful debates that it has offered her. Since then, she has learned to incorporate worldly perspectives within her own, to stay updated with current events, and now, to pass on this knowledge to the younger generation. Outside of MUN and school, Nancy can be seen rowing at Stanley Park, consuming an absurd amount of coffee, and binge-watching the newest shows on Netflix (despite the pile of work she has to do). Most importantly, she is ecstatic to meet the delegates of CAIMUN 2021 and create an unforgettable experience.