Delegates attending INTERPOL’s General Assembly have elected Kim Jong Yang of the Republic of Korea as the Organization’s new President. Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 18-21 November, the 87th session of the General Assembly comprised some 1,000 senior law enforcement officials from 180 countries.
The General Assembly democratically elects the President and other Executive Committee members on a one country one vote basis, with each vote carrying equal weight.
The role of the President is to chair the General Assembly and Executive Committee sessions. The day-to-day running of INTERPOL’s General Secretariat is the role of the Secretary General. <