Interpol UN special notice

The Interpol UN special notice is an international wanted persons notice issued by Interpol at the request of the United Nations Security Council. It requires Interpol member countries to circulate information on suspects wanted in connection with terrorist acts to their law enforcement agencies and take steps to arrest and extradite them. The Interpol UN special notice was created in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

In what cases are issued UN INTERPOL Special Notice

A UN INTERPOL Special Notice is issued at the request of a United Nations body, in particular the Security Council, or one of its subsidiary organs. Special Notices are also issued at the request of Interpol’s Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files.

An Interpol Special Notice can only be issued against natural persons.

The purpose of the Special Notice

is to alert law enforcement agencies worldwide that the subject of the Notice:

  • is being sought by a UN body or Interpol in connection with the commission of terrorist acts;
  • may be involved in terrorist activities;
  • poses a threat to public safety.

A Special Notice remains in force until withdrawn by Interpol.

Interpol UN special notice are usually issued in cases where terrorist attacks have been carried out or there is credible information that an attack is being planned. The Interpol UN special notice allows member countries to share information on suspects and take steps to arrest and extradite them.

Сonclusions

The Interpol UN special notice is an important tool in the fight against terrorism. It allows member countries to share information on suspects and take steps to arrest them and hand them over to the authorities.

In recent years, the Interpol UN special notice has been used to issue notices for a number of high-profile terrorist suspects, including Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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