World’s top 150 detectives to swoop on city

| | New Delhi

World’s top 150 detectives from over 50 countries will gather in the Capital for a three-day international conference starting October 12 where they will brainstorm on emerging challenges regarding overall security scenario, anti-corruption and cyber threat issues.

Being organised under the banner of the World Association of Detectives (WAD), the 92nd WAD Annual Conference holds special significance as important issues related to India, which includes black money, counterfeit currency, anti-corruption challenges, cyber security threats, will be discussed threadbare. Lt Gen (retd) Rajinder Singh, former Director General (Infantry), Indian Army and former Commander of UN Peace Keeping Forces, will inaugurate the Conference.

“Over 150 super sleuths, global investigators and detectives will gather to discuss emerging challenges in our sector and how to prepare to face them. The conference will bring together international experts from various fields like security, police, defense, private investigation and forensic sciences fields,” said Kunwar Vikram Singh, President of WAD, who is also the head of the Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC).

Interestingly, Singh, who is also Chairman of Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI), will take over as first-ever Indian Chairman of WAD at the end of the international conference.

Delhi event will see discussions and seminars of currently relevant topics like Cyber Security and the Dark Web; Anti-Corruption Partnerships; Threats to the Security Environment and Role of Interpol; Doing Business in India — Opportunities and Challenges.

During their three-day stay in Delhi, global detectives, private investigators and security experts are likely to call upon key Indian ministers and government authorities to discuss challenges and threats being faced by India vis-a-vis issues like terrorism, corruption, trafficking, counterfeiting etc.

This is the second time that WAD is holding its annual conference in India. First was held in 1984 at New Delhi. WAD, the largest and longest established association of its kind in the world, represents investigation and security practitioners in more than 80 countries. It promotes and maintains the highest ethical practices among its members and fosters cooperation between investigators globally.



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