Optional Protocol supplements the Convention by providing States with detailed requirements to end the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. It also protects children from being sold for non-sexual purposes—such as other forms of forced labour, illegal adoption and organ donation.
This report, produced by the SPMU, provides an overview of the sessions of the workshop that took place in Tashkent on 14-15 May 2008 as well as recommendations by the participants. Building capacity of national criminal justice systems in Central Asia and improving cooperation and information exchange between investigative agencies and central authorities were the aims of this workshop.
This report contains analysis of drug-related situation in Afghanistan and Tajikistan, description of criminal market of narcotic drugs and international co-operation in combating illegal drug trafficking in the region.