The workshop aims at strengthening the capacities of regional law enforcement agencies, their forensic units on detection of NPS and countering illicit drugs trafficking and thereby increasing awareness and knowledge on countering the problem of wide diversion of NPS.
The objective of the meeting is to familiarize participants from OSCE participating States (Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine as well as Romania) with national and regional practices in joint operations, information sharing and needs in combating the phenomena of NPS.
The workshop was organized by the Strategic Police Matters Unit of the OSCE Transnational Threats Department and Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy, with the support of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine and INTERPOL.
The OSCE Office in Baku is organising a National Expert Conference "Tackling Cybercrime - A Key Challenge to Comprehensive Cybersecurity" which will bring together representatives of all relevant state agencies of Azerbaijan, international experts, representatives of international organizations and Embassies and internet providers operating in Azerbaijan.
The OSCE Strategic Police Matters Unit, in cooperation with the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt), has arranged for 17 police investigators from the Balkan region to participate in a one-week cybercrime forensics course.