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Joint meeting between Law Enforcement officials from Afghanistan and Central Asian countries on development of co-operation in fighting drugs, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Illicit drugs and chemical precursors

Description

The aim of the meeting was to discuss issues of co-operation in fighting drugs and the exchange of information on drug traffickers and drug supply routes in the region.

Summary

This Joint Meeting was organised by the Transnational Threat Department's Strategic Police Matters Unit, the EU-funded project “Heroin Route II – Information Networks along the Heroin Route” and the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for combating the illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors (CARICC).

The two-day event brought together senior and middle management representatives of national law enforcement and drug control agencies from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to discuss the issues of co-operation in fighting drugs and to exchange information on drug traffickers and routes of drug supply.

The participants shared their experience and exchange their views on mechanisms and tools for enhancing cross-border co-operation by strengthening the information exchange mechanisms. The discussions were focused on the practical implications of co-operation between law enforcement, improving ways and means of the information exchange and the planning of further joint activities in a holistic manner.

Information

Added on
21 Sep 2016
Origin
OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Type
Meeting
Venue description

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Participants
Government officials, International organizations, Law enforcement officers, OSCE staff
Region
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Keywords
drugs, trafficking
Rights
OSCE