From 26 to 30 September, the Office conducted a training course in Khujand for police officers of the Sughd region on “Democratic basics and ethical principles of youth outreach in multiethnic communities”. The training was delivered by experts from the Academy of Science, Centre for Strategic Researches, MIA Academy, Public Councils and the Office of the National Coordinator on Police Reform. The training included facets such as the multi-ethnic composition of a police precinct and its challenges, juvenile delinquency and the crime phenomena it entails.
More than 30 participants from the 15 District Departments of the Ministry of Interior, Office of National Coordinator on Police Reform, and members of Public Councils were instructed on international standards and best practices in this field, as well about international commitments and relevant aspects of the country’s domestic legal framework. The course of the training also reflected on gender mainstreaming, youth radicalization, conflict prevention, as well as Code of Conduct and Standard Operating Procedures for police officers.