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Office in Astana concluded a series of training events on countering transnational organized crime

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Organised crime
Subject
Organised crime
Date(s)
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Region
Central Asia
Keywords
cross-border crime, organised crime, drugs

Summary

From 5 to 7 October in Shymkent, the Office in Astana jointly with the State Revenue Committee of the Finance Ministry and the United States Embassy in Kazakhstan organized a three-day training seminar on countering transnational organized crime and trafficking in drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors.

Some 20 officers representing the State Revenue Committee, General Prosecutor’s Office, the Interior Ministry, the Canine Centre of the State Revenue Committee and the Border Service of the National Security Committee learned from national and international experts from the United States and the Central Asian Regional Information and Co-ordination Centre about best practices in identifying and closing international channels of illicit drugs and their precursors, as well as using psychological techniques to identify drug traffickers.

This event concluded a series of four seminars on this topic conducted by the Office in 2015 in Aktau, Almaty, Shymkent and UstKamenogorsk for some 110 law-enforcement officials from across the country.

Information

Added on
21 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Region
Kazakhstan
Keywords
cross-border crime, organised crime, drugs
Rights
OSCE