The meeting aims to identify the legal and policing needs of the countries concerned in order to improve the co-operation against drug trafficking in the area.
This event was organised in close co-operation with the UNODC, along with the support of the OSCE Centre in Bishkek and other field operations in the region.
The two day, regional workshop was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Among participants were experts from the UNODC, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), and representatives from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, the Russian Federation, the USA, Mongolia and China.
The experts focused their discussions on international legal instruments, standards, national legislation and practical challenges related to improving transnational cooperation between Judges, Prosecutors and the Police.
The workshop served three main purposes: