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High Level Regional Meeting on Law Enforcement Co-operation in Central Asia in Combating Organised Crime

Category
Event
Date(s)
Subject
Organised crime

Description

This event provided an opportunity for the leading experts to review the existing co-operation mechanisms, to discuss existing problems, to propose ways of enhancing of regional interaction and effective implementation of UN Convention on Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC).

Summary

This Conference was organised by the OSCE Strategic Police Matters Unit (SPMU) in co-operation with OSCE Centre in Astana and the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Kazakhstan with financial support from Norway and Belgium.

It was planned to discuss at this meeting possible measures aimed on enhancing of regional law enforcement co-operation in Central Asia in the sphere of fighting organised crimes including trafficking in drugs and human beings.

The event brought together experts from ministries of Interior, ministries of Justice, law enforcement agencies and policy makers.

Information

Added on
11 May 2009
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Type
Meeting
Venue description

Astana, Kazakhstan

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit, OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan
Participants
Experts, Government officials, International organizations, Law enforcement officers, OSCE staff
Region
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Keywords
human trafficking, international police cooperation, international law, drugs trafficking and/or drugs distribution
Rights
OSCE