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Workshop on “Seizing, Confiscating and Sharing / Returning of Proceeds / Instrumentalities of Crime Transferred to Foreign Jurisdictions”

Organised crime


The purpose of the regional workshop is to facilitate capacity building of the national criminal justice systems in Central Asia, to improve national and international legal co-operation and information exchange between the investigative agencies and central authorities, and to enhance the co-operation between the authorities from Central Asian countries and other source and destination countries involved in money laundering and the financial manipulation of proceeds from crime.


The workshop, jointly organized by the Strategic Police Matters Unit, the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities and the Organised Crime Section of the Division of Treaty Affairs of UNODC , is in response to Permanent Council Decision No. 810 which calls upon the participating States to develop effective central authorities to receive, execute and transmit requests for mutual legal assistance, as foreseen by Article 18 of the UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). Decision No. 810 also tasks the Secretary General, within existing resources, to ensure the implementation by the Secretariat of the relevant parts of Ministerial Decisions Nos. 3/05 and 5/06, in particular through efforts to support implementation of the UNTOC, in co-operation and co-ordination with the UNODC.

Attention! The registration procedure for this event has been changed.
The registration for this event is now being handled by the OSCE Centre in Astana / Liaison Office in Almaty. The document, containing the organizational modalities and the registration form is available in the "Attachments" section below. We apologise for the inconvenience.


Added on
30 Apr 2008
OSCE / Secretariat
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit, Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities
Experts, International organizations, Law enforcement officers, OSCE staff
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
search, international law, international police cooperation, confiscation