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SPMU-UNODC Workshop on promoting law enforcement and judicial cooperation among source, transit and destination countries to combat human trafficking and migrant smuggling to and from Central Asia

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime

Description

This workshop aims to promote and improve co-operation and information exchange between investigative agencies, police, customs and central authorities.

Summary

The UNODC and the SPMU organised a two day workshop in Tashkent / Uzbekistan to promote improved co-operation and information exchange between investigative agencies, police, customs and central authorities. The SPMU organised the event in co-ordination and co-operation with relevant Units.

The conference was organised in the framework of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air of the UN TOC and the Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

Purpose of the Regional Conference is to build the capacities of national of the criminal justice systems of OSCE participating States in Central Asia. The objective of the event will be to improve national and international co-operation between the police, customs and investigative agencies.

Note for participants: Those requiring visa to enter Uzbekistan are kindly requested to apply for visa minimum 2 weeks in advance before the planned arrival date.

Information

Added on
17 Mar 2008
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Type
Workshop
Venue description

NGMK Business Center, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit, United Nations / UNODC
Participants
Experts, Government officials, International organizations, OSCE staff
Region
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Keywords
human trafficking, international police cooperation, smuggling
Rights
OSCE