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Report on the Chairmanship conference on combating the threat of illicit drugs and strengthening control of precursor chemicals

Category
Publication
Type
Project/Meeting Report
Subject
Illicit drugs and chemical precursors

Description

This report, produced by the SPMU, contains a summary of the sessions, main findings and recommendations, as well as the final annotated agenda and list of participants of the conference that took place on 8-9 July 2010 in Vienna, Austria

Summary

The conference aimed at enhancing the OSCE role and its assistance to participating States in combating illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substances as one of the most profitable and dangerous forms of trans-national organised crime. The conference also promoted law-enforcement and cross-border contacts and analyzed the possibilities of fostering international and regional counter narcotics co-operation. 120 participants from 53 OSCE participating States (pS) and Partners for Co-operation as well as 8 international organisations took part in the Conference.

Participants contributed and shared their best practices, concerns as well as possible solutions on matters related to combating the threat of illicit drugs and measures to prevent diversion of chemical precursor for illegal trade. The conference promoted an effective networking among law enforcement agencies in pS and international organisations such as UNODC, INCB, Paris Pact, Europol, EMCDDA, SECI, CIS, SCO, CSTO, CICA, CARICC and other relevant organisations.

Information

Added on
11 Apr 2017
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Region
Austria
Keywords
international police cooperation, drugs precursors, drugs trafficking and/or drugs distribution
Rights
OSCE