Between 28th and 29th of November 2018, a regional expert meeting was held in Almaty under the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme for Central Asia component “Drug law enforcement systems for criminal intelligence collection, analysis and exchange”.
The purpose of the event was to assist in strengthening cooperation of analytical units in solving crimes related to drug trafficking.
The expert meeting is also aimed at strengthening interaction of analytical units of law enforcement agencies, as well as using capabilities of law enforcement training centers for conducting courses in operational and strategic analysis.
The event was attended by members of analytical divisions of coordinating bodies responsible for countering drug trafficking of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; representatives of UNODC offices in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan; representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, of the DCA and of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan at CARICC; as well as analysts of the Centre.
Based on the results of the event, parties developed and reached an agreement on implementation of joint recommendations.