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Participation in meeting of the Regional Working Group on Precursors

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CARICC Information and Analytical Unit staff members participated in a meeting of the Regional Working Group on Precursors of the UNODC Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighboring Countries in Dushanbe on 29-30 November 2023.

The event was attended by representatives of competent authorities from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and Iran (online), experts from the International Narcotics Control Board and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

At the meeting participants discussed implementation of recommendations from the previous meeting of the regional working group and exchanged views on the latest trends in precursor trafficking in West and Central Asia.

CARICC representatives made suggestions on implementation of next phases of operations to combat the spread of synthetic drugs - "Reflex" and to prevent diversion of precursors into trafficking - "Substitute".

Following discussions participants produced relevant recommendations.

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