As part of the capacity developing component of the regional project "Standardisation and Sustainability in the Handling and Presentation of Data in Central Asia", UNODC's Regional Office for Central Asia convened two sets of trainings, namely "ArcGIS 10.0: Basics in Working with Geoinformation Systems" and "ArcGIS 10.1: Advanced Training of Trainers". These targeted the representatives of law enforcement academies and agencies (Police, Customs and Border Guards) as well as the State Statistical Committee for the Republic of Azerbaijan, between 12-16 March and 1-8 April 2013.[Read More]
With a total of 3 kilograms and 254 grams, drug seizures in prisons formed only a fraction of the total amount of illicit drugs intercepted in the Kyrgyz Republic in 2012. Likewise, the number of drug related crimes detected in prisons, 38 in total, stood at 2% of the overall figure.
On 5-7 March, a regional workshop entitled "Improving Practices in Direct International Law Enforcement Cooperation to Detect and Investigate Money-Laundering" was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. It is the second of a series of workshops organized under the UNODC Project "Strengthening capacities of the GUAM Member States to cooperate at the national and regional levels in combating money-laundering as well as in seizing and confiscating crime proceeds".[Read More]