The Final Conference of the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) project "Support to Prison Reform in the Kyrgyz Republic" was held on 22 and 23 May 2013 in Bishkek. Project achievements were evaluated by national and international partners during the event.[Read More]
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.