Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighbouring Countries

News and Events - 2017

UPCOMING 

 

SUB-PROGRAMME 1 

1. Triangular Initiative (TI) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) - including discussions on a potential CARICC - JPC MOU, Vienna, Austria 

2. The 3rd Regional Workshop on "Promoting Regional Cooperation in Control Delivery and Joint Investigative Teams", Ashgabat or Bishkek (TBC) 

3. Operation Reflex (Stage 1), RP Countries 

4. Operation Substitute Phase 2 (Stage 1), RP Countries

5. The 10th Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Precursors (RWGP), Islamabad or Tehran (TBC) 

6. Precursor Case Meeting (PCM), Islamabad, Pakistan (TBC) 

7. Task Force Meeting, Bishkek or Dushanbe (TBC) 

8. Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan (AKT) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) "Cooperation in Counter Narcotics and Border Management in Drug Control among the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Tajikistan", Dushanbe or Kabul (TBC)

9. Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan (AKT) Ministerial Meeting "Cooperation in Counter Narcotics and Border Management in Drug Control among the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Tajikistan", Dushanbe or Kabul - TBC

10. The 3rd Technical training for Afghan experts at the Iranian Police University Tehran "Strengthening Border Management and Drugs and Illicit Chemicals Interdiction Capacities", Tehran, Iran (TBC) 

11. The 4th meeting of the Regional Working Group on Forensic Capacity and Drugs (RWGFD), Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic (TBC) 

12. Operation Substitute Phase 2 (Stage 2), RP Countries 

13. Drug Case Meeting (DCM) on Opiate Seizures, (venue TBC)

14. Training for Law Enforcement Officers at Domodedovo, Domodedovo, Russia 

15. Training Needs Assessment 

16. Operation Reflex (Stage 2), RP Countries 

17. Training of Trainers in Law Enforcement, Dushanbe or Tashkent (TBC) 

18. Workshop on use of Customs Data, Profiling and Information Systems, Tashkent (TBC)

19. Second Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Training, TBC

20. The Regional Workshop on Law Enforcement Training (RWGT), Almaty or Tehran (TBC)

21. The 11th Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Precursors (RWGP), (venue TBC) 

22. Precursor Case Meeting (PCM), (venue TBC) 

23. Training Courses on Forensic Laboratory Analysis-1, Vienna, Austria, (TBC) 

24. Triangular Initiative (TI) Ministerial Meeting, Kabul or Vienna, TBC24. Debrief of Operation Substitute (Phase 2), Almaty or Dushanbe, (TBC) 

25. Debrief of Operation Reflex (Phase 2), Almaty, Kazakhstan

26. The 5th meeting of the Regional Working Group on Forensic Capacity and Drugs (RWGFD), Ashgabat or Dushanbe, (TBC) 

27. The Regional Workshop on Law Enforcement Training (RWGT), (venue TBC) 

28. Third Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Training, TBC

29. Training for Law Enforcement Officers at Domodedovo, Domodedovo, Russia

 

SUB-PROGRAMME 2

1. The Regional Workshop on "Cash Courier and Wire Transfer", Tehran, Iran 

2. Interregional workshop on "Understanding and Disrupting Illicit Financial Flows associated with the Southern Route for Opiate Trafficking.", Zanzibar, Tanzania 

3. Assessment of Legal Frameworks and Implementing Practices on Mutual Legal Assistance/Extradition/Confiscation as well as Transfer of Prisoners (by the extension of the contract of the international consultant), Islamabad and Kabul

4. The 3rd Interregional Workshop on "Combating illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS) and Regional FIU to FIU Meeting (under the cash initiative) - Basic level, Beijing, China 

5. The 4th Interregional Workshop on "Combating illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS) and Regional FIU to FIU Meeting (under the cash initiative) - Advanced level, Beijing, China

6. The 5th Regional Workshop on "International and Regional Cooperation to Combat Cybercrime", Almaty or Bishkek (TBC)

7. The 4th Regional Workshop on "Promoting Regional Cooperation in Control Delivery and Joint Investigative Teams", Almaty, Kazakhstan 

8. The 2nd Regional Workshop on "International and Regional Cooperation to address Human Trafficking", Dushanbe, Tajikistan 

9. The 2nd Regional Workshop on "Harmonization of Legislative Frameworks to enable International/Regional Cooperation in Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA), Extradition and Transfer of Foreign Prisoners", Almaty, Kazakhstan 

10. The First Regional Training on "Bitcoins Investigations", (venue TBC)

11. The Regional Workshop on "International Cooperation to Combat Corruption (with a focus on Asset Recovery)", Tehran, Iran 

 

SUB-PROGRAMME 3

1. Implementation of Family and School Together Programme (FAST) in Uzbekistan, Iran and Pakistan, Peshawar, Tashkent and Tehran

2. Printing and Dissemination of Rapid Assessment of Drug Dependence Systems (availability, accessibility and quality) in Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan 

3. Geographical Mapping and Assessment of Health Facilities providing Drug Dependence Treatment to Afghan Refugees and Returnees Residing in 3 RP countries, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, Islamabad, Kabul and Tehran 

4. Capacity Development and Support of NGOs providing HIV-related Health and Social Services to Drug Using Refugees/Returnees (DICs) in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, Herat, Mashad, and Peshawar 

5. In country training of trainers(TOT) and introducing Strengthening Family Programme (SFP) 10-14 years in Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Bishkek, Ashgabat and Islamabad 

6. In country training of facilitators (2nd phase) of Strengthening Family Programme (SFP) 10-14 years in Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, Tehran and Kabul 

7. Update Undergraduate Medical Teaching Curricula and Training Modules on Drug Dependence Treatment at schools of Medicine in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, Tehran, Iran 

8. The Annual Regional Workshop to Share Best Practices and Review Advances in Global Approaches in Drug Prevention, Almaty, Kazakhstan 

9. Support to Established Regional Network of Center of Coordination for DDR, RP Countries

10. Job Training of Prison Officials from Afghanistan and Tajikistan in Drug and Related HIV Prevention, Dushanbe and Kabul 

11. The Regional Meeting on Non-voluntary Drug Dependence Treatment in Kazakhstan, Almaty, Kazakhstan 

12. The Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) on Treatment Monitoring and Reporting for SDG 3.5 in Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 

13. Conduct Two In-service Training for Afghan and Tajik Medical Doctors in Iran, Mashad and Tehran, Iran 

14. The Regional Consultative Meeting on the Establishment of the Network of DDR Centers of Excellence in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 

15. The Regional TOT on Drug Use Treatment for Women in Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan 

16. Introduction of Opiod Overdose Management to Drug Treatment Managers in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 

 

SUB-PROGRAMME 4

1. Develop and Roll-out a Survey Protocol and Instrument to Measure Drug Use among the Youth, Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan 

2. The Regional Alternative Development Conference, Kabul, Afghanistan 

3. Workshop under Heart of Asia to develop a Regional CN Strategy (venue TBC)

4. Study on the Flow of Migrants from Afghanistan to Europe (venue TBC)

5. Policy Coherence Approach to Preventing and Mitigating the Risks for Illicit Financial Flows, Economic Crime, Corruption and Narcotics Production and Trafficking: Creating an enabling Environment for Economic Growth and Improved Governance in Afghanistan (venue TBC)

6. Research Focal Points Working Group Planning Meeting (venue TBC)

7. Illicit Financial Flows and Northern Route Report Technical Meeting (venue TBC)

8. TI Border Countries Cooperation in Drug Control and Livelihood (venue TBC)