Establishment of Border Cooperation Offices

Officers of law enforcement bodies of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan held a discussion  in Dushanbe in November about issues  related to the establishment  of border cooperation offices in Central Asia and Afghanistan.

The three-day seminar on the topic of "The establishment of offices of border cooperation in Central Asia and Afghanistan" opened on 28 November. The seminar is designed to "study advanced experience in the sphere of mechanisms for border control and fighting against illicit drug trafficking" and was organized in the framework of UNODC project "Countering the trafficking of Afghan opiates via the northern route by enhancing the capacity of key border crossings points (BCPs) and through the establishment of Border Liaison Offices (BLOs)" and Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighboring countries.