UNODC, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan: Capacity Building in the Field of Analysis and Exchange of Operational Information

UNODC supports the Member States in establishing the mechanisms for exchange, receipt and dissemination of information between drug control bodies. In Central Asia, the countries consider anti-drug cooperation one of the key elements of combatting transnational organized crime. UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia (UNODC ROCA) assists the countries in improving the criminal intelligence collection and information management capacities.

From 26-30 November 2018, nineteen officers of the provincial counternarcotic departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan (MOI) took part in one of such capacity building events organized by UNODC ROCA. The training was conducted jointly with the Central Asia Regional Information and Coordination Center (CARICC) - a regional platform for data and intelligence exchange.

The intelligence analysis training emphasized on utilization of analytical tools to enhance strategic interaction between the analytical and operational units/departments of the MOI Kazakhstan. The training aimed to provide assistance in learning modern programs and skills, as well as applying the knowledge in their daily work.

Mr. Oleksiy Feshchenko, UNODC international expert, provided an overview on money transaction flow analysis and introduced cryptocurrencies related issue during special sessions. The sessions are expected to improve the financial flow investigations of the criminal cases at the MOI of Kazakhstan. "The training is designed to increase professional level of the law enforcement analysts and assist in achieving practical results in combating crime and protecting from external and internal threats.' - noted Mr. Feshchenko.

The event is organized in the framework of the "Law enforcement systems for the collection, analysis and exchange of operational information in the field of combating drugs" component of the Sub-Programme 1 of the UNODC Program for Central Asia 2015-2019, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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Ms. Dariya Kudabaeva,

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