UNODC presented the progress made by the Programme for Central Asia in 2016 to the partners in Uzbekistan
Annual Review Meeting of the UNODC Programme for Central Asia 2015-2019 and Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighboring countries held on 24 March at the National Centre on Drug Control under the Cabinet of Ministry of the Republic of Uzbekistan (NCDC).
Mr. Mansurov, the Director of the NCDC and Ms. Ashita Mittal, UNODC Regional Representative for Central Asia, chaired the meeting. Main Uzbek partners including Ministry of Interior, Customs, Ministry of Health, Public Education, Ministry of Justice took part in it.
UNODC team led by Ms. Mittal briefed participants on progress made by the Programme for Central Asia in 2016, including financial situation and perspectives for the forthcoming years as well as discussed the Programme work plan for 2017.
After the discussion, the national partners have endorsed the Programme work plan for 2017 and highly evaluated the UNODC technical assistance in the areas of its mandate.