UNODC Programme Office in Tajikistan organizes a three-day training course for Tajik Border Troops

From 21 to 30 October 2020, UNODC Programme Office in Tajikistan is organizing a three-day training course “Enhancement of information-analytical capacity and analysis of risks, challenges and threats in the border management”. Twenty four officers from analytical divisions of the Border Troops of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan (SCNS RT) in the Districts of Republican Subordination and Dushanbe are attending the training. The course is being conducted at the Border Troops Command Center in Tursunzoda town about 50 kilometers from Dushanbe. 

The training course participants are divided into three groups and the course will be held for each group for subsequent nine days taking into consideration the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The training course aims to enhance the information and analytical capacities of border officers to strengthen border management and reinforce the fight against organized crime, in particular, illicit drug trafficking and prevention of terrorism and extremism.

During the training course, the participants will learn about data collection and processing, systems of information-analytical activities in border management, risk analysis, information and psychological operations and ways of countering them, use of software to create information modules, situation forecast in border areas, and map reading.

In his opening speech, Colonel Jahongir Nasridinov, Head of the Information and Analytical Department of the Border Troops SCNS RT, thanked UNODC for assistance and support provided in the organization and conducting of the training course. He noted that the course would enhance the capacities of border officers - analysts in collection, processing and analysis of risks to better address and counter challenges and threats in border areas. 

 “UNODC Initiative on Strengthening Control along the Tajik-Afghan Border under the UNODC Regional Programme for Central Asia for 2015-2020 aims to assist the Tajik Border Troops in enhancing the expertise of officers at border crossing points and outposts along the Tajik-Afghan border through the provision of specialized equipment and staff training. We earlier provided training in border management, including data collection and analysis, prevention of illegal border crossings, profiling and identification of drug smugglers. We are pleased to see that your colleagues – national trainers will conduct the course. We are hopeful that this training course will help you better secure the borders,” said Mutabara Vohidova, acting Head of the UNODC Programme Office in Tajikistan.  

This training course is organized as part of the UNODC Initiative on Strengthening Control along the Tajik-Afghan Border under the UNODC Regional Programme for Central Asia for 2015-2020 and is in line with the National Border Management Strategy adopted by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan for 2010-2025.

The initiative is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).


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