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Strengthening Port Security in Eastern and Southern Africa

Improving Maritime Rule of Law in Madagascar.

22 December 2023

‘Madagascar is the largest island in the Indian Ocean and has 5000 kilometres (km) of coastline and an Exclusive Economic Zone...

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UNODC Trains Law Enforcement Authorities to Tackle Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in the High-Stakes Precious Metals and Stones Industry.

19 December 2023

Illicit financial flows (IFFs) have a well-documented negative impact on economic development, particularly in the mining sector...

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Enhancing Financial Investigation Capabilities of Law Enforcement Agencies to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.

4 December 2023

It is imperative to comprehend the driving forces behind money laundering and terrorism financing ..

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Strengthening gender sensitive criminal justice responses in the Seychelles


As part of the UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) project on supporting the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) and its Counter-Terrorism Centre of Excellence (CTCoE) to prevent and counter terrorism and transnational organized crime in Eastern Africa, UNODC delivered tailored mentoring sessions for law enforcement and prosecutors in the Seychelles. The sessions aimed to strengthen inter-agency collaboration, address challenges, and share good practices to strengthen gender sensitivity and gender mainstreaming in criminal justice responses to transnational organized crime, terrorism, and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).