Acknowledgement to Funding Partners

 

UNODC appreciates the trust that donors place in its work and the generous assistance received to support its Country Programme for Pakistan 2016- 2019. UNODC Pakistan Country Office has been providing substantial support and technical assistance to the Government of Pakistan through the implementation of the following areas:

Sub-programme 1 - Illicit Trafficking and Border Management

                  Outcome 1:      Counter Narcotics Law Enforcement Agencies are more capable and effective at seizures of illicit narcotics trafficking and at decreasing       Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) network's activities using Pakistan for their illicit operations                    

                  Outcome 2:      Comprehensive cooperation developed and implemented to counter organised criminal groups involved in migrant smuggling and transnational human trafficking

                  Outcome 3:      Integrated border management system enhanced through cross-border collaboration

                  Outcome 4:      Investigation of TOC facilitated by technology, including cybercrime improved

Sub-programme 2 - Criminal Justice System and Legal Reforms

                  Outcome 5:     The effectiveness, capacity and responsiveness of LEAs enhanced 

                  Outcome 6:      Prosecutorial and Judicial services enhanced for fair, effective and prompt prosecution and adjudication of criminal cases

                  Outcome 7:      Prison, Probation and Parole Systems improved in line with national priorities and international best practices

                  Outcome 8:      Effective anti-corruption strategies and practices developed and implemented by relevant agencies against corrupt practices

Sub-programme 3 - Drug Demand Reduction, Prevention and Treatment

                  Outcome 9:      Knowledge of harmful effects of illicit drugs and misuse of psychotropic medicines increased in collaboration with government stakeholders

                  Outcome 10:    Need-based drug treatment and rehabilitation services integrated into existing national systems (including health, education and social welfare) with emphasis on vulnerable groups women and children

                  Outcome 11:    Increased access to and uptake of HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people who inject drugs in line with global and national policies, strategies and guidelines

 

Pakistan's Action to Counter Terrorism (PACT) with Special Reference to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 

Specific objective 1: To enhance investigations processes and the use of forensic evidence by the KPK Police Counter Terrorism Department for the preparation of terrorism cases

                 Expected result 1: CT investigations processes are improved and result in more thoroughly prepared cases for prosecution that can stand up to judicial scrutiny

                 Expected result 2: Quality of forensic evidential packages is enhanced and their use in the preparation of CT case is increased

Specific objective 2: To strengthen the capacity of the KPK Prosecution Directorate and Judiciary to effectively prosecute and adjudicate terrorist cases

                 Expected result 1: Prosecutorial procedures are improved, technical skills of prosecutors enhanced and their early engagement with KPK police on investigations reinforced, thus resulting in more effective prosecution of terrorism cases

                 Expected result 2: Coordination mechanisms among provincial criminal justice institutions (especially Police, Prosecution and Judiciary) on anti-terrorism cases are improved and a common understanding of forensic and criminal information analysis is established, thus resulting in judicial decisions that more effectively counter terrorism organisations

                 Expected result 3: Regular and improved analysis and reporting on prosecution processes are produced and feed into the Home Department's review of terrorism cases prosecution and trends

Specific objective 3: To improve provincial and interprovincial coordination on counter terrorism, to strengthen capacity on CT related strategic analysis and to promote greater judicial integrity and human rights compliant judicial processes on terrorism cases

                 Expected result 1: Structures and procedures for interprovincial, provincial and interagency coordination and cooperation are designed and established, as feasible. As a result, strategic assessments are more regularly established by NACTA and KPK Home Department based on reports on information/management of terrorism cases

                 Expected result 2: Mechanisms for enhancing the integrity of judicial processes are put in place, including guidelines and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that intelligence evidence is produced and used in full respect of human rights and that victims and witnesses are properly handled and duly protected in investigations and prosecutions of terrorism cases

                 Expected result 3: Policy analysis on witness protection programmes is developed and made available to national decision maker

 

These activities have been made possible through the generous support of UN Member States and International Agencies of the following countries:

Australia 

 

Canada 

 

Denmark  

 

 

European Union

 

Japan

  

The Netherlands

  

Norway

  

Sweden

  

Turkey

 

United States of America

  

UNODC, in cooperation with the government and the people of Pakistan, wishes to express its sincere appreciation for these generous contributions which have enabled the provision of critical support to the Government of Pakistan's efforts to combat various challenges facing the Government in the areas of illicit trafficking and border management; criminal justice and legal reforms; drug demand reduction and prevention and treatment; and Pakistan's action to counter terrorism.  

 

We look forward to making further advances on these important issues thanks to the continued support of these and other donors.

 

Sincerely,

Cesar Guedes

UNODC Representative in Pakistan