Networks supported by GPTOC Programme

The West African Network of Central Authorities and Prosecutors (WACAP), established in May 2013, is a network of focal points of the 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo VerdeCôte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, MaliNiger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, plus Mauritania and Chad. Visit our official website on

The Judicial Cooperation for Central Asia and Southern Caucasus (CASC) includes 8 countries from Central Asia and Southern Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. CASC network is currently in the process of adopting new ways of boosting its operationality and will soon submit the final revision of Terms of Reference. This region is challenged by the illicit trade of opiates stemming from Afghanistan. Our Programme seeks to address drug trafficking-related crime and build solid and reliable networks of criminal justice practitioners. Download the report on Afghan Opiate Trafficking Along the Northern Route.

The Great Lake Judicial Cooperation Network (GLJCN) is composed of 12 countries of the Great Lakes Region: AngolaBurundiCentral  African Republicthe Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the CongoKenyaRwandaSouth SudanSudan,  TanzaniaUganda, and Zambia. Launched in November 2017, the network is implemented by UNODC with the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), with support of the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes.