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Training on finantial investigations, Bishkek

Training on finantial investigations, Bishkek

The Workshop on “Financial Investigations parallel to Drug trafficking and Organized crime” of the project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” started in Bishkek on 16th October 2018.

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Seminar on Financial Investigations, Beneficial Ownership, Asset Recovery and Organized Crime, Kiev

Seminar on Financial Investigations, Beneficial Ownership, Asset Recovery and Organized Crime, Kiev

EU-ACT Ukraine organized a Seminar in Financial Investigations, Beneficial Ownership, Asset Recovery and Organized Crime in Kiev.

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High Level Meeting on presentation of the model Intelligence-led-policing (ILP)

High Level Meeting on presentation of the model Intelligence-led-policing (ILP)

High Level Meeting on presentation of the model Intelligence-led-Policing (ILP) with representatives of Belgian, Spanish and italian National police presented the model In Bishkek, Kyrgystan.

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Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, drugs training curriculum

Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, drugs training curriculum

In frames of the EU funded project ’’EU Action against Drugs and Organised Crime (EU-ACT)’’ the visit of the experts from Belgium and United Kingdom has been launched today at the Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MoIA). The purpose of the visit of Belgian and British experts is to design and develop drugs/narcotics training module for Georgian police officers.

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Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies started in Bishkek on September 19th.

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Awareness Seminar on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) at the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Awareness Seminar on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) at the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

A 3-day Awareness Seminar on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 17-19 July.

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Seminar in Bila Tserkva, Prison Centre n.35 - Nelson Mandela International Day

Seminar in Bila Tserkva, Prison Centre n.35 - Nelson Mandela International Day

EU-ACT Ukraine jointly with UNODC Regional Programme Office in Eastern Europe and Ministry of Justice of Ukraine took part in seminar dedicated to celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day (18th July 2018) in Bila Tserkva Correctional Colony, on 9th July 2018.

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105th anniversary of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise and Conference “Current issues of standardization of forensic support of justice in Ukraine. Development prospect”, Kyiv

105th anniversary of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise and Conference “Current issues of standardization of forensic support of justice in Ukraine. Development prospect”, Kyiv

EU-ACT Ukrainian staff had the privilege to be invited to participate in the event to celebrate the 105th anniversary of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise and the Conference “Current issues of standardization of forensic support of justice in Ukraine. Development prospect”, in Kyiv on July 4-5, 2018.

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Local Steering Committee Meeting, Tbilisi

Local Steering Committee Meeting, Tbilisi

The Review and Planning Meeting of the project ’’EU Action against Drugs and Organised Crime (EU-ACT)’’ funded by the European Union Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace was held today in Tbilisi, Georgia. The six months regular meeting reviewed the project activities and progressed achieved. Furthermore, strategic directions and new activities have been also discussed. The meeting was concluded by plenary discussion.

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Local Steering Committee Meeting, Kiev

Local Steering Committee Meeting, Kiev

The regular Steering Committee Meeting of the project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” funded by the European Union Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace was held in Kyiv on the 20th of June 2018.
 

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Local Steering Committee Meeting, Bishkek

Local Steering Committee Meeting, Bishkek

The Regular Coordination Meeting of the project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” funded by the European Union Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace was held in Bishkek on the 18th June 2018.

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Training on Basic Investigation Skills, Bishkek

Training on Basic Investigation Skills, Bishkek

The Training on Basic Investigation Skills is taking place in Bishkek from 13th to 22nd of June 2018.

   

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EU-ACT supports UNODC-WCO Condensed Theoretical-Practical Container Control Program (CCP) Training in Batumi

EU-ACT supports UNODC-WCO Condensed Theoretical-Practical Container Control Program (CCP) Training  in Batumi

UNODC-WCO Condensed Theoretical-Practical Container Control Program (CCP) Training was launched today at the Customs Clearance Zone of the Revenue Service of Georgia in Batumi. The intense week-long training covers both theoretical and practical aspects and will run until 26th of June for Georgian and Ukrainian participants of the Contain Control Program (CCP).

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Tanzania Local Office Official Opening

Tanzania Local Office Official Opening

EU-ACT Project local office in Tanzania was officilly launched, on 9th June 2018 by Minister of State, Prime Minister's Office - Jenister Mhagama at Italian Embassy premises in Dar Es Salaam.

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Training on intelligence analysis, Bishkek

Training on intelligence analysis, Bishkek

On June 4th 2018 the Training on Intelligence Analysis of the project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” funded by the European Union Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace started in Bishkek.

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Mentoring activity for the Department on Combating Drug-related Crimes of the National Police of Ukraine

Mentoring activity for the Department on Combating Drug-related Crimes of the National Police of Ukraine

On May 16, 2018 EU-ACT Regional Coordinator in Ukraine Mr. Jose Manuel Colodras started his mentoring activity for the Department on Combating Drug-related Crimes of the National Police of Ukraine (DCDC NPU).

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European Union trans-regional responses to drug trafficking and organised crime

European Union trans-regional responses to drug trafficking and organised crime

EU-ACT will participate on the DEVCO Lunchtime Conference External Cooperation to present the combined efforts of the Cocaine Route Programme (CRP) and the EU Action Against Drug Trafficking and Organised Crime as a concerted response of the European Union and its partners to threats posed by drug trafficking and organised crime, while promoting regional and trans-regional cooperation. The event will be held on Thursday 17 May 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

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Visit of Ukrainian experts to study the OST applied in Kyrgyzstan

Visit of Ukrainian experts to study the OST applied in Kyrgyzstan

In April 27 the chief doctor of the Kyiv Clinical Narcological Hospital "Sociotherapy", Volodymyr Yaryi, and the director of the Ukranian Monitoring and Medical Center on Drugs and Alcohol, Serhii Shum, visited the Republican Narcological Center of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Prison #31 to study the practice of Opiates Substitution Therapy (OST) applied in Kyrgyzstan. The visit was organized in connection to their participation in Paris Pact Experts Working Group (PPI EWG) on Drug Prevention and Treatment, held in Bishkek in 25-26 April, in frames of the Project ‘EU-ACT: EU Action against Drugs and Organised Crime’ for 2018.

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PPI EWG on Comprehensive Approach to Drug Treatment and Care: International Standards and Quality Assurance Systems

PPI EWG on Comprehensive Approach to Drug Treatment and Care: International Standards and Quality Assurance Systems

The EU Action Against Drugs and Organised Crime (EU-ACT) and the Central Asia Drug Action Programme (CADAP), in connection with the Paris Pact Initiative (PPI), host the Expert Working Group (EWG) Meeting on Comprehensive Approach to Drug Treatment and Care, focusing on International Standards and Quality Assurance Systems in support of Pillar IV of the Vienna Declaration.

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Interpol Global Conference on Illicit Drugs

Interpol Global Conference on Illicit Drugs

Interpol (International Criminal Police Organization) organises a conference on illicit drugs, in Toledo, Spain, from the 24th to the 26th April 2018. The conference will bring together police experts from more than 60 countries from around the world and will include discussions on heroin, cocaine and synthetic drugs country experiences. Agenda will also include presentations and discussions on Interpol analytical tools and databases.

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Regional workshop on Financial Disruption of Illicit Financial Flows Associated with Transnational Organized Crime

Regional workshop on Financial Disruption of Illicit Financial Flows Associated with Transnational Organized Crime

More than 25 experts from 11 countries participated at the Regional workshop on “Financial Disruption of Illicit Financial Flows Associated with Transnational Organized Crime”. The meeting was organized jointly by the UNODC’s Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighboring Countries, and the Project EU Action against Drugs and Organized Crime and was held in the premises of CARICC, in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 3rd to 6th of April 2018.

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61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

From 12 to 16 March 2018, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) is holding its 61st Session at Vienna International Centre. EU-ACT Project is participating for the second year since starting phase III of the Heroin Route programme.

In collaboration with Cocaine Route Programme, EU-ACT will be providing information to all participants at its stand, to broaden knowledge on the Project and to enhance partnership with other projects and institutions related to the drug trafficking and organized crime.

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First Workshop on Joint Investigation Teams and Controlled Deliveries

First Workshop on Joint Investigation Teams and Controlled Deliveries

The EU-ACT Project has organised the First Workshop on Joint Investigation Teams and Controlled Deliveries for countries of South Caucasus, Ukraine, Central Asia and South Asia, which is taking place in Tbilisi from February 26th to March 2nd.

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Study tour in Madrid at CITCO - Madrid, February 2018

Study tour in Madrid at CITCO - Madrid, February 2018

The EU-ACT Project, together with EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine (EUAM) and the European Union Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI), with the support of the Intelligence Centre against Terrorism and Organized Crime (Centro de Inteligencia contra el Terrorismo y el Crimen Organizado (CITCO)), organised a Study Visit on Financial Investigation related to off-shore activities, trusts and beneficial ownership and best practices on Drugs, Organised Crime, Corruption and AR investigations, from February 6th to 8th 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

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Assessment of the psychological and psychiatric assistance in the Ukrainian penitentiary centers

Assessment of the psychological and psychiatric assistance in the Ukrainian penitentiary centers

EU-ACT has undertaken the Assessment of the psychological and psychiatric assistance in the Ukrainian penitentiary centers in collaboration with the Ukrainian State Criminal Executive Service (SCES) with the help of a task group composed by Ukrainian professionals and EU-ACT experts, with extensive experience on drug treatment in prison settings.

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