Activities

C1 - National Policy and Operational Responses

Georgia

Workshop: Money Laundering and Drug Related Crimes - Tbilisi, 30th - 31st January 2019

Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia requested to EU ACT Project to organise this Drugs money investigation workshop which will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 30th to 31st of January 2018.

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Review of drug rehabilitation pilot programme in prisons - Georgia, 12th - 16th of November 2018

EU-ACT South Caucasus Regional Office in Tbilisi supports development of drugs rehabilitation programme in prisons in Georgia. For this purpose, two experts from Spanish Penitentiary Institutions have visited Tbilisi to conduct assessment of the rehab pilot programme designed by Special Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia from 12th to 16th November 2018.

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Study visit of Chief Prosecutor Office - The Netherlands, 29th October - 2nd November 2018

The Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia has asked EU-ACT Project to support study visits to two other countries in order to compare and contrast policies and procedures. This will inform the policy approach in Georgia. Therefore a delegation of four prosecutors and two investigators will be hosted by the Dutch Prosecutors Office from 29th October to 2nd November 2018.

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Workshop on drafting the National Anti-Drug Action Plan for 2019-2020 - Kvarely, 7th - 9th September 2018

EU-ACT Project - Georgian Regional Office, will organise a two-day workshop to agree the initial draft of the drugs strategy action plan covering 2019-2020, from 7th to 9th September at the Training Center of Justice in Kvareli.

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Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies - Tbilisi, 16th - 20th July 2018

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

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Local Steering Committee Meeting - Tbilisi, 2nd July 2018

The regular Review and Planning Meeting of the EU-ACT Project will be held in Tbilisi on the 2nd of July.

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Support to UNODC-WCO Condensed Theoretical-Practical Container Control Program Training - Batumi, 18th – 26th June 2018

Regional UNODC held an ad hoc training event from 18th to 26th of July in Batumi, Georgia.

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First Workshop on Joint Investigation Teams and Controlled Deliveries - Tbilisi, 28th Feb - 2nd March 2018

The Workshop on Joint Investigation Teams and Controlled Deliveries was held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 26th February to 2nd March.

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Ukraine

International Conference on alternatives to incarceration for people who use drugs & removing criminal sanctions for drugs use - Odessa, 18th - 20th June 2019

More than thirty international and national partners representing the Ministries of Health, Ministries of Internal Affairs, forensics centers, and drug control agencies from Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, and Ukraine, as well as social society and international organizations for all the mentioned countries, participated in the International Conference on alternatives to incarceration for people who use drugs & removing criminal sanctions for drugs use.

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Presentation of the Manual of Rehabilitation for rehabilitation of prison inmates in Kiev, Ukraine - Kiev, 17th May 2019

On May 17, the "Rehabilitation Program for Inmates (convicts and pre-trial detainees) with mental and behavioral disorders due to the use of psychoactive substances for the State Criminal Executive Service of Ukraine" was presented in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Second Workshop of the Ukrainian Drugs Research Working Group - Kharkiv, Ukraine, 27th - 28th March 2019

On 27th and 28th March 2019 took place the Second Workshop of the Ukrainian Drugs Research Working Group (UDRWG) in the premises of the  Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius Khrakiv Research Institute of Forensic Examination with the institutions involved.

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First Working Group meeting of Ukrainian Drugs Forensic Institutions - Kiev, 29th -30th January 2019

The First Working Group (WG) meeting of Ukrainian Drugs Forensic Institutions was organised in the premises of the Ministry of Justice Lab (Kyiv Forensic Institute) in Kiev on 29th and 30th of January 2019 and was chaired by Minitry of Justice and sponsored by EU-ACT that acted as Secretary of the newly established WG.

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Seminar in Financial Investigations, Beneficial Ownership, Asset Recovery and Organized Crime - Kiev, 9th - 10th October 2018

Following the Study Visit on Financial Investigation related to off-shore activities, trusts and beneficial ownership; best practices on Drugs, OC, Corruption and AR investigations that was organised in Madrid (Spain) from 6th to 8th of February 2018, a Mirror activity was held  in Kiev, Ukraine from 9 to 10 October 2018.

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Training on analytical skills for law enforcement agencies - Kiev, 10th - 14th September 2018

EU-ACT Project - Ukrainian Regional Office, will organise a Training on analytical skills for Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) from 10th to 14th September in Kiev.

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Local Steering Committee Meeting - Kiev, 20th June 2018

The third local Steering Committee Meeting was held in Kiev, in the Museum of History on June 20th.

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Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies - Kiev, 6th - 8th June 2018

A 3-day Workshop on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) was held from 6th to 8th June in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Development of a National Rehabilitation Program in Ukrainian prisons - Kiev, 21st - 25th May 2018

EU-ACT Project - Ukrainian Regional Office, organised the 1st phase of a long-term activity from 21st to 25th of May.

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Study Tour in Madrid at CITCO - Madrid, Spain, 6th - 8th Feb 2018

The Study Tour, was held in Madrid, Spain at CITCO from February 6th to 8th.

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Local Steeting Committee Meeting - Kiev, 26th Jan 2018

Local Steering Committee Meeting was held in Kiev, Ukraine on January 26th, 2018.

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Assessment of the psychological and psychiatric assistance in the Ukrainian penitentiary centers - Zaporizhia, 22nd - 26th Jan 2018

The Assessment of the psychological and psychiatric assistance in the Ukrainian penitentiary centers was developed in Zaporizhia, Ukraine from January 22nd to 26th.

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WG Ukrainian Drugs Forensic Institutions Network - ,

Kyrgyzstan

International workshop on cooperation in prosecution of countering drugs and organized crime - issyk kul, 18th-20th June 2019

Prosecutors and law enforcement officers from over 15 countries from Central Asia, Europe, Caucasus, as well as experts from relevant international organizations, institutions and embassies gather for discussion of initiatives on improvement of international and interagency cooperation among prosecutors and law enforcement in investigation and prosecution of illicit drug trafficking and organized crime, in particular, address such issues like: controlled deliveries in transnational investigations, drug trafficking in darknet markets, money laundering and crypt currencies

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Training of Open Sources Intelligence - Biskek, 18th - 22nd February 2019

EU-ACT in Regional Office in Kyrgyzstan will organise a training on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) next 18th of February in Bishkek.

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Awareness-raising workshop on New Psychoactive Substances for Law Enforcement Agencies - Bishkek, 19th - 21st September 2018

A three-day Workshop on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) was held from 19th to 21st September in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Development of a Clinical Protocol for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of combined consummation of New Psychoactive Substances (NPSs) - Issyk-Kul, 16th - 20th July 2018

A five-day workshop was organised in Issikul, Kyrgyzstan from 16th to 20th of July with the participation of an EU expert.

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Design, implementation and standardization of Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the work in forensic (drug) laboratory - Bishkek, 26th - 27th June 2018

A two-day workshop will be organised in Bishkek from 26th to 27th June.

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Local Steering Committee Meeting - Bishkek, 18th June 2018

Local Steering Committee Meeting of EU-ACT Project was held in Bishkek on the 18th June 2018

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Training on Basic Investigation Skills - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 13th - 22nd June 2018

A 3-day train-the trainers course will be held in Bishkek from 13th to 22nd June.

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Training on intelligence analysis - Bishkek, 4 - 13 June 2018

The training on Intelligence Analysis was organised in Bishkek from 4th to 13th June.

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Visit of Ukrainian experts to study the OST applied in Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek, 27th April 2018

Two Ukrainian experts visited Kyrgyz facilities where Opiates Substitution Therapy is provided on 27th April.

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Local Steering Committee Meeting - Bishkek, 24th Jan 2018

Local Steering Committee Meeting was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on January 24th.

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Tanzania

Planning and review meeting in Tanzania - Dar Es Salaam, 18th January 2019

EU-ACT Tanzania organized its first Planning and Review meeting of 2019 on 18th January in Dar Es Salaam.

 

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Annual General Asembly of Prosecutors - Dodoma, 15th - 17th January 2019

The Tanzania Director of Public Prosecution Office requested EU-ACT Project to provide support with the organisation of the Annual General Assembly of Prosecutors (“Effective Prosecution of Drugs and Organised Crime in Support of Industrial Development in Tanzania”) which was held in Dodoma, Tanzania from January 15 to 17, 2018.

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Workshop in Mwanza on drafting a Rapid Reference Guide on Drug Related Offences - Mwanza, 5th - 7th December 2018

EU-ACT Tanzania organised a second workshop to draft a Rapid Reference Guide on Drug Related Offences in Mwanza from 5th - 7th December 2018.

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Seminar on New Psychoactive Substances in Dar es Salaam - Dar Es Salaam, 21st - 23rd November 2018

EU -ACT Regional office in Tanzania organises a Seminar on New Psychoactive Substances, from 21st to 23rd November 2018 in Dar Es Salaam.

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Workshop on drafting a Rapid Reference Guide on Drug Related Offences - Arusha, 14th - 16th November 2018

EU-ACT Tanzania has organised a workshop to draft a Rapid Reference Guide on Drug Related Offences in Arusha from 14th - 16th November 2018.

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Kick-Off Meeting - Dar es Salaam, 27th Nov 2017

On 27th November 2017 EU-ACT Project was presented in Tanzania.

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C2 - Technical Assistance Facility

Regional Workshop on Financial Disruption of Illicit Financial Flows Associated with Transnational Organized Crime - Almaty, Kazakhstan, 3rd - 6th April 2018

The workshop was hosted by CARICC in Almaty from 3rd to 6th of April.

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C3 - Cooperation Initiatives

Tehran International Meeting on Cooperation against Illicit Drugs and its Illicit Financial Flows - Tehran, 16th - 17th April 2019

The Tehran International Meeting on Cooperation against Illicit Drugs and its Illicit Finantial Flows is being held in Tehran (Islamic Republic of Iran), in the framework of the Black Sea Prosecutors Network, from 16th to 17th April 2019.

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Regional Conference on New Psychoactive Substances, in Pretoria - Pretoria, 27th - 29th November 2018

A Regional Conference on New Psychoactive Substances was held in Pretoria, South Africa from 27th to 29th of November, 2018. 

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Black Sea Prosecutors Network: Annual Meeting 2018 - Preparatory meeting - Madrid, 6th of November 2018

One prosecutor from each of the five countries already members of the Black Sea Prosecutors Network (Armenia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine) plus Georgia will meet in Madrid next 6 of November to discuss the first draft of the BSPN regulations, and potential activities plan for 2019 and 2020.

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Regional Workshop on “New Psychoactive Substances: Legal and Practical Challenges" - Almaty, Kazakhstan, 24th - 25th October 2018

EU-ACT together with CADAP, in close consultation with EMCDDA, organised a regional expert workshop on “New Psychoactive Substances: Legal and Practical Challenges” in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 24th to 26th October 2018.

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Kick off Meeting of the Black Sea Prosecutors Network - Parallel Financial Investigations in Drug-related Crimes - Odessa, 26th - 27th September 2018

The Kick off Meeting of the Black Sea Prosecutors Network (BSPN) was organised by EU-ACT Project in Odessa from 26th to 27th of September 2018.

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PPI EWG on Comprehensive Approach to Drug Treatment and Care: International Standards and Quality Assurance Systems - Bishkek, 25th - 26th April 2018

The Expert Working Group (EWG) Meeting on Comprehensive Approach to Drug Treatment and Care was held in Bishkek on 25th- 26th April.

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Interpol Global Conference on Illicit Drugs - Toledo, 24th - 26 April 2018

The Global Conference on Illicit Drugs was organised in Toledo from 24th to 26th April.

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61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) - Vienna, 12th - 16th March 2018

The 61st Session of the Commission on Narcotics Drugs (CND) was held in Vienna, Austria, at Vienna International Centre from 12th to 16th of March, 2018.

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PPI Expert Working Group on Cross Border Cooperation - Tehran, 11th - 12th Dec 2017

In connection with Paris Pact Initiative (PPI), EU-ACT supported the organization of the PPI Expert Working Group on Cross-border Cooperation held in Tehran, from 11th - 12th December.

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