EU-ACT organised the pilot training course on Drug Related Crimes and Drug Trafficking with cooperation of the Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia for investigators and police officers from different regions of Georgia in May, 2019.
The pilot training course represent the final phase of the activity with the MoIA Academy which involved creation of the training curriculum module jointly by EU-ACT experts from Belgium and the United Kingdom, Georgian instructors of the MoIA Academy and investigators of the Central Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. Prior to this, EU-ACT project organised expert assessment visit to Georgia and training course of trainers.
The purpose of the pilot training course on Drug Related Crimes and Drug Trafficking was to enhance investigation skills of police officers and investigators related to drug trafficking. The pilot course was mainly conducted by Georgian trainers with involvement of international experts who also have been engaged in the training of trainers.
A week long training module covers range of topics: national legislation, investigative and operative activities, forensics, human rights and evidence gathering etc. On the other hand, EU-ACT experts provided their expertise and shared their practical experience in relation to drug trafficking and organised crime.