On the 2nd of October 2020 the online training on use of GPS trackers for officers of the Service on Countering Illicit Drug Service of the Ministry of Interior of the Kyrgyz Republic in frames 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.
In frames of the cooperation with the Service on Countering Illicit Drug Service of the Ministry of Interior of the Kyrgyz Republic, the project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” procured 10 modern GPS trackers from British producers, used by European law enforcement. Now, the officers of the Service undergo special online training on its practical use led by suppliers. It should be stated that the purpose of the donation was to enhance technical capacity of the Service in countering illicit drug trafficking, in particular, for conduction of joint investigations and controlled deliveries.
The project “EU Action against Drugs and Organized crime (EU-ACT)” will be implemented from January 2017 to December 20120 and cover countries along the “Heroin Route”: Georgia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan. Within three years of project implementation in Kyrgyzstan, activities will be implemented on training of law enforcement agencies on detection and investigation of drug crimes, improvement of international cooperation in countering transnational drug related crimes and assistance in conduction of joint interagency and international operative and investigative activities.