UNODC enhances law enforcement inter-agency and cross-border cooperation at the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border
The State Border Service of the Kyrgyz Republic in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) conducts joint simulation exercises at the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border crossing-point “Dostuk” to intercept drug trafficking and precursor chemicals.
UNODC expert: “Victims may be more comfortable talking to a female officer”
Gender based violence remains a widespread problem in Kyrgyzstan. According to the Kyrgyz National Statistics Committee 14,467 people turned to crisis centres and other institutions providing social and psychological assistance in 2015, an increase by 26 percent compared to 2010.
UNODC, State Penitentiary Service and Japan co-operation to address violent extremism in prisons
Chairperson of the Kyrgyz Prison Service, Taalaibek Japarov and Head of UNODC Programme Office in Kyrgyzstan Alexander Fedulov endorced Action Plan of the new UNODC Programme component on management of violent extremist prisoners (VEPs), funded by the Government of Japan.
UNODC-supported Prison Forum Highlights Social Reintegration of Offenders
What steps should be taken to facilitate social reintegration of offenders was the main topic for discussion at a major international prison forum organized by the State Penitentiary Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Penal Reform International (PRI).
80 women in police gathered at UNODC-supported capacity building training in Osh
OSH, 28 March 2017 – Strengthening policing skills and building management and leadership capacity of women in police is the focus of a four-day UNODC ROCA – supported training opened today in Osh city.
UNODC-supported Prison Forum Highlights Social Reintegration of Offenders
What steps should be taken to facilitate social reintegration of offenders was the main topic for discussion at a major international prison forum held on 28-29 March in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The event was organized by the State Penitentiary Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Penal Reform International (PRI).
UNODC and CARICC strengthen intelligence analytical capacity of Kyrgyz law enforcement agencies
Ensuring the efficient use of specialized crime and intelligence analysis software «IBM i2» in the everyday activity of the Kyrgyz law enforcement agencies involved in border protection is the top priority in enhancing comprehensive security and stability across the Central Asian countries.
UNODC presents International Narcotics Control Board Report in Kyrgyzstan
BISHKEK, 03 March 2017 - The UNODC Programme office in Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with the Counter-Narcotics Service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior in partnership presented the International Narcotics Control Board Annual Report and Precursor Report 2016.
Kyrgyzstan debates UNODC-supported new Government Programme against human trafficking
The UNODC and the Kyrgyz State Migration Service gathered 50 Government officials, experts from crisis centres, victim support groups, other civil society and international organisations in Bishkek to discuss a draft new Government Programme against Trafficking in Persons for Kyrgyzstan for 2017-2020 years.
UNODC and Kyrgyz Government strengthen forensic service in Kyrgyzstan
Vice Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Oleg Pankratov cut the ribbon on a newly-constructed building for the State Forensics Centre under the Ministry of Justice today in Bishkek.
UNODC supports development and implementation of quality management system in the Kyrgyz center of the state forensic examinations
Today, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Kyrgyzstan awarded fourteen employees of the State Forensics Centre (SFC) under the Kyrgyz Ministry of Justice with internationally recognized certificates as the result of their participation at the high-quality foundation course “effective quality management system ISO 17025” held on 23 - 25 November 2016, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
UNODC brings together Central Asian penal reform leaders to promote prison-based rehabilitation programmes
Over 50 policy-makers, justice professionals and other experts from Central Asian and other countries gathered at a regional workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 20 to 21 December 2016, to discuss promising practices and existing challenges related to the management of prison-based rehabilitation programmes.
UNODC reported to the partners and donors on their work in 2016
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Programme Office in Kyrgyzstan in partnership with the Kyrgyz Ministry of Foreign Affairs conducted a meeting with representatives of the state authorities, diplomatic corpus and donors where the results of joint activities implemented under the UNODC Integrated Country Programme of Assistance for Kyrgyzstan 2014-2016 and UNODC Programme for Central Asia 2015-2019 were discussed.
U.S. experts continue to team with Kyrgyzstan’s law enforcement drug unit commanders on methods to counter illicit drug trafficking
On April 18-22 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) experts of the U.S. Department of Justice will continue to share their best practices in investigating drug cases with drug unit commanders from Kyrgyzstan’s Drug Control Service, Customs, National committee on state security and State Penitentiary Service.
U.S. experts team with Kyrgyzstan’s law enforcement investigators on methods to counter illicit drug trafficking
On April 11-15 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) experts of the U.S. Department of Justice will share their best practices in investigating drug cases with counterparts from Kyrgyzstan’s Drug Control Service, Customs, and State Penitentiary Service.
A big step in cooperation between law enforcement agencies in Kyrgyzstan for better combatting illicit drugs
Today, April 6th, 2016 the State Service on Drug Control and the Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic signed a set of regulations on mutual cooperation between the two in drug prevention measures, combating trafficking of illicit drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors.
Experts of U.S. and Kyrgyzstan share experience in combatting new illicit drugs
On April 4-5, experts from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will share their experiences in intercepting synthetic drugs and the challenges investigating and prosecuting criminals who sell them.
A New Tool to Let the Numbers Do the Talking - UNODC Supports Data Collection on Drugs and Crime in Kyrgyzstan
Within the framework of its Programme for Central Asia 2015-2019, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime works to strengthen national capacities to produce, disseminate and use statistics on drugs and crime. The aim of UNODC’s assistance in this area is to enable the countries of Central Asia to develop appropriate policies for crime prevention and criminal justice.
Cooperation between Central Asian law-enforcement agencies for combating transnational organized crime and illicit drug trafficking
A liaison officer of the State service on drug control of the Kyrgyz Republic (SSDC) Nurlanbek Bazarbaev has begun his one month long service in Tajikistan after his formal presentation to the executive staff of the Drug control agency of Tajikistan (DCA) on March 14th, 2016.
Groundbreaking of New Forensics Lab – Laying the Foundation for Enhanced Rule of Law
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Embassy of the United States of America marked a new milestone in their partnership to improve the rule of law at a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new forensics laboratory in the Kyrgyz capital on March 10, 2016.