UNODC supports the Kyrgyz Government in fight against drug trafficking
Some 50 representatives of governmental bodies, international organizations, civil society and media took part at the State Coordination Committee on drug control meeting, devoted to the 26 June – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking. The event was organized by the Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the United Nations Programme Office on drugs and crime in the Kyrgyz Republic (UNODC).
Kyrgyzstan marks World Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with UNODC support
In 2017, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Kyrgyzstan (UNODC) conducts anti-drug information campaign under the slogan “Listen First”. 'Listen First' is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities.
UNODC and Kyrgyzstan team-up to promote sports for youth crime prevention
In mid-June, UNODC experts met with a range of Government officials and non-state actors in Kyrgyzstan to explore ways to expand cooperation in tackling crime and drug use through using sports. The meetings, held in the capital Bishkek, were an important step towards rolling-out UNODC’s global initiative which aims to prevent delinquency among at-risk youth as part of the Doha Declaration Global Programme as well as the Office’s 2015-2019 Regional Programme for Central Asia.
The Kyrgyz Republic joins UNODC Global Action against trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT) launched today in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
UNODC-supported first forum of civil society organizations on addressing trafficking in persons held in Bishkek
The forum, held for the first time, serves as a discussion platform for representatives of 41 civil society organizations from seven provinces of the Kyrgyz Republic working on prevention of trafficking in persons.
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.