BOMCA advanced training skills of Central Asian law enforcement agencies in methodology to train profiling and identification techniques

  • Thematic Component: 1. Institutional Development of Border Control Agencies
  • Country: All region, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

On April 13, 2023, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA 10) held a regional online workshop for teaching staff of the border guard, migration and other law enforcement agencies, as well as for the relevant training institutions from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

This Programme activity enhanced the knowledge and skills in the use of the methodology, while training staff in the identification and profiling of foreign terrorist fighters, irregular migrants and victims of human trafficking.

To share the best practices from the region, national experts from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan took the lead in the interactive workshop by presenting the specifics of modern training forms and methods in the area of identification and profiling.

Organised in the framework of Component 1 on Institutional Development of Border Control Agencies, the workshop is one of a series of practical examples of cooperation among the training institutions in the region. This activity enhanced Central Asian institutional capacities in applying innovative methodological tools and cutting edge knowledge in the training process.