EU-funded Programme continues improving cooperation on border crime analysis among agencies of Central Asia

  • Thematic Component: 2. Improvement of Detection Capacities
  • Country: Uzbekistan

From October 11 to 13, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia held a workshop in Tashkent for representatives of the border guard and law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan, in cooperation with INTERPOL.

The participants familiarised themselves with legal, procedural and technical solutions for cooperation with and the running of activities through INTERPOL.

Experts from the International Liaison Office of INTERPOL and the Europol and Interpol national unit of the International Liaison Office of the Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau jointly developed recommendations with participants on strengthening legislation and international legal instruments, regulating cooperation in this area, as well as issuing proposals for improving the interaction mechanisms in the use of the INTERPOL services and databases on border control.

This activity continues a series of activities in each country of Central Asia on the topic. It is conducted in the framework of the Component 2, “Improvement of detection capacities”, aimed at supporting law enforcement agencies in evidence-based investigations, specifically dealing with the detection and investigation of cross-border crime.  

A similar workshop was implemented for Kyrgyzstan.