EU-funded programme keeps strengthening capacities of Kyrgyz authorities to investigate cross-border crimes

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

From 11 to 13 October, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA 10) held a workshop in Bishkek for investigators and crime intelligence officers specialised in investigations of cross-border crimes such as trafficking and smuggling of drugs. The workshop enhanced the capacity and capabilities of law enforcement personnel of Kyrgyzstan in tackling drug smuggling and drug precursors.

During the workshop, the expert team from the Customs criminal service and the precursors control and risk assessment division of the drug, tobacco and alcohol control department under the Government of Lithuania, introduced the EU good practices for drug control measures and investigation of organised cross-border crimes, related to smuggling of drugs and drug precursors.