Training of trainers on identification and profiling techniques in Tajikistan

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

From November 30 till December 3 2021, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA) held a Training-of-Trainers (ToT) course on identification and profiling techniques. The course was aimed at training of national experts from the Border Guards, Ministries of Interior, Transport Police, and National Security Committees on identification and profiling techniques. Subsequently, these trainers will continue to transfer this knowledge within their respective national agencies.

The trainers were introduced to EU best practices on identification and profiling techniques, as well as being informed of a methodology for identification and profiling of foreign terrorist fighters, irregular migrants and drug traffickers. At the conclusion of the training course, the national experts were provided with a ToT methodology and supplementary materials for further learning. 

The training was organized by the BOMCA 10 Programme in cooperation with the European Union funded Law Enforcement in Central Asia (LEICA) Programme, represented by CIVIPOL’s (International Security and Emergency Management Institute, in cooperation with INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).