After the signature, at the end of August, of the Letter of Agreement between UNODC and the State of Nigeria represented by National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for the implementation of the AIRCOP’s Joint Airport Interdiction Task Forces (JAITF) of Abuja, the initial training of the future task-force has been delivered between 25 September and 6 October.
CRIMJUST took part at the 27th Meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Africa (HONLEAF)
The son of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo was sentenced to 24 years in prison on drug charges
Brazilian armed security forces conducted another raid in Rio de Janeiro.
The UN Security Council adopted a resolution, sponsored by Egypt, urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to the Islamic State
In the framework of the AIRCOP project, the Joint Airport Interdiction Task Force (JAITF) of Bamako airport
Drug-related violence has been on the rise in Mexico since the capture and extradition of
According to the World Drug Report 2017 from the UNODC, the global illicit drug market is
By becoming the 13th fully operational AIRCOP team in Africa in May 2017, Ouagadougou Airport (Burkina Faso) joins a growing network of 19 Joint Airport Interdiction Task Forces (JAITFs), which will soon include the airports of Bissau and El Salvador.
Major European airports see substantial decrease in drug seizures in flights from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe
Since AIRCOP’s launch in 2010, 19 inter-service Joint Airport Interdiction Task Forces (JAITFs) have been established, composed of officials from different law enforcement agencies, including police, customs, immigration and airport authorities, and over 2500 law enforcement officers have been trained at 37 selected international airports