EU-ACT supports the drafting of the first official manual for drug addiction professionals in Tanzania

EU-ACT is supporting the drug demand reduction policy in Tanzania in partnership with the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA), the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), Universities and Civil Society Organisations. The project supports the development of the first official training manual for drug addiction professionals under prevention, treatment and…

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First year of implementation of COLIBRI

COLIBRI, the GIFP project with a special focus on general aviation The project “Monitoring and Controlling General Aviation along the cocaine route”, or COLIBRI, is a technical assistance and capacity-building programme part of the Global Illicit Flows Programme since its in inception in January 2019. It has been conceived to bring together the skills necessary…

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The Global Illicit Flows Programme well represented at the 63rd CND in Vienna!

The first week of March 2020 saw over 1000 participants consisting of government officials, representatives of international and regional organisations, civil society organisations and experts in the field of drug policy gather at the Vienna International Conference Center under the framework of the UNODC 63rd Convention on Narcotic Drugs (CND). The CND provides a unique…

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2020 kicked off with three GIFP project steering committees

CRIMJUST, ENACT and SEACOP, three initiatives of the Global Illicit Flows Programme, held their steering committees in Brussels, Belgium, respectively on 30 January, 12 and 13 February. The projects presented their respective latest achievements. It was also the forum for each of them to discuss the strategic directions for 2020. Partners and projects operating in…

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Full house at the ‘Crime at Sea’ event!

  The Crime at Sea event took place on 12 February 2020, and was held at the External Cooperation Infopoint in Brussels. Bringing together over 70 participants, the event aimed to discuss the West African coastal threats and the European responses. Experts, partners and representatives of the ENACT and SEACOP projects, part of the Global…

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Going beyond seizures: the investigative case forum – Focus on a CRIMJUST flagship activity

  The end of 2019 was marked by the successful implementation of the fourth Investigative Drug Case Forum, a flagship event that was organised by project CRIMJUST. Like the other components of the Global Illicit Flows Programme (GIFP), and whilst complementing them, CRIMJUST has a transnational mandate and targets its efforts to promote enhanced cooperation…

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Controlled deliveries by the JAITF in Argentina – a highlight of AIRCOP activities in 2019

As described by the United Nations Convention Against Organised Crime, a controlled delivery is a special investigation technique allowing suspicious shipments or cargo to leave, pass through or enter a jurisdiction with the knowledge and supervision of authorities with a view to the investigation of an offence and the identification of persons involved in the…

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