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NOTE on the impact on regional security in Central Asia of the non-reducing volume of drugs production in Afghanistan and the flow of Afghan drugs via so-called “Northern Route”....

Juin 12, 2017 by

  Mr. Aybek SHAKHAVDINOV First Secretary, Mission of Uzbekistan to the EU, Embassy of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction only in Uzbekistan from 1993 to 2015 seized illicit trafficking of more than 70 tons of Afghan origin drugs. I also said that last year Uzbekistan has continued its efforts in reduction in demand and supply of drugs in accordance with the counter-drug strategy defined by the Program of comprehensive measures to counter drug abuse and illicit trafficking for 2016-2020. Attention was paid to improving the regulatory framework in the field of regulating the circulation of narcotic drugs and providing drug addiction treatment, improving the material and technical base and human resources of special units of law enforcement authorities and the drug addiction treatment service. As...

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May 2017 UNODC CCPCJ Human trafficking on airlines...

Juin 10, 2017 by

The FDFE Representative attended another event at the UNODC during the 26th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. This was: The Alliance Promoting Awareness of Human Trafficking Among Flight Crew, organized by Airline Ambassadors International, UNODC Division for Policy Analysis, UNODC office in Columbia, Human Trafficking Investigations and Training Institute, NGO Committee on the Status of Women Vienna and Youth for Human Rights International. The panelists wanted to raise the awareness on human traffickers using airlines with their victims and to have the flight crew, air agents, customs and police, trained to spot any outpoints among the passengers and legally be allowed to intervene. They presented ways to detect signs of human trafficking and how to react appropriately to prevent serious crimes from happening. They also elaborated on how similar...

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2017 May UNODC – CCPCJ

Juin 10, 2017 by

On 24th-25th May, at the UNODC during the 26th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the FDFE representative attended several side events . Particularly one on: Countering Social Exclusion in Schools: New Evidence & Advice, organized by ACUNS and WFWPI. Was stressed the importance of the school integration and of education for the migrants’ children to prevent delinquency. The FDFE Representative introduced himself to one speaker, the UNODC Officer for Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation (see photo) who said that regarding the drug abuse, the early prevention help on a long term, which is the main purpose of the activity of FDFE and its hundred European Say No To Drugs...

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FDFE June 2017 – 4th European Meeting: Drugs and Prevention....

Juin 10, 2017 by

Given the scale of the drug problem at European and International level, there is an urgent need for the States to work together to stem the phenomenon of trafficking human beings, terrorism and arms trafficking. A possible solution is to intervene upstream of the problem with a prevention at the right order of magnitude. On 6 June, in the frame of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, was held the 4th European Meeting: Drugs and Prevention in presence of 7 representatives of embassies, numerous directors of associations and individual members who attended the event organized by The Foundation for a Drug Free Europe (FDFE), in partnership with the Foundation for a Drug Free World (FDFW) and Say No to the Drug Belgium, held their. The event took place in...

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May 2017 – FDFE in VIENNA and UNODC 26th CCPCJ...

Juin 10, 2017 by

On 23rd May, FDFE was attending, at the Diplomatische Academie Wien (Vienna School of International Studies), a conference: Modern Day Slavery is the human rights issue of out time – A discourse about social innovations for effective crime prevention in Human Trafficking. The purpose was present ways to detect signs of human trafficking and discuss how to react properly to prevent serious crimes from happening within one’s sphere of influence. Was reminded that 21 million of people are victims of human trafficking, 55% being women and girls. This represents the biggest business after the drug for an amount of 32 billion $ / year. The FDFE Representative had an interesting exchange of viewpoints with the panelists on this...

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