On November 01-02, 2017, in Tashkent, a CARICC officer participated in the 5th Scientific and Practical Conference of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO RATS).
Thus event was attended by representatives of SCO Secretariat, UN Counter-Terrorism Committee, UN Security Council Sanctions Committees, UN Monitoring Group, CIS ATC, Council of the Border Troops Commanders, OSCE, CSTO Secretariat, Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, Secretariat of Meeting for Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia, as well as other anti-terrorist structures of special services and security agencies of SCO member states.
During SCO RATS scientific and practical conference, participants discussed the issues of international cooperation in countering international terrorism, dynamics and trends in the spread of international terrorism at the global and regional levels, the risk of combining transnational drug-related crime with international terrorism, strengthening international border cooperation, countering the use of information and communication technologies and the Internet for terrorist purposes, counteracting the financing of terrorism.
CARICC’s presentation noted the relationship between terrorism and illicit drug trafficking, as well as the use of the Internet space by terrorist organizations and drug-related structures for implementation of their criminal intentions.
As a positive example of CARICC in this area of activity, results of intelligence analysis were noted, during which capacities and capabilities of the Center in the field of counteraction to various types of threats to regional security were revealed.