On the 13th of April, at the invitation of the leadership of the National Economy University in Almaty, CARICC’s officer participated in a Round Table on “Ways to Counteract the Security Challenges in Central Asia”. The round table was organized by the University as part of training and educational work to educate young people in this field and in accordance with the policy of the United Nations Member States to combat illicit drug trafficking.
This event was attended by representatives of the Almaty city branch of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (RoK NB ACB), an academic teaching staff and students of the Master’s Program of the National Economy University of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
During the round table, CARICC’s representative made a presentation on CARICC capacities in the fight against drug trafficking in Central Asia, where he noted the initiatives of the Regional Center, in particular, the launch of CARICC Regional Programme on System-Wide Struggle against Organized Drug Trafficking through Weakening of its Financial Resources and the Regional Operation “REFLEX”.
Presentation delivered by CARICC, as well as the answers to the questions during discussions, aroused great interest amongst the round table participants. Representatives of the University expressed their intention to further strengthen cooperation with CARICC and to involve the Center’s staff in training and educational work on youth education.