Between 1st and 5th of October 2018, a training course was held at CARICC for officers of the Border Police and Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan. The training was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Programme Office in Almaty.
High-level specialists from Bulgaria and Italy, who have experience in specialized units operating in Malpensa and Sofia airports, were invited as instructors.
The purpose of the training was to provide knowledge about methods used to combat drug smuggling and related crimes, mainly taking into account situation at airports. During the course, participants discussed a wide range of issues relating to countering drug smuggling, as well as new methods and approaches in the fight against drug trafficking used in Europe.