As part of the Component of Sub-programme 1 of the UNODC Regional Programme for Central Asia 2015-2019 “Countering the trafficking of Afghan opiates via the northern route by enhancing the capacity of key border crossing points and through the establishment of Border Liaison Offices”, CARICC specialists jointly with research liaison officer of the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia conducted a training course for officers of the Border Guard Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan on skills in using specialized software for processing and analyzing information. The training course was held at the Nazarbayev University in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Possibilities of using software products in information and analytical work on collection, analysis and preparation of tabular data for reports were considered in the course of training.
According to the participants, the course fully complied with functional tasks of the participants and was effective as part of daily service.
Mr. Tatsuhiko Kasai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Mr. Y. Kurbonov, UNODC International Programme Coordinator, also visited the course to welcome participants, and noted high level of expertise of instructors and organization of the event. They also presented certificates of attendance to participants.