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In accordance with the CARICC Work Plan for 2021, on 14-15 October 2021 in Tashkent, the Director of CARICC, Major General Miralizoda Rustam Aziz, met with the leadership and representatives of the National Information and Analytical Center for Drug Control under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Executive Committee of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure and the UNODC Regional Office in Central Asia.

At NCDC, the parties discussed issues of interaction between the competent authorities of Uzbekistan and CARICC in the framework of organizing joint international operations to combat drug trafficking. As part of the preparation of information, analytical and research materials, the Director of CARICC presented the Review "The practice of detecting financial flows and confiscation of assets of transnational organized crime", prepared by CARICC specialists.

At the meeting of the leaders of CARICC and the Executive Committee of the SCO RATS, topical issues of regional security, combating transnational crime, countering the financing of terrorism from the proceeds of drug trafficking were discussed. The parties assessed the current state of practical cooperation between the organizations, outlined measures for its further development and strengthening. During the meeting the Protocol of the results of negotiations between the leaders of CARICC and the Executive Committee of the SCO RATS was signed.

Within the visit framework the CARICC Director, a meeting was held with the international project coordinator of the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia Yusuf Kurbonov.

The parties noted the relevance of interaction in Central Asia within the framework of UNODC projects through the possibilities of CARICC as an instrument of inter-network cooperation in the international fight against drugs.

At the meeting, an agreement was reached on expanding cooperation within the framework of the jointly implemented UNODC component through joint training events, including training courses on the operation of IBM iBase and Analyst Notebook software products, as well as the ArcGIS geographic information system, on management risks and security assessment of the international freight transport system and the peculiarities of the inspection of freight vehicles, risk profiling, etc.

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