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CARICC held the next national simulation training on combating human trafficking on migration routes

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In the period from September 19 to 23, 2022, the third national simulation training for practitioners on combating human trafficking along migration routes was held on the basis of CARICC.

The organizers were the Law Enforcement Academy under the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Karaganda and Almaty Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Academy of the Border Guard Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, CARICC, the US Embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the OSCE Program Office in Nur-Sultan and Winrock International.

The event was attended by over a hundred representatives of special and law enforcement agencies, social services, labor inspection, non-governmental organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as international organizations.

Welcoming remarks were made by the Director of the Institute for Professional Training of the Academy of Law Enforcement Agencies under the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Akaev Magomed Magomedzapirovich, the Head of the OSCE Program Office in Nur-Sultan, Mr. Volker Frobart, Acting Directors of CARICC Mr. Yazlyev Atageldy Ovezovich, as well as Director of Winrock International Ms. Eleanor Valentine.

The format of the simulation training provided for the creation of conditions and situations aimed at simulating the actual commission of a criminal act in order to develop practical skills for specialists in the timely detection, methods of detention, suppression and methods of investigating certain types of crimes and assisting their victims, as well as to develop further measures to solve problems and problematic issues related to human trafficking, including their involvement in drug trafficking.

One of the main tasks of the simulation training was to develop methods of interaction within the framework of interdepartmental investigative and operational groups to identify persons involved in illegal human trafficking and drug trafficking.

The participants of the simulation training exchanged expert opinions, experience and best practices on the issues of investigation and suppression of crimes related to illegal trafficking of people and their exploitation in clandestine laboratories, as well as coercion to transport narcotic drugs across the state border.

Participants and organizers of the training noted the high practical value of events held in this format.

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