presentation by Mr. Tofik Murshudlu

Report
UNODC response to support border protection
issues and cross-border cooperation
NEED to KNOW
• In many instances there is no possibility to physically
protect the borders – because of terrain, length
(thousands of km), lack of human resources, etc.;
• Cross border issues and border protection are not
limited to the physical border itself;
• Not limited to one country – as border always have
“other” side (not vacuum);
• It is a part of the wider cooperation both at national and
regional level.
Helping the countries to develop their capacities
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To use intelligence led approach
Working across the borders
Training
Equipment
To conduct operations
special investigative techniques– for instance,
controlled deliveries
Border liaison offices
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Exchange of information;
Daily cooperation;
Focal point;
Relevant agencies
involved;
Country
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Country
B
Police
Police
Customs
Customs
Border
Guards
Border
Guards
Others
Others
S.E.Asia and C.Asia
AIRCOP
• Risk assessment;
• Profiling of passengers;
• Building operational links between the countries and
their airports (law enforcement)
• Developing this approach as part of a bigger law
enforcement;
AFRICA and LATIN AMERICA
Container Control Programme
• Addressing cross-border container shipments through:
– Sea ports
– Dry ports
– Air ports (cargo)
• More details will follow.
Why Networks?
- Promote/strengthen regional as
well as national responses
Coordination
Trust
Networks
Collaboration
Information
- Provide platforms and support for
the exchange of information re:
focal points, legal systems,
procedures, & good practices
sharing
- Establish contacts and build trust
that facilitates information sharing
and cooperation related to
ongoing
investigations/prosecutions
Promoting regional structures to support cross
border and regional cooperation
• Prosecutorial and Central Authorities
• Law Enforcement
• Financial Intelligence
Prosecutorial and Central Authorities
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REFCO, WACAP, Central Asia, East Africa, Gulf States
Focal points,
Regular meetings
Cooperation in criminal matters
MLA and Extradition
Law Enforcement
Ensuring exchange of criminal intelligence; Coordinating multilateral
operations; Serving as a platform for operational initiatives – for instance
meetings of the case officers investigating real cases
• Joint Planning Cell – Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan
• Gulf Criminal Intelligence Centre to Combat Drugs
(GCIC) - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia &
UAE
• CARICC – Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan;
• Others
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Networking the Networks
APICC
Europol
WCO
Interpol
CARICC
SELEC
JPC
GCIC
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION
(to be followed by CCP presentation)
• Tofik Murshudlu
• Chief ISS/OCB/DTA

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