Joint OSCE-UNODC Train-the-Trainer Course on Counter Terrorist Financing

    Strengthening the capacity of government officials from Kyrgyzstan to counter terrorist financing was the focus of a three-day training course organized by the OSCE Transnational Threats Department and the UNODC's Global Porgramme Against Money Laundering, the Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism (GPML) from 23  to 25 June 2017 at the headquarters of the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna. 

    The course was led by international experts and included training sessions on the terrorist finance funding cycle, foreign terrorist fighters, public-private sector working, information collection and strategic and vulnerabilities analysis. The sessions were complemented by localized scenarios based on real-life cases.

      The event was part of the OSCE's work on countering the financing of terrorism, in support of the implementation of  UN Security Council Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1373 (2001), 1540 (2004), 1624 (2005), 2170 (2014), 2178 (2014), 2195 (2014), 2199 (2015), 2253 (2015)  and OSCE Ministerial Declaration   No.2/2012 on Strengthening Good Governance and Combatting Corruption, Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, as well as OSCE Decision No. 4/16 on Strengthening Good Governance and Promoting Connectivity.

    "This  train-the-trainer course is part of a comprehensive capacity building programme to support national efforts in Central Asia to strengthen frameworks on countering the financing of terrorism, with a focus on analysis, investigation, and inter-agency-co-operation. This capacity building programme involves all competent governmental authorities which impact the effective implementation of the national framework on countering terrorism financing."(opening remarks).