TRAINING ON “GOOD PRACTICES IN BORDER SECURITY AND MANAGEMENT TO STRENGTHEN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CAPACITIES IN COUNTERING TERRORISM”
Senior government officials responsible for border security and management, counter-terrorism, and intelligence matters, of all Central Asian states, Afghanistan and Mongolia met in Dushanbe on 6-8 August to enhance understanding and knowledge of good practices for effective border security and management as a means of countering terrorism in the region. The three-day training workshop was jointly organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia and the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre within the Office of Counter-Terrorism. Experts from a number of UN entities and regional organizations shared their knowledge and experience with the participants.
The training workshop covered such topics as threats and challenges to border security and management, integrated border management, cross-border and interagency cooperation, human rights at international borders as well as screening and profiling at borders.
This training was conducted as part of the Third Phase of the UNRCCA/UNOCT project titled “Towards a Comprehensive Implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia”, which was launched at the High-Level Meeting on 30 April 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.