Major European airports see substantial decrease in drug seizures in flights from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe

Since AIRCOP’s launch in 2010, 19 inter-service Joint Airport Interdiction Task Forces (JAITFs) have been established, composed of officials from different law enforcement agencies, including police, customs, immigration and airport authorities, and over 2500 law enforcement officers have been trained at 37 selected international airports

CRIMJUST first Steering and Coordination Committee took place in Vienna

On 13 December 2016, the first Steering and Coordination Committee meeting for the implementation of CRIMJUST was held at the UNODC Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Representatives from the European Commission, SEACOP, AIRCOP and CORMS projects as well as INTERPOL, UNODC thematic experts and Transparency International attended the event. The principal objectives of the Steering Committee [...]

Barbados signs Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of SEACOP

On 13 December, Barbados signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the Seaport Cooperation project (SEACOP). The Ambassador of the European Union attended the event. Barbados joining SEACOP highlights the extension of the project into a number of countries in the Caribbean region, thus emphasizing the need to adapt to new trends [...]