An international seminar for law enforcement officials from Central Asia and the Middle East, dedicated to the problems of suppressing financial flows from the smuggling of migrants and human trafficking, has completed its work.
The participants of the training are employees of the Prosecutor’s Office, the police, financial intelligence units and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
The seminar discussed problematic issues of illegal labor exploitation and human trafficking, their relationship with criminal cash flows.
The importance of close cooperation of the authorized bodies for the prevention of money laundering, tracking the sources of criminal proceeds, consolidation of the efforts of the state and civil society was noted.
Human trafficking has become global today and is one of the most profitable types of criminal activity in the world. The International Labor Organization estimated the annual profit from forced labor at $150.2 billion.
The training event was organized by the Academy of Law Enforcement Agencies in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.