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UNODC and the Government of Argentina sign Memorandum of Understanding for the Implementation of AIRCOP at Ezeiza International Airport

On 24 May 2016, the Government of Argentina signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for the implementation of the AIRCOP at Ezeiza International Airport. Argentina becomes the fifth country in Latin America and the Caribbean to sign a MoU with UNODC for the implementation of…

UNODC facilitates drug interdiction and detection training at Ezeiza Buenos Aires Airport in the framework of AIRCOP

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) hosted the first AIRCOP specialized training in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 25 January to 5 February 2016, for 18 law enforcement officials from the Airport Security Police (PSA), Argentine Federal Police (PFA), Argentine Tax and Customs Authority (AFIP) and INTERPOL Argentina. The training took place at…

170 kg of drugs seized during a joint Operation targeting drug trafficking from Latin America to Europe via Africa

In the framework of the Airport Communication Project (AIRCOP) an operation targeting drug trafficking from Latin America to Europe via Africa has resulted in the seizure of nearly 170 kilogrammes of drugs worth an estimated EUR 10 million, as well as gold coins and stolen credit cards. During Operation Folosa, which involved 22 countries, law…

A newly established Canine Unit to enhance drugs detection capacities of AIRCOP Joint Interdiction Task Force of Cabo Verde

On 16 March 2015 a joint UNODC – European Union delegation visited the new Canine Unit of AIRCOP Joint Airport Interdiction Task Force (JAITF) in Praia. The Kennel is situated within the Cabo Verdean Judicial Police Headquarters compound, with whom the Praia JAITF is affiliated, close to the Praia International Airport. The Canine Unit is…

GAFILAT-EU strengthens cooperation in combating corruption and money laundering in Latin America

Enhancing skills in asset recovery and money laundering investigations was the focus of a specialised five-day training course for law enforcement officers in Latin America that took place from 20 – 24 April in Santiago (Chile). Part of an already established collaboration between the GAFILAT-EU project and the INTERPOL Regional Bureau for South America, the…