Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 24 / Trend , A.Huseyinbala /
South Caucasus and EU countries will work together to combat drugs, the South Caucasus Anti-Drugs (SCAD) Program news service told Trend .
EU experts visited Azerbaijan to intensify relations among institutions working to fight drug use.
The visit was implemented within the regional assistance program, "Control Over Drugs in the South Caucasus," with the support of the EU and UN Development Program.
The Azerbaijani delegation is headed by SCAD National Coordinator Mazahir Afandiyev, Justice Ministry Legal Expertise head Fuad Javadov, Justice Ministry Biological Expertise Department expert Sabina Aliyeva, Internal Ministry Criminal Research Department chief Gunduz Sadigov and Health Ministry Legal and Medical Expertise and Human Pathology Union Legal and Chemical Department Chief Galib Hasanov.
The delegation will become acquainted with the latest narcotics in Europe and advances made by the European Scientific and Legal Institute and Legal Expertise Institute in Hague, Criminal and Technology Institute in Dusseldorf, Australian Internal Ministry Legal and Scientific Expertise and UN Anti-Drugs and Crime Laboratory Office.
The SCAD Program was signed between the EU, UN and Azerbaijan on June 29, 2001.
SCAD projects cover treating drug users and preventing drug use, education and advocacy against drug trafficking and facilitating regional cooperation among law enforcement agencies.
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