Events

As part of the project "Preventing and Responding to Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Central Asia (P/CVE)", funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, UNODC has developed four e-learning modules designed to help in exploring and understanding the relationship between violent extremism and mental health, and practical aspects of inter-agency approaches to this issue, with a particular focus on returning foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) and their families. The modules, the development of which was completed in June 2021, have been translated into Russian.

To promote and disseminate these online e-learning tools, UNODC has scheduled an online webinar for government officials and civil society organizations:

  • of the Republic of Kazakhstan on October 22 at 14: 30-15: 30 Nur-Sultan time
  • of Kyrgyz Republic on October 22 at 16: 00-17: 00 Bishkek time

In this regard, UNODC is honored to invite you to participate in the planned event, which will be organized online on Zoom. Participants will be provided with simultaneous translation into Russian.

To be included in the list of participants, please send the following information to the UNODC Programme Associate Ardak Sailaubayeva to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: country, full name, position and organization.

A connection link will be sent after the confirmation of participation.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announces a regular Regional meeting of the Central Asian Network on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (CAPVE): Community Partnerships and Multi-disciplinary Collaboration.

The event will be held on April 30, 2021, at 14:30-18:30, GMT+6 (13:30-17:30, GMT+5).

The event will be organized online on the Zoom service platform. The working language of the meeting is Russian It is IMPORTANT to register using the link, as the link to the online webinar will be directed only to registered members. Registration will be open until 12:00, April 30, 2021.



The regional meeting of CAPVE is organized within the framework of the Returning FTFs Detention Programme implemented by UNODC and funded by the Bureau of Counterterrorism, United States Department of State.




UNDP commences Preventing Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism in Central Asia Regional Dialogue series with a first meeting for mapping the evidence and research base

The Regional Dialogue devoted to mapping the research in the area of Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism in Central Asia was the first among five regional dialogues to be hosted by the Central Asian countries. The dialogue series is part of the regional UNDP initiative aimed at prevention of violent extremism conducive to terrorism in Central Asia, and generously funded by the Government of Japan.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announces a Regional meeting of the Central Asian Network on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (CAPVE): Community Partnerships and Multi-disciplinary Collaboration.

The event will be held on 7 December at 14:30-17:00 (GMT+5) and 8 December at 09:45-12:15 (GMT+5).

The event will be organized online on the Zoom service platform. It is IMPORTANT to register using the link, as the link to the online webinar will be directed only to registered members. Registration will be open until 18:00, December 6, 2020.



The regional meeting of CAPVE is organized within the framework of the Returning FTFs Detention Programme implemented by UNODC and funded by the Bureau of Counterterrorism, United States Department of State.




OSCE co-organizes international conference on challenges and approaches to security co-operation in Astana

New challenges and approaches to regional and global security in Central Asia were the focus of an OSCE-supported international conference held in Astana on 26 October 2018. The event was jointly organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Astana, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, and the Kazakhstan Council on International Relations, with support from the Institute of Diplomacy under the Academy of Public Administration and the Public Opinion Research Institute.

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