Building Customs Capacity in Viet Nam to Strengthen Information Exchange and Prevent Trafficking in Dangerous Substances

26 March 2021, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

26 March 2021, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam - INCB delivered comprehensive awareness raising and safe interdiction training on new psychoactive substances, synthetic opioids and other dangerous substances to Vietnamese Customs officers from across the country to strengthen practical information exchange of traffickers through the IONICS communication platforms...[read more]


INCB Stakeholders Consultation aims to prevent exploitation of e-wallet services for trafficking in dangerous substances

Vienna, 15 March 2021

Vienna, 15 March 2021 - The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) concluded a six-day Stakeholders Consultation on Trafficking of Dangerous Substances through Exploitation of E-Wallet Services. The meeting was organized under the auspices of INCB’s Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme...[read more]


INCB GRIDS delivers for the first time a global intelligence exchange and development training through advanced analytical tools

24 February 2021

24 February 2021 - The INCB Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme delivered 2 separate training webinars to 240 international law and regulatory enforcement officers from 27 countries and territories from Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, East and South-East Asia, North America, Oceania, South Asia, Southeast Europe, West and Central Europe and West Asia...[read more]


INCB GRIDS builds awareness raising and information sharing capacity in Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain

23 February 2021

23 February 2021 - The INCB Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme delivered a training webinar in Spanish to 147 international law and regulatory enforcement officers from 14 Spanish speaking countries, including from Latin America and the Caribbean regions as well as Spain...[read more]


Preventing exploitation of legitimate e-commerce partners by fentanyls traffickers in the Americas

Vienna, 25 January 2021

Vienna, 25 January 2021 - The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) run a four-day expert group meeting on trafficking of synthetic opioids, fentanyls and related dangerous substances through e-commerce platforms in Latin America and the Caribbean...[read more]


INCB rolls out advanced analytics tools for OCO partners and Governments in the Pacific

Vienna, 18 December 2020

Vienna, 18 December 2020 - The INCB Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme provided access to and training on its latest intelligence tools for Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) and its members located throughout the Pacific...[read more]


Launch of the first INCB Expert Group Meeting on the Trafficking of Dangerous Substances through Freight Forwarding Services

Vienna, 9 December 2020

Vienna, 9 December 2020 - The Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is holding a five-day online expert group meeting on trafficking in dangerous substances through freight forwarding services. Attended by over 70 participants per session, the initiative brought together experts from national institutions and the private sector who shared experiences and information...[read more]


Strengthening interdiction capacities of postal inspection, health regulatory and customs officers from South-East Asia and South Asia

Vienna, 07 December 2020

Vienna, 07 December 2020 - INCB's Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme hosted a virtual training on the Project ION Incident Communication System (IONICS) for customs, postal inspection and health regulatory officers from South Asia and South-East Asia. The 2-day training assembled more than 40 officers from Hong Kong SAR of China, India, Lao People´s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore...[read more]


INCB convenes dual hemisphere expert groups to stop synthetic opioid traffickers exploiting postal, express mail and courier services

25 September 2020

Vienna 25 September 2020 - The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has concluded a five-day expert group meeting (EGM) on the trafficking in non-medical synthetic opioids, and fentanyl-related substances through postal, express mail, express courier services, and related services. This was INCB’s first of its kind dual hemisphere virtual EGM and continued the successes of the previous meetings convened in 2018 and 2019...[read more]


INCB partners with Latin America postal security to strengthen synthetic opioids awareness and safe interdiction methods

19 August 2020

Vienna 19 August 2020 - INCB's Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme participated in a virtual regional event organized by the Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal (UPAEP), where postal security officers from 18 countries received training on emerging new psychoactive substances (NPS), non-medical synthetic opioids and fentanyl-related substances trafficked through the international mail and express mail services...[read more]


La JIFE colabora con los operadores postales de América Latina para fortalecer la sensibilización sobre los opioides sintéticos y los métodos seguros de interceptación

21 de agosto de 2020

Viena, 21 de agosto de 2020 - El Programa Global de Interdicción Rápida de Sustancias Peligrosas (GRIDS) de la JIFE participó en un evento regional virtual organizado por la Unión Postal de las Américas, España y Portugal (UPAEP), en el que los funcionarios de seguridad postal de 18 países recibieron capacitación sobre las nuevas sustancias psicoactivas emergentes (NPS), los opioides sintéticos no médicos y las sustancias relacionadas con el fentanilo que se trafican a través de los servicios de correo internacional y de correo urgente...[read more]


GRIDS Focal Points discuss the Development of Fusion Centres around the world

23 July 2020

Vienna, 23 July - INCB's Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme organised a hybrid in-person and virtual panel discussion for around 150 focal points on the practical development of multi-agency fusion centres for the exchange of information to counter the trafficking in dangerous substances...[read more]


Conclusion of the Expert Group Meeting on Dangerous Substance Trafficking through Social Media and other Internet-related Services

Vienna, 14 and 16 July 2020

Vienna, 21 July - On 14 and 16 July 2020, the third and final sessions of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) online expert group meeting on the trafficking of dangerous substances through social media and other Internet-related services took place. These last sessions focused on policy and legal issues related to public-private partnerships as well as the adoption of technical recommendations...[read more]


The second session of the EGM on the Trafficking of Dangerous Substances through Internet-related Services continues with a focus on the exploitation of social media platforms

Vienna, 7 and 8 July 2020

INCB continued with the second session of its expert group meeting on the trafficking of dangerous substances through Internet-related services. The focus this time lay on trafficking on social media platforms and the strategies used by the respective social media company as well as the law enforcement to prevent the exploitation of these platforms...[read more]


Launch of the Expert Group Meeting on Dangerous Substance Trafficking through Social Media and other Internet-related Services

Vienna, 30 June and 1 July 2020

Under the auspices of its Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme, INCB has launched a six-day online expert group meeting on the trafficking of dangerous substances through social media and other Internet-related services, with the aim of promoting public-private partnerships and strengthening practitioners’ networks...[read more]


GRIDS e-Week explores the impact and solutions of the COVID-19 pandemic on trafficking in dangerous drugs

Vienna, 22 May 2020

As a practical response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, INCB organized a series of interactive webinars to raise awareness of new trafficking trends and provide practical approaches for law and regulatory enforcement focal points around the global...[read more]


Officers receiving INCB virtual training throughout the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown

Vienna, 5 April 2020

Despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, national lockdowns and the partial closure of the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) continues to deliver intelligence exchange training to focal points around the world using virtual technologies. Under the INCB Global Rapid Interdiction of Dangerous Substances (GRIDS) Programme, officers can receive access and training on INCB tools via smart phone, tablet or laptop computer using the latest distance learning technologies. [read more]


Strengthening multi-lateral trafficking information and intelligence exchange with North American partners

Ottawa 21 February 2020

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) conducted back-to-back training events in the United States and Canada to enhance multi-lateral information and intelligence exchange for officers at the frontline of the global opioid crisis. The events connected officers to an INCB global counter-trafficking network of more than 1400 focal points, raised awareness on available tools and information available from other partners on seizures of dangerous substances trafficked into North America. [read more]


INCB partners in the Pacific for rapid trafficking intelligence exchange

Nadi, Fiji - 14 February 2020

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), raising awareness dangerous substances trafficked in the region, trained customs officers on the inter and intra-regional exchange of intelligence and cross-border cooperation through the use of its global communication platforms during the Regional Workshop on Customs Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement organized by the Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO). [read more]


INCB strengthens global intelligence exchange of dangerous substances through new technologies

Vienna, 5 February 2020

Nearly 260 international law and regulatory enforcement officers participated in the instructional webinar highlighting practical tools and approaches to counter global trafficking in new psychoactive substances (NPS), synthetic opioids and fentanyls, and other dangerous substances, organized by the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). The objective of the webinar was.. [read more]


 

 

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