International scientific and practical conference named "Enhancing the Capacity of Law Enforcement Trainings: Up-to-date Challenges and Solutions"

Published At May 28, 2020

Representatives of the International Network AML/CFT Institute (INI) and ITMCFM took part in the international scientific and practical conference , held on 27 May, 2020.

The conference was hosted by Uzbekistan's Academy of the General Prosecutor's Office, an INI member university. Among others, the conference was also dedicated to the 2nd anniversary of the Academy.

The conference included Plenary and session meetings on "Up-to Date Methods of Training Events Management", "The Role and Value of Legal Science and Education in the Fight against Corruption" and "Enhancing Investigative Skills: Comprehensive Issues, ML Investigations."

Participants discussed innovative learning approaches, shared experiences and developed proposals for improving training of AML/CFT and law enforcement personnel in the context of today's challenges and threats.

The conference was attended by over 170 senior officials and personnel of international organizations, government agencies, and law enforcement research and education centers of Europe and Asia. Among them were representatives of ITMCFM, Moscow Academy of the Investigative Committee, St. Petersburg Academy of the Investigative Committee, Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, International Network AML/CFT Institute (INI), UNODC, OSCE, EAG, International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), Scientific and Educational Center of Azerbaijan's General Prosecutor's Office, Cambridge Central Asia Forum, French National School for the Judiciary (ENM), Armenia's Academy of Justice, Kazakhstan's Agency for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market, etc.

Representatives of the International Network AML/CFT Institute and ITMCFM delivered three presentations:

"Analysis of Cryptocurrency Transactions to Combat Drug Trafficking." Authors: Deputy Director of Rosfinmonitoring Vladimir Glotov, Chief Specialist of Lebedev Physical Institute Aleksey Yurov.

"Networking Options in Personnel Training for Domestic and International AML/CFT Systems." Authors: Director of INI and the First Deputy Director of ITMCFM Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Deputy Director of INI and Deputy Head of ITMCFM's Department of Education Ekaterina Butkeeva, and Head of ITMCFM's Department of International Relations Bella Safonova.

"AML/CFT training for legal professionals at the International Network AML/CFT Institute through the example of RUDN Law Institute's master's program." Author: Otabaev Bobur Ibrat ugli, a RUDN master’s student from Uzbekistan studying legal regulation of financial monitoring and compliance systems. The following RUDN AML/CFT students also took part in the conference: Khazratali Zokirzhon ugli Kudratillaev, Zhahongir ugli Kudratillaev, Sukhrobjon Fazliddin ugly Khakimzhonov, and others.

Within the framework of the conference, Uzbekistan's Academy of the General Prosecutor's Office and the Moscow Academy of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation signed a cooperation agreement.

Participants`reports and researches will be published later in the source book.The practice-oriented nature of the conference helped to develop new approaches for remote interaction between INI participants and expand professional contacts of academicians, experts and students.