On 19 July 2022, the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA), Ambassador Igli Hasani, Economic Advisor Ms. Eni Gjergji, and Project Manager Mr. Ulukbek Abdubaliev paid a visit to the OSCE Academy to meet the Academy’s Management. Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the OSCE Academy, welcomed distinguished guests and presented the OSCE Academy’s educational programmes, research activities and plans for the near future. Representatives of the OCEEA and Dr. Wolters also discussed the OSCE-wide and cross-dimensional project “Enhancing Youth Crime and Drug Use Prevention through Education on Legality and Awareness Campaigns Addressing Threats of Organized Crime and Corruption”, implementing partner of which is the OSCE Academy.
The project was launched in December 2021 and aims to prevent transnational organized crime, corruption and drug use. In the framework of the project, eight workshops were conducted in four Central Asian countries.