Creating International Trust, Partnerships to Combat Illegal Trafficking

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Creating International Trust and Partnerships to Combat Illegal Trafficking

Creating International Trust, Partnerships to Combat Illegal Trafficking

By Christine June
Public Affairs Office
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (August 31, 2015) Transnational crimes such as narcotics and human trafficking will only be resolved through international efforts and cooperation. 

But first, trust between partners must be created.

That’s one of the aims behind the three-week Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking course at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. 

A multinational panel discussion with representatives from El Salvador, Peru, Thailand, United States, Bahamas and Kenya discussed resolving transnational crimes such as narcotics and human trafficking through international efforts and cooperation Aug. 31 during the Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking Program with students from 43 other nations.

The CNIT program focuses on the national security threats posed by a wide range of transnational criminal activities.

This program examines how transnational criminal organizations impact a country’s national security.

It is designed for government officials and practitioners who are engaged in policy development, law enforcement, intelligence, and interdiction activities aimed at countering illicit narcotics trafficking, terrorist involvement in criminal activity, and the associated elements of transnational crime and corruption.