Hookah smoking to be restricted in Tajikistan

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31 October 2017. By Vestnik Kavkaza. A new tobacco law will put ban on hookah smoking in restaurants and bars in Tajikistan. Under the new technical regulations, the front side of cigarette and hookah tobacco packs will contain the main … Read More

Tajikistan hosts Russian military exercises

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1 November 2017. By Asia Plus. Sub-units of the “light” motor-rifle brigade of Russia’s Central Military District have been deployed to Tajikistan for a military exercise, according to the Russian Central Military District press center. The battalion tactical group included … Read More

Russia paces up assistance to Taliban

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31 October 2017. By Pakistan Today. Russia has allegedly paced up its assistance to the Taliban, who have increased their attacks in recent weeks.An article in the Guardian reported that Afghan officials have requested Moscow to end its support for … Read More

Secure, but Open: Shared Goals and Takeaways from the EU-BOMNAF Conference on “Sustainable Trade as an Aspect of Regional Cooperation”

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Click to enlargeClick to enlargeClick to enlargeBy Carly Seedall – EU-BOMNAF Volunteer As an International Relations student and first time international conference participant at the EU-BOMNAF conference on “Sustainable Trade as an Aspect of Regional Cooperation”, I expected the event … Read More

About

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United Nations Development Programme Border Management Northern Afghanistan BOMNAF Objectives The specific objective of the BOMNAF project is to support cross-border security and cooperation, by improving Integrated Border Management in northern Afghanistan. This will contribute to supporting the Government of … Read More

Press Release: EU-BOMNAF ‘Train The Trainers’ Course

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Fourteen Afghan Border Police (ABP) students from UNDP EU-BOMNAF’s latest Train the Trainers (T3) course have attended their prize-giving ceremony. Ten were brand new students, and four were experienced returnees from previous EU-BOMNAF training courses, who supported this course as … Read More

Learning to Drive in the Snow

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Twenty members of the Afghan Border Police are undergoing Driver Training, funded by EU-BOMNAF in and around Mazar-e-Sharif, which like many areas in Central Asia is currently experiencing significant falls of snow. As shown in the accompanying pictures the officers … Read More

Operation Building Bridges 2016

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Dushanbe, 18 May 2016 PRESS RELEASE “Operation Building Bridges 2016” As part of UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF project’s aims to improve cross-border cooperation, collaboration and communication between Afghanistan and its Central Asian neighbours, the project facilitated and supported a one-week joint field … Read More

Train The Trainers (T3) Course

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By Nell Pates EU-BOMNAF is currently undertaking an education project to deliver a Train The Trainers (T3) package for border staff from both Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Following this pilot event, a new course has now been designed and will be … Read More

Focus on Women in Training

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By Nell Pates The EU-BOMNAF Project is committed to delivering relevant and practical training that is gender inclusive, which is not always an easy sell in Afghanistan. I was given the opportunity to speak to two women who attended the … Read More

Declaration and Recommendations from the EU-BOMNAF Regional Trade and Cooperation Workshop in Dushanbe, 24-25 November 2015 (Russian Version)

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Декларация и Рекомендации Конференции ЕС-БОМНАФ по Региональной Торговле и Сотрудничеству Душанбе, 24-25 ноября 2015 года Введение. Конференция ЕС-БОМНАФ по Региональной Торговле и Сотрудничеству прошла в Душанбе, Таджикистан, 24-25 ноября 2015 года. Основной целью данного мероприятия стало оказание содействия международному и … Read More

Multimedia: IT Training in Nusai BCP

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Nusai Border crossing point (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) 21 July 2015 Eight Afghan Border Police (ABP) Officers attended a basic IT course organized by BOMNAF International Training Specialist Mike Holman, Nargis Khidirova (Training Assistant) and Vadim Suleimanov (IT Assistant). All the participants … Read More

Afghan refugee women design EU-BOMNAF bags

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As Europe’s refugee crisis captures the world’s attention, the EU-BOMNAF team is contributing its grain of sand to improve the livelihood of Afghan refugees living in Dushanbe. Even if our main work is implemented on Afghanistan’s northern border and at … Read More

Car Search Training

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During a practical search exercise aimed to teach methods to detect contraband concealed in vehicles, through the use of an endoscope. Mr Jonathan Trumble, Customs Advisor with OSCE in Vienna, was the instructor of this workshop, part of BOMNAF’s joint … Read More

First Aid Training

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As part of the first week of BOMNAF’s Afghan Border Police Management Awareness Course, expert Ms. Mohinisso Akramova presented a workshop in First Aid to BOMNAF’s Afghan Border Police beneficiaries on 24 August. EU-BOMNAFs Training team, organized a two week “Afghan … Read More

Disaster Management

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On August 28, as part of EU-BOMNAF’s Border Management Awareness Course, Mr. Philip Eliason delivered a workshop on how police and border forces might prepare for and respond to disasters. His interactive presentation encouraged delegates to identify ways that they … Read More

Training meeting with Afghan MP

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Kabul June 21st 2015 Training Specialist, Mike Holman and Training Assistant, Nargis Khidirova, and UNV photographer, Freya Morales, attended a meeting with Member Of Parliament (MP), Wagma Sapay, at the Afghan Parliament, with the objective of inviting her to participate … Read More

Border Bridges

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Fascinated by bridges? Then look at this gallery showing the different Border Crossing Point bridges along the river Panj that connect Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Photos: Freya Morales / EU-BOMNAF 2015 © All rights reserved

Ban Ki Moon in Dushanbe

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan June 9th 2015 UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, in Dushanbe to meet all UN staff at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Captured by our UN Volunteer, Freya Morales.

Arrival of new Polaris ATVs

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Dushanbe, June 2015 The 18 new Polaris ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) that arrived recently at our warehouse, will be used this summer in several Polaris trainings organised by EU-BOMNAF. Later this year, the vehicles will be delivered to selected the … Read More

Equipment provided as at 28 November 2014

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In addition to basic logistic, maintenance and support items, equipment procured by the EU-BOMNAF project is based on the priority areas of Transport, Communications, Detection and Personal equipment. This includes All Terrain Vehicles (Polaris ATV Quad Bikes), office and kitchen … Read More

IT Training

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Nusai, Afghanistan. July 20th, 2015. ICT and computer skills are in high demand in almost any sector. EU-BOMNAF recently sent their ICT Assistant, Vadim Suleimanov, to teach the Afghan Border Police based in Nusai, the most basic skills needed for … Read More

Conducted training as at 28 November 2014

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Capacity building Training and mentoring to improve capacity of border management agencies to perform their duties will be required for the foreseeable future. BOMNAF and other agencies continue to train Border Management personnel on the border. UNODC support activities In … Read More