CISLAC, others review criminal justice progress
From left, Global Coordinator of the CRIMJUST Project Marco Moreira Teixeira; CISLAC/TI Advocacy Coordinator CRIMJUST, Samuel Asimi; UNODC Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Jason Reichelt and UNODC Project Manager Valentine Lannebere. (Photo: CISLAC)
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) alongside the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) held a Criminal Justice (CRIMJUST) project progress review meeting.
The meeting on Thursday held at the sidelines of a workshop for investigators and prosecutors in Golf View Hotel, Lagos Nigeria organized by the UNODC under the CRIMJUST project.
In a statement emailed to Apex News from CISLAC, the meeting discussed the recommendations of the CRIMJUST assessment of the Nigerian Police Force, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Federal High Court conducted by CISLAC.
The CRIMJUST project, which aims at combating drug and organized crime along the cocaine route in South America, the Caribbean and Africa, is currently being implemented by the UNODC, transparency International (TI) and INTERPOL. CISLAC, as the National Contact of TI, is an implementing partner of this joint initiative in Nigeria.
Present at the meeting was the Global Coordinator of the CRIMJUST project, Marco Moreira De Sa Assuncao Teixeira; CISLAC/TI Advocacy Coordinator CRIMJUST in Nigeria, Samuel Asimi, UNODC Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Jason Reichelt, and UNODC Project Manager, Valentine Lannebere.