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Countering drug crime

In accordance with the Regulations on the Department for Ensuring the Formation of State Policy in the Sphere of Counteracting Drug Crime of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

approved by the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine dated December 12, 2019 № 1038, is to perform the assigned tasks:

  1. 1. Participation in ensuring the formation of state policy in the field of combating drug crime and the implementation, on behalf of the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, coordination of activities in this area.
  2. 2. Study and implementation of positive international and domestic experience on ways and methods of detecting, documenting and stopping the facts of drug trafficking.

  3. 3. Ensuring participation in the implementation of international cooperation in the field of combating transnational and organized drug crime, establishing effective cooperation in this area.


Functions of the Department for Ensuring the Formation of State Policy in the Sphere of Combating Drug Crime:

Participates in the development and submission of proposals to ensure the implementation of state policy in the field of combating drug crime, political and strategic goals, principles and directions of its development.

Makes proposals to improve legislation in the field of combating drug crime.

Carries out the analysis of branch problems concerning formation and realization of the state policy in the field of counteraction to drug crime, on its results develops offers concerning a direction and coordination of activity of National police of Ukraine in this sphere.

Participates in conducting scientific, analytical, criminological, sociological research on the state of combating drug crime.

Carries out a systematic analysis of the activities of the National Police of Ukraine in the field of combating drug crime.

Initiates structural units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, institutions of higher education with specific training conditions and research institutions belonging to the sphere of management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, analytical and scientific research on topical issues of drug crime.

Carries out a comprehensive analysis of trends and dynamics in the field of combating drug crime, the commission of socio-political, socio-economic, demographic and other factors that have a significant impact on it, as well as the causes and conditions of their occurrence.


Structure and management

The structure of the Department for ensuring the formation of state policy in the field of combating drug crime:

  • Department of strategic planning and interaction in the field of regulatory support
  • - Department of analysis of current activities
  • - Information Support and Monitoring Department

Leadership:

Anna Kruglova, Head of the Department for Ensuring the Formation of State Policy in the Sphere of Counteracting Drug Crime