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National Crime Agency: Colombia

Question for Home Office

UIN 14219, tabled on 11 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which Colombian security units the National Crime Agency has trained since 2015 through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund; and what the nature of that training was.

Answered on

16 June 2021

The NCA works with law enforcement counterparts around the world, including in various South American countries. In Colombia, the NCA works with a number of Colombian departments including the Colombian National Police and the Office of the Attorney General of Colombia. This activity is focused on reducing the threat to the UK from the cocaine trade in Colombia and the region, as well as disrupting the money laundering and other criminal economies linked to drugs trafficking and other organised crime. All of NCA’s activity overseas, including the provision of security and justice assistance to partners is conducted in accordance with International Human Rights Legislation and HMG policy. Projects delivered under the Conflict Stability and Security Fund are subject to a robust governance framework to ensure they are delivered effectively and in accordance with HMG government objectives.

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