G5 Sahel

The PCJS presented during a high-level meeting on the G5 Sahel and its police component in Niamey (April 2018)

The focal point for the PCJS in Mauritania and a representative of the Terrorism Prevention Unit of the Regional Office for West and Central Africa of UNODC made a presentation on the PCJS. Following the workshop held from 10 to 12 April 2018 in Niamey, a recommendation (concerning the PCJS) was adopted on the legal frameworks governing the cross-border operations of the national units of the police component and more specifically on the institutional framework for judicial cooperation: “To support the use of judicial cooperation tools by the competent authorities of the five states of the G5 Sahel, made available to them by UNODC, in particular the Sahel Judicial Cooperation Platform and the West African Network of Central Authorities and Prosecutors against Organized Crime (WACAP).