UNODC has developed a world-leading Cryptocurrency Investigation Train–the–Trainers course. The training course is a joint project of UNODC's Global Programme Against Money Laundering(GPML), the Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorist and the Global Programme on Cybercrime.
From 11–13 April 2017, the representative of the Office participate in the first practical training course delivered by UNODC on Cryptocurrency Investigation for national trainers. Law enforcement experts from 22 countries and UNODC Regional Staff actively participated in the training course. The attendees learnt about the business profile and global ecosystem of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and Ethereum. Criti-cally, the practitioners learnt how to conduct bitcoin tracing as a part of a wider financial investigation. Leading law enforcement experts from the USA demonstrated how to plan bitcoins investigations, where and how to obtain more information and how to collaborate internationally on casework.