Ths workshop aims to elaborate concrete propositions for enhanced international and cross-border co-operation concerning irregular migration-related crime in the Western Balkans, involving criminal justice and migration practitioners as well as other relevant stakeholders from the public and private sector.
The OSCE/TNTD/SPMU together with IOM and UNODC organise a Regional Workshop on Strengthening International and Cross-border Co-operation in addressing Irregular Migration-related Crimes in the Western Balkans, which will be held in Podgorica/Montenegro, on 31 August-1 September 2016.
The workshop aims at strengthening international and cross-border co-operation between criminal justice authorities and other relevant public and private actors in addressing irregular migration-related crimes, focusing on the areas of prevention, prosecution, and assistance provided to victims, migrants and refugees. The objective of the workshop is to identify gaps, challenges and good practices as well as to strengthen information sharing networks between countries of origin, transit and destination.
This workshop is targeted at experts and practitioners of relevant bodies of criminal justice: senior experts from law enforcement, prosecution, courts, central authorities, relevant international and regional organizations, OSCE Institutions and field operations, as well as the private sector and academics dealing with smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings cases from OSCE participating States and Partners for Co-operation.