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Regional Workshop on Enhancing and Strengthening International and Cross-border Co-operation in Addressing Irregular Migration-related Crimes in the Western Balkans, Podgorica, Montenegro

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime

Description

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.

Summary

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.

Information

Added on
05 Aug 2016
Origin
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Type
Workshop
Venue description

Hotel Ramada
Podgorica, Montenegro

Organizer
OSCE / Transnational Threats Department / Strategic Police Matters Unit
Participants
Experts, International organizations, Government officials, Judges, Prosecutors, Law enforcement officers, Humanitarian organizations
Region
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, North Macedonia, Montenegro
Keywords
criminal justice system, cross-border crime, illegal immigration, crossing state border, human trafficking
Rights
OSCE