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Protocol on Intensifying co-operation in the fight against trafficking in persons and on the enhanced identification, notification, referral and voluntary assisted return of victims/potential victims of trafficking

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime

Description

This protocol between the General Secretariat of Government of Montenegro and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Albania aims, inter alia, to intensify mutual efforts in combating trafficking in persons, information sharing and mutual assistance regarding the identification, referral, protection as well as assisted return of (potential) victims of trafficking.

Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime
Type
Legal document
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
international police cooperation, victims

Summary

The Protocol shall aim to enhance cooperation between the Responsible Authorities of the Parties, with the purpose to:

a) Intensify mutual efforts to combat trafficking in persons, adults and minors/children in response to the new needs and tendencies of this phenomenon;
b) Intensify information sharing, cooperation, as well as mutual assistance regarding the identification, referral, protection as well as assisted return of victims/potential victims of trafficking,
c) Exchange positive experiences and, unify practices, procedures, and work methodology in the fight against all aspects of trafficking in persons, in all aspects, as per identification, referral, assisted voluntary return, and protection of victims/potential victims of trafficking in accordance with national legislation;
d) Appoint contact persons in the respective Responsible Authorities as outlined by this Protocol, to administer and monitor the cooperation in the ways set forth in Article 4 of this Protocol, and, when necessary, to assist in resolving specific cases or issues.

Information

Added on
04 Aug 2016
Origin
OSCE Mission to Montenegro
Origin description

Svetlane Kane Radevic Street 3
81000 Podgorica
Montenegro
Office: +382 20 406 401
Fax: +382 20 406 431
omim@osce.org

 

Region
Montenegro
Keywords
international police cooperation, victims
Rights
OSCE