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  • Itineris: Protection of migrants’ rights from exploitation, from Brazil to the European Union

    Promoter

    International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

    Budget

    500.000€

    Timeframe

    June 2011 - November 2013

    Partners

    National Secretariat of Justice (Ministry of Justice, Brazil), Migration Council (Ministry of Labour and Employment, Brazil), Brazilian Federal Police, Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (Portugal), Immigration and Border Service (Portugal), the Galician Service for Gender Equality, ILO Office in Brasilia and the UNODC Brazil and South Cone Office

    Objectives and results

    The general objective of this initiative is to protect migrants' rights, especially against exploitation and trafficking, by providing them with information on legal migration opportunities, and enhancing the capacity of actors dealing with their assistance. Specifically, the project aims at preventing irregular migration through information campaigns that promote legal migration, promoting the capacity of national administrations to fight against smuggling and trafficking in human beings and strengthening national and international cooperation in the field of anti-trafficking, particularly in the fields of transnational referral and exchange of best practices.

    Further information

    Mrs Elisa Trossero, Programme Manager ICMPD, Elisa.trossero@icmpd.org