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  • Strengthening Law Enforcement Capacity (Border Control Operations) and Criminal Justice Response to Smuggling of Migrants and Trafficking in Persons

    Project
    Strengthening Law Enforcement Capacity (Border Control Operations) and Criminal Justice Response to Smuggling of Migrants and Trafficking in Persons

    Reference
    2008 / 153-785 – Thematic Program for Migration and Asylum
    Countries/Region - South Africa

    Promoter
    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
    http://www.unodc.org/

    Budget
    2.480.000€ (EU contribution -1.980.000€)

    Timeframe
    2009-2012

    Objectives and results
    The project aims to stem illegal migration by preventing and combating smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings from West Africa to Europe. It contributes to the implementation of the National Integrated Border Management Strategy 2008-2010.

    The activities are intended to provide technical assistance for the promotion of integrated border management and to enhance cooperation between all national border management agencies. Special attention is paid to information-sharing and implementation of joint operations.

    The project is expected to contribute to improving investigative and prosecutorial capacities and fostering prevention through information campaigns targeting officials and the general public at border control points.

    Publications and other resources
    http://www.unodc.org/southernafrica/en/bc/index.html

    Further information
    Bernard Frahi, Deputy Executive Director and Director of Operations, UNODC - info@unodc.org

    Tags

    Migration and Asylum