Migration Management Capacity Building in Israel: Supporting Effective Mechanisms to Combat Trafficking for Forced Labour and Protect Refugees
DCI-MIGR 2008/153-402 - Thematic Program for Migration and Asylum
626.000€ (500.000€ of EU support)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Joint Distribution Committee Israel (JDC). Associates: Israel Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Israel Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labour (MoITAL), Ministry of Interior (MoI)
Objectives and results
The project focused on capacity building in the area of labour migration management and had the following objectives:
- to improve the identification of and assistance to victims of trafficking and to improve the prosecution of traffickers,
- to enhance governmental capacities to register asylum seekers and to conduct refugee status identification,
- to train translators and improve cultural competence skills of relevant actors and
- to implement a pilot return program.
The main results of the project in the area of capacity building consisted of:- 1. 200 officials received training on identification procedures, leading to at least the doubling of the annual rate of identification of victims of trafficking for forced labour;
- 2000 user-friendly identification/screening toolkits were produced.
- 100 individuals from law enforcement participated in a cultural competence training program
- 300 reference guides were published.
- 60 government and NGO staff trained in reception/registration procedures and gained practical experience through secondments.
Publications and other resources
Arnon Mantver, Chair of the Board, (CIMI), Israel - firstname.lastname@example.org
TagsMigration and Asylum