BMM anti-trafficking exhibition - Nairobi

Better Migration Management Programme

Summary

The overall objective is to improve migration management in the region, and in particular to curb the trafficking of human beings and the smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn. Tackling this problem only at a national level would simply risk displacing the existing smuggling/trafficking routes: this project will therefore target the entire region, while taking into account country-specific needs and issues.
The programme is co-funded by the BMZ with EUR 6 million

Main objectives

The specific objectives are:
(I) To support national authorities to develop, enact and eventually implement policies, laws, institutional frameworks and procedures for better migration and border management, including on the fight against trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants, in accordance with the relevant international conventions and standards9, and promoting harmonisation and exchange of best practices in these areas.
(II) To strengthen the capacity of all institutions and agencies responsible for migration and border management (such as front-line officials, law enforcement officers, or judicial bodies) notably by training and technical assistance, by improving procedures for investigating and prosecuting cases of trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants; by improving data collection and promoting sharing of information; by supplying government offices and border management posts with essential tools and equipment, and possibly with infrastructure development; by promoting improved coordination between different institutions and agencies involved.
(III) To identify, assist and provide protection for victims of trafficking in human beings and vulnerable smuggled migrants, especially women and children and other vulnerable groups.
(IV) To raise awareness of the dangers of irregular migration and the benefits of alternative options.

EUTF contribution
40 000 000 €
Partners
Theme
Improved migration management
Location
Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Eritrea, Djibouti
Document
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This action in numbers

20
Number of people assisted to develop economic income-generating activities
32
Number of Institutions (National and local) and Non-State actors directly supported through capacity building on migration management
6 425
Number of migrants, or potential migrants, reached out by information campaign on migration and risks linked to irregular migration
282
Number of voluntary returns or humanitarian repatriation supported
7 340
Number of migrants in transit and forcibly displaced people protected or assisted
120
Number of border stations supported to strengthen border control
7
Number of social infrastructure built or rehabilitated
1 600
Number of individuals trained on migration management
12
Number of activities/events explicitly dedicated to raising awareness and sensitivity of general public regarding migration
32
Number of Institutions and non-state actors benefitting from capacity building and operational support on security, border management, CVE, conflict prevention, protection of civilian populations and human rights
9
Number of cross-border cooperation initiatives created / launched or supported
40
Number of strategies, policies and plans developed and / or directly supported
69
Number of planning, monitoring, learning, data-collection and analysis tools set up, implemented and / or strengthened
575
Number of staff from governmental institutions, internal security forces and relevant non-state actors trained on security, border management, CVE, conflict prevention, protection of civilian populations and human rights
136
Number of returning migrants benefiting from reintegration assistance

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