Strengthening Capacities of Egyptian Authorities on Countering Smuggling of Migrants and Trafficking in Persons
Cairo, 28 - 30 November - 13-15 December 2020 - Egypt IOM Egypt and the National Council of Judicial Studies (NCJS), in cooperation with the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons (NCCPIM&TIP), organized two workshops for judges during the period between 28-30 November 2020 and 13-15 December 2020. The workshops were conducted in Cairo and Alexandria respectively.
While respecting the necessary precautionary measures during COVID-19 pandemic, the workshops focused on enhancing capacities of 32 judges from various governorates on countering migration-related crimes. The sessions included an overview of relevant international and national legal frameworks on smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons, practical cases seized by the Administrative Control Authority (ACA), and relevant considerations when it comes to adjudicating such cases in accordance with the Egyptian laws, alongside different cases studies.
The trainings were organized as part of a series of capacity building activities aiming to increase the knowledge of the judges strengthen their capacity for trial of such cases under relevant Egyptian laws.
The workshops were implemented under the Africa Regional Migration Program funded by United States Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration.
For more information, please contact Wigdan Mohamad at IOM Egypt, Tel: +20 1012 428 527, Email: email@example.com