Cairo, Egypt - CCCPA organized a training on “Combating Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants” from 19-23 February 2017.
The course aims to improve participants' knowledge on combating human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. Participants are introduced to the fundamental concepts of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants, as they relate to international and regional frameworks. Additionally, the training provides participants with the necessary skills to enhance their investigation and case identification capabilities.
Thirty-four civilian, police and military professionals joined the five-day course, including representatives from regional organizations, including COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) and the ICGLR (International Conference of the Great Lakes Region). Countries represented were Egypt, Burundi, Chad, Kenya, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zambia.
The training comes as part of the current UNDP project funded by the Government of Japan, “Consolidating Peace, Security and Stability in Africa - 2016".