Tajikistan II: Trafficking in Human Beings

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of Internal Affairs
Experts involved: Lithuania, Romania, UK
Time Frame: March 2014-May 2016


To strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other relevant authorities of Tajikistan to improve their investigative approaches and practices in combating trafficking in human beings, and in the identification of, and provision of first aid to, the victims of trafficking.


Activity 1: Fact-finding mission

Activity 2: Information session on cooperation on criminal matters

Activity 3: Study visit to EU for selected officials from the key institutions

Activity 4: Information session on detection and identification of trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling

Results and outputs


Enhanced knowledge of the Tajik authorities with regards to international and EU MS standards on methodology, analysis and management of combating trafficking and investigating trafficking crimes


Supply of targeted EU MS expertise in advanced investigative techniques in order to intensify and increase trafficking convictions and improve criminal justice processes