Colombia: Irregular Migration, Trafficking in Human Beings, Border Management, Document Security

Key facts

Requesting authority: Department of Administrative Security
Experts involved: Spain
Time Frame: August 2010-July 2011


Strengthen the capacities of the Colombian authorities to manage the fight against irregular migration and document fraud.


Activity 1: Working group session on migration management, with a focus on irregular migration thematic areas;

Activity 2: Two  Training of trainers courses, including the development and handover of the respective manuals;

Activity 3: Elaboration of  Training of trainers manuals on document security, trafficking and smuggling; 

Activity 4: Delivery of Training of trainers courses on document security, trafficking and smuggling;

Activity 5: Study visit to Spain.

Results and outputs

  • Relevant national authorities provided with capable training resource persons in the areas of both document security and trafficking and smuggling: training of trainers delivered and training manuals developed and handed over (“Training Manual on Investigation of Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants” and “Training Manual on Examination and Analysis of Identity and Travel Documents”);
  • Personnel capacities and institutional reform process enhanced.