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Rwanda II: Training Handbook on Trafficking in human beings offences

Key facts

Requesting authority: Directorate-General of Immigration and Emigration (DGIE)
Experts involved: the Netherlands, Portugal
Time Frame: March 2017 - March 2020

Objective

Supporting the Rwandan authorities in investigating and prosecuting trafficking in human beings (THB) and smuggling of migrants (SOM), as well as improving the knowledge of Rwandan authorities on after-entry migration management.

Activities

Activity 1: Bilateral meetings with relevant authorities and knowledge exchange seminar on investigation and prosecution techniques related to irregular migration including the smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 2: Study visit to an EU MS for selected officials from the key institutions responsible for investigating and prosecuting smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 3: Knowledge exchange seminar on passenger profiling and after-entry migration management

Activity 4: Drafting Session for the development of a training handbook for the investigation and prosecution of smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 5: Remote support for the drafting of the training handbook for the investigation and prosecution of smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 6: Final drafting Session for the development of a training handbook for the investigation and prosecution of smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 7: Training of trainers on investigation and prosecution of smuggling of migrants and THB

Activity 8: Training of DGIE staff and other relevant agencies on investigation and prosecution of smuggling of migrants and THB with the support of the MIEUX experts and national trainers

Results and outputs

Increasing the theoretical and practical capacities of the relevant authorities to better address challenges in countering smuggling of migrants and THB.

Strengthening inter-agency coordination in the field of border management.

A training handbook on the Investigation and Prosecution of countering smuggling of migrants and THB is developed and trainers receive preparation on how to use it. 

The staff of the relevant authorities is trained based on the training handbook.

The number of national authority trainers involved in the above is increased.

 

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