Summary: Bali Process 2nd Meeting of National Training Directors on Training and Enhancing Cross Border Cooperation, 18-20 July 2017
The Regional Support Office (RSO) of the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime and the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC), with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (KEMLU) of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia co-hosted the 2nd Meeting of National Training Directors. The meeting was held from 18 to 20 July 2017 in Semarang, Indonesia.
The meeting highlighted the importance of training in responding to emerging irregular migration trends, explored the role multilateral training institutions play in providing a platform to develop regional partnerships, and sought to strengthen networks and information sharing that leads to effective training efforts to combat people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime. The meeting was attended by over 40 delegates from immigration and law enforcement agencies from Bali Process Member States, along with experts from relevant organisations. The delegates welcomed the opportunity to share approaches to training and cross border cooperation and supported the need for greater cooperation in the development, planning and delivery of training activities across the Member States.