The Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime

Regional Support Office Purpose and Objectives

Purpose

The Regional Support Office of the Bali Process (RSO) was established in 2012 as a unique regional mechanism that brings together relevant policy knowledge, technical expertise and operational experience from Bali Process members and other key stakeholders to develop practical initiatives that address people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime.

Objective

The RSO assists Members by working across four key objectives in:  

  1. Providing specialist technical assistance to Bali Process Members, Task Forces and Working Groups.
  2. Developing and delivering fit-for-purpose operational capacity building activities relevant to the Bali Process’ mandate.
  3. Providing support in policy development and promoting best practice to improve aspects of migration management, and responses to people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime.
  4. Actively engaging and promoting the RSO’s work to partners and dialogues outside of the Bali Process structure.

 

Annual Work Plan

The RSO Annual Work Plan developed with oversight and direction from the Co-Chairs of the Bali Process sets out the RSO's programme of work 2021.

The activities outlined in this plan contribute to or are informed by Bali Process Senior Officials' dialogues.

Please click here to view the Regional Support Office's Annual Work Plan, 2021.

 

 

Strategic Plan

The RSO Strategic Plan will guide the activities of the Regional Support Office of the Bali Process (RSO) for the 2021-2022 period. The Strategic Plan reaffirms the RSO’s mission to operationalise the Regional Cooperation Framework (RCF):

to reduce irregular migration in the Asia-Pacific region and support and strengthen practical cooperation on countering people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime, including migration and border management and refugee protection.

Please click here to view the Regional Support Office's Strategic Plan, 2021-2022