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


Workshops by year:


Bali Process Working Group on Trafficking in Persons Events on 14 - 17 May 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand  



Consultation Workshop - New Policy Guide on "Following the Money in Trafficking in Persons Cases" (Bali, Indonesia 23-24 May 2017)

Second Meeting of the Task Force on Planning Preparedness Consultation Mechanism Tabletop Exercise on Irregular and Mixed Maritime Movements (Bali, Indonesia 18-19 May 2017)

Regional Biometric Data Exchange Solution (RBDES)-First Ad Hoc Group RBDES Workshop, 23 -24 February Bangkok, Thailand

Bali Process Task Force on Planning and Preparedness, Bangkok, Thailand, 27 January 2017




Bali Process Follow the Money Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, 16-17 May 2016


Bali Process Ad Hoc Group Roundtable on Returns and Reintegration, Manila, Philippines, 3-4 December 2015

Bali Process "Regional Symposium on Trafficking for the Purposes of Labour Exploitation: Trends, Key Issues and Regional Cooperation", Bangkok, Thailand, 25-26 March 2015

On 25-26 March 2015, Thailand and Australia co-chaired the Bali Process Regional Symposium on Trafficking for the Purposes of Labour Exploitation. There were 117 participants, including from 35 Bali Process member countries. Key outcomes were around building international, regional and stakeholder cooperation, raising awareness and building assistance to protect victims of trafficking, and developing strong legislative frameworks to criminalise trafficking in persons.


Sixth Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Irregular Migration "Beyond Documents", Colombo, Sri Lanka, 28-31 October 2014

Bali Process Workshop on Immigration Aspects of Airport Security, Kuala Lumpur, 25-27 August 2014

Ad Hoc Group Workshop on Immigration Border Operations Analysis, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 May 2014


Fifth Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Immigration Information and Intelligence Sharing Mechanisms - Strategies in Action, Auckland, New Zealand, 24-27 June 2013

Regional Roundtable on Irregular Movements by Sea in the Asia-Pacific Region, Jakarta, Indonesia, 18-20 March 2013


Bali Process Workshop on the Ratification and the Implementation of the UNTOC and Its Protocols, Bangkok, Thailand, 12-14 December 2012

Bali Process Workshop on Document Examination Education in Immigration, Singapore, 29 October - 1 November 2012

Ad Hoc Group Workshop on Visa Integrity for Foreign Mission Staff, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-26 July 2012

Fourth Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Irregular Movements, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-14 June 2012

Technical Experts Workshop on Combatting Trafficking in Persons, Bali , Indonesia, 28-30 May 2012

Ad Hoc Group Workshop on Biometrics for Identity Integrity in Immigration, New Delhi, India, 23-26 April 2012

Ad Hoc Group Immigration Intelligence Best Practice Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand, 7-10 February 2012

Workshop on Victim Protection, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-13 January 2012


Third Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Irregular Movement by Air, Negombo, Sri Lanka 14-16 November 2011

Bali Process Workshop on Immigration Aspects of Airport Security, Bangkok, Thailand 7-10 June 2011

Technical Expert Workshop on Mutual Legal Assistance and Law Enforcement Cooperation, Bangkok, Thailand 30 May - 1 June

Second Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Irregular Movement by Air, Colombo, Sri Lanka 10-11 May 2011


The bali Process Ad Hoc Group Members Ad Hoc Group Visa Integrity Workshop Maldives 7-9 December 2010

Ad Hoc Group IOM Technical Workshop on Repatriation and Reintegration Manila, Philippines 23-24 November 2010

Ad Hoc Group UNHCR Regional Cooperation on Refugees and Irregular Movements WorkshopManila, Philippines 22-23 November 2010

Ad Hoc Group Workshop on Passport Integrity Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 26-29 July 2010

Workshop on Immigration Aspects of Seaport Security Singapore, 12-15 July 2010

Third Meeting of Ad Hoc Group Senior Officials Bali, Indonesia, 10-11 June 2010

Workshop on Protection, Resettlement and Repatriation Bali, Indonesia, 7-8 June 2010

First Technical Experts Working Group Meeting on: Irregular Movement by Air, Colombo, Sri Lanka 22-23 March 2010


Workshop on Best Practice Information Campaigns to Combat People Smuggling Bangkok, Thailand, 28 - 30 October  

Workshop on Document Examination at the Border Manila, Philippines, 1-3 April 2009


The Bali Process: A Model for Regional Cooperation in the Fight against Human Trafficking (UNGIFT Vienna Forum Side Event, 14 February 2008)

Workshop on People Smuggling: Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-5 June 2008


Multi Jurisdictional People Smuggling Targeting Workshop,  Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 December, 2007

Enabling Electronic Authentication of Travel Document Information, Wellington, New Zealand, 20-22 August, 2007


Human Trafficking: Victim Support, Bali, Indonesia, 7-9 November 2006

Workshop on Child Sex Tourism, Manila, Philippines, 26-28 June, 2006

Workshop on Operationalising Immigration Intelligence, Singapore, 17-19 January 2006


Regional Strategy Seminar on Child Sex Tourism,  Bangkok, Thailand, 14-16 November 2005

Joint Bali/Budapest Processes Meeting on Implementation of Anti-trafficking Legislation and Policies in the Larger Context of Irregular Migration, Vienna, Austria, 24-25 October 2005

Developing a Coordinated Inter-Agency National Action Plan to Eradicate Trafficking in Persons, Tokyo, Japan, 27-28 June 2005

Workshop on Lost & Stolen Travel Document Information, Bangkok, Thailand, 20-22 April 2005


Offshore People Smuggling Targeting Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15-17 December 2004

Macau Workshop on Operational Cooperation, Macau SAR, 13-15 September 2004

Inaugural People Smuggling Regional Targeting Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 24-25 May 2004

Bali-Budapest Returns Workshop, Perth, 13-14 May 2004

Fiji - UNHCR Workshop, Nadi, Fiji, 27-29 April 2004

Identity Management Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 17-19 March 2004


Port Dickson Legislation Workshop II, Port Dickson, Malaysia, 10-11 November 2003

UNHCR Workshop on Best Practices in Asylum Management, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-12 March 2003


Shenzhen Law Enforcement Workshop, Shenzhen, Peoples' Republic of China, 25-28 November 2002

Legislation Workshop, Port Dickson, Malaysia, 23-25 September 2002

Regional and International Cooperation Planning Meeting, Brunei Darussalam, 22-23 September 2002

Policy, Legislation and Law Enforcement Planning Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-14 June 2002