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Border Security and Migration Challenges in South East Europe

June 24, 2020 at 02:00:00 PM · London
About This Webinar

Despite the recent lockdowns of many countries borders, during the Coronavirus pandemic, illegal migration, human trafficking and smuggling continues to provide challanges to the international border and law enforcement agencies.

The Balkans continue to be a major transit route for migrants and organised criminal gangs, who are exploiting the opportunities the pandemic has created, whether smuggling, human trafficking, profileration of small arms or irrelgular migration. This doesnt just affect the localised region, but has huge impact and pressures to the EU and Middle East.

The Organization for Security & Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is providing enormous support and resources to help operations and border controls to combat and tackle these challenges.

In this webinar you will learn more about the current situation affecting the region and what strategies and technologies can be employed to support the operations, border agencies and agencies at the border.

- Updates on the current migrant and trafficking situation in the Balkan region
- Migration management and measures against Smuggling and Human Trafficking
- Reduction of the Risk for Proliferation of Weapons and Ammunition (SALW)
- The impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on migration, smuggling and human trafficking in the region
- Measures derived by decisions of other countries along the route
- Strategies and technologies employed to support the Combating of Trafficking in Human Beings and Illegal Migration
- Fight against Smuggling of Migrants and Human Trafficking – THE WAY AHEAD

Agenda
  • Updates on current migrant and trafficking situation in the Balkan region
  • Migration management and measures against Smuggling and Human Trafficking
  • Smuggling of Small Arms & Light Weapons
  • Fight against Smuggling of Migrants and Human Trafficking – THE WAY AHEAD
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
OSCE migrants/ refugees security adviser seconded by the Spanish National Police
OSCE
OSCE migrants/ refugees security adviser seconded by the Spanish National Police
Day to day issues involving migrants/ border security and THB.
Liasion with Senior Border Management and MoIA officials.

BEPOL Academy
Mentoring and coaching of students in preparation to join the National Spanish Police

Spanish National Police
Ministry of Interior of Spain
Highly experience migrants/ border security issues and investigation of THB

European Asylum Support Office
Seconded Spanish Asylum Expert attached to EASO contributing in the European Relocation Plan of International Protection
Webinar hosting presenter
Project Coordinator, OSCE Mission to Skopje
Dr. Gabor Kemeny is working as a Project-coordinator at the OSCE Mission to Skopje. He is responsible for the implementation of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) projects which aims to increase the security of the SALW stockpiles and to decrease the risk of weapon proliferation, misuse of firearms. He is also closely involved in the development and implementation of border security related projects. Gabor previously worked as a chief superintendent, as a Head of Police Project Unit at the EUPOL Mission in Afghanistan, as a Border and Migration Adviser at the OSCE Mission to Skopje and fulfilled various, security related consultancy positions. His main portfolio is cross-border co-operation and information exchange. He graduated as a Master of Laws and the European Joint Master’s in Strategic Border Management (Frontex).
Webinar hosting presenter
Advisor on Counter-terrorism/Violent Extremism, OSCE Mission to Skopje
Mr Serkan Serin was born in 1974. During his professional life, he has served in various sectors in the Turkish National Police since he was graduated from Police Academy in 1996. He has experience in United Nations Mission in Kosovo as Monitoring Team Leader, Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan as police trainer, and OSCE Mission in Kosovo as Senior Training Advisor. He has counter-terrorism experience in Turkey between 2013 and 2017. Mr Serin is currently holding the position of Advisor on Counter-terrorism and Violent Extremism in OSCE Mission to Skopje.
Webinar hosting presenter
Editor Border Security Report / World Security Report
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