IOM trains law enforcement representatives in Bishkek and Osh

Bishkek – IOM, in partnership with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), is carrying out law enforcement training for 47 relevant law enforcement officials and the MIA Academy representatives to provide protection for international migrants on 11-12 April in Bishkek and 29-30 April in Osh.

The two-day course is designed to meet the needs of the law enforcement, local authorities, and international migrants. The training will ensure gender sensitivity and will include a module on the development of standard operating procedures.

The in-depth training assists law enforcement and academia to act more effectively against human rights violations and will assist international migrants by sensitizing law enforcement to their basic needs. The training will also allow law enforcement officials to understand more clearly how a cooperative approach to migrant protection and assistance will improve their ability to do their work.

The training topics are supported by statistical, evidential, and anecdotal examples and participants will be encouraged to actively participate in the exchange of experiences. Tested investigative and partnership techniques will be discussed and analyzed.

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