29 – 31 March 2023 – Regional Practitioners’ Dialogue on Smuggling of Migrants by Air, Sea/Water, Land and Trafficking in Human Beings in the Western Balkans in Durres, Albania

This regional dialogue aims to bring together practitioners and from air, land and water borders from the six MARRI Participants, as well as representatives from relevant EU and international stakeholders to access the current state of play with regard to smuggling of migrants amidst the increased migration flow along the Western Balkans Route. The event also aims to examine the nexus between smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings, to consider the gender – related causes, and to inform

29 – 31 May 2023 – Regional Conference on Trafficking in Human Beings in Skopje

One aim of the Conference is to present the project achievements and developed products as well as their use in the daily work of all stakeholders. The event is part of the regional project “Preventing and Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings in the Western Balkans – PaCT”, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and MARRI as a strategic partner. As part of the Conference,