A Silk Routes Partnership for Migration Is Established The Istanbul Ministerial Declaration on a Silk Routes Partnership for Migration was adopted by the participating countries of the Budapest Process at the 5th Budapest Process Ministerial Conference on Friday, 19 April in Istanbul, Turkey. In addition to launching the declaration, the conference marked the 20th anniversary of the Budapest Process.
National Training for Customs Officials Enhances Knowledge and Cooperation in Trade Facilitation A national training session for customs officials titled "International Shipment of Strategic Goods" took place in Turkmenistan on 16–19 April 2013 as part of the EU-UNDP Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA) project in partnership with ICMPD.
Regional Workshop on Trafficking in Human Beings Strengthens Cooperation on Migration Management among COMESA Member States A regional technical workshop on trafficking in human beings for COMESA member states was held on 17–18 April 2013 as part of the MIEUX action to assist these countries in regional cooperation and harmonisation of policymaking processes.
First Research Training Workshop in Brasília for the National Assessment of Trafficking in Persons in the Brazilian Border Areas Takes Place On 4–5 April 2013 the first research training workshop of the project took place, organised by ICMPD Research Officer for the Anti-Trafficking Programme, Claire Healy, ICMPD National Project Officer in Brazil, Joana Barbosa, and the research team for the project.