| 23 July 2015
Trafficking remains one of the major issues for border security and management agencies. Whether humans, drugs, contraband or CBRNe proliferation, trafficking provides major challenges that affects peoples lives and countries economies, whilst proving hugely profitable for organised criminal gangs. Different regional issues provide global challenges.
Trafficking in human beings as a criminal enterprise has spiked in 2015. The well documented Mediterranean crisis has brought the global scourge of THB to the forefront of news again.
Spiking numbers of illegal migrants trying to escape failing economic conditions in their homelands is impacting on transit and target communities in Europe. The consequence of these migration movements is both immediate and long term.
From where do these activities transpire and what can be put in place to mitigate the problems?
The World BORDERPOL Congress will look at the international challenges facing todays border management and enforcement agencies and the policies, practices and technological solutions available to todays border security/management practitioner.
The annual gathering of international border agencies and agencies at the border, the World BORDERPOL Congress is the only multi-jurisdictional transnational platform where the border protection, management and security industry policy-makers and practitioners convene annually to discuss the international challenges faced in protecting not only one’s own country’s borders, but those of neighbours and friends.