Improving effectiveness of police cooperation in the field of countering Trafficking of Human Beings (THB) between Switzerland and Romania


The project seeks to strengthen the effectiveness of the police cooperation between Romania and Switzerland to improve identification and investigation of trafficking of human beings. Further, the equipment of the Romanian Police will be enhanced to improve investigations of cases in trafficking of human beings.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Roumanie
Accroître la sécurité publique
01.09.2014 - 30.09.2019
CHF 723'640
Groupes cibles

Law enforcement agencies; Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings

Activités

As to outcome 1, 6 study visits of THB experts from both countries will be organized during the two-year project to constitute a bilateral expert community. Further, two one-week courses with dedicated training programs for two groups of THB and police experts from the Federal Office of Police and Swiss cantonal police forces will be held.
Outcome 2 shall be achieved by organizing 4 one-week so-called Action Weeks in Switzerland, in which Swiss cantonal police and Romanian THB Experts will cooperate in the identification of victims. A detached Romanian police officer will participate in local investigations in Geneva. Activities under outcome 3 will focus on the tendering of equipment of THB investigations and equipment for infor-mation exchange for the Romanian Police.

Résultats

Résultats obtenus:  

 

  • Romanian liasion officer deployed in Geneva
  • Opening conference
  • Study visit to Siwtzerland
  • DIfferent procurements of equipment to improve the mobility and the communication of THB investigation teams
  • Two training courses for Swiss Police officers in Slatina
  • One training week held in 2015


Principaux résultats attendus:  

  • bilateral expert community constituted
  • 10 Swiss police officers are trained in Roma culture in the Slatina Police School in Romania
  • 4 Action Weeks organized in Switzerland
  • 1 Romanian officer based in the cantonal police of Geneva
  • 17 interview rooms renovated and equipped
  • Mobility of investigating teams in THB increased
  • Communication capacity of THB investigating teams  increased


Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Contribution suisse à l'UE élargie
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Secteur privé
  • General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police (GIRP)


Autres partenaires

Intermediary Body: Team Consult, DCAF, Coginta

Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   723'640 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   0
Phases du projet Phase 20 01.03.2016 - 31.07.2019   (Phase en cours) Phase 19 02.05.2016 - 28.02.2019   (Phase en cours)

Phase 18 01.09.2014 - 30.06.2017   (Active)

Phase 17 14.11.2014 - 31.08.2018   (Completed) Phase 16 01.02.2014 - 31.07.2015   (Completed) Phase 15 01.09.2014 - 28.02.2019   (Phase en cours) Phase 14 01.03.2013 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 13 01.03.2013 - 30.11.2015   (Completed) Phase 12 01.11.2012 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 11 01.04.2012 - 31.03.2013   (Completed) Phase 10 01.04.2012 - 30.06.2017   (Completed) Phase 9 01.04.2012 - 15.06.2014   (Completed) Phase 8 01.03.2012 - 31.03.2018   (Completed) Phase 7 01.03.2012 - 31.08.2013   (Completed) Phase 6 01.03.2012 - 15.11.2014   (Completed) Phase 5 01.03.2012 - 30.06.2018   (Completed) Phase 4 01.03.2012 - 30.09.2019   (Phase en cours) Phase 3 01.03.2012 - 30.07.2015   (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2017   (Completed)