BAKU, 2 September 2019 – IOM Azerbaijan is carrying out two cascade trainings, two days each (2-3 September and 5-6 September) in Baku to reach out to the larger audience of judges and lawyers and capacitate them on the International Migration Law. With the enhancement of the knowledge of higher number of the judges and lawyers, the training will contribute to better application of the international and European standards in the decisions and ruling in the areas of migration and combating trafficking in person.
These cascade trainings are result of the joint venture with the Justice Academy of the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan and are part of the bigger project that contributed to specialization of justice professionals through the development of a training program and curricula, development of training materials, Training of Trainers and cascade trainings.
The activities implemented are within the project “Enhancing Cooperation Measures to Effectively Combat Trafficking in Persons Through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance in Azerbaijan-Phase VI” funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S Department of State. IOM continues to assist and support the government of Azerbaijan’s response in combating trafficking in persons and consequently, transnational organized crime and to improve protection mechanisms in providing vulnerable migrants as well as victims and potential victims of trafficking with appropriate assistance services.