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Better Migration Management

Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Egypt, Tunisia
Commissioned by: European Union (EU), German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
2030 Agenda migration-relevant and related target Labels: 
Subgoal 10.7 on safe, orderly and regular migration
Subgoals 5.2, 8.7 and 16.2 on human trafficking
GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
Human rights of all migrants
International cooperation and governance of migration
Smuggling of migrants, trafficking in persons and contemporary forms of slavery
Addressing Irregular Migration, Capacity Building, Governance of Migration, Irregular Migration, Migration and organized Crime (trafficking, human smuggling), Migration Management, Protection, Empowerment and Rights of Migrants

The program aims to improve migration management in the region, and in particular to address the trafficking and smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn of Africa. The priority is to strengthen the rights of migrants and protect them better from violence, abuse and exploitation. The aim is to make migration in the region easier and safer.

The program’s activities are being implemented on four levels:

  1. Harmonization of diverse migration policies in the various countries;
  2. Strengthening of institutions that combat human trafficking;
  3. Protection and support for migrants; and
  4. Information and advice for migrants.