- Thematic Component:
1. Institutional Development of Border Control Agencies
From 19-21 April of this year, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA), in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Agency held in Dushanbe a workshop on international standards in identification, detention and return of irregular migrants. Representatives of the State Migration Service, State Frontier Service, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Migration Service of the Ministry of Labour, Migration and Employment and Border Troops of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan took part in the event. This is the forth workshop of its kind conducted by the BOMCA Programme in the Central Asian region, following similar activities implemented this year in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.