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Articolo29 giugno 2018

Integrating border management in South Sudan – Nimule as a pilot under the Better Migration Management Programme

Participants of the workshop for border agencies held at Nimule on 23-24 May 2018.
Participants of the workshop for border agencies held at Nimule on 23-24 May 2018.

On 23-24 May 2018 the Better Migration Management Programme (BMM) facilitated a workshop for the border agencies at Nimule along the border with Uganda. They had operationalised the Ministerial Order No. 09/2015, which established the Integrated Border Management Committee (IBMC). The Ministerial Order calls for the establishment of these committees for all the respective land borders in the Republic of South Sudan, and Nimule Border acts as a pilot because of the level of activities. The workshop brought together fifteen (15) agencies with border roles and functions, such as Immigration, Customs Services, Wildlife and Tourism, Highway traffic police, Interpol (CID), Military Intelligence, and the National Security Services. Apart from law enforcement agencies the 37 participants also consisted of local chiefs and county authorities to ensure host community engagement. The Inspector General of the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS), Gen. Majak Akec Malok officially opened and closed the workshop in his capacity as the chairman of the National Coordination Mechanism and also as Inspector General of police.


Data di pubblicazione
29 giugno 2018
Region and Country
Regional Horn of AfricaSouth Sudan
Improved migration management

Programmes in the region

Better Migration Management Programme

The overall objective is to improve migration management in the region, and in particular to curb the trafficking of human beings and the smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn of Africa.

Research and Evidence Facility

The specific objectives will be to collate, synthesize and disseminate the outcomes of existing and new research and evidence related to instability, irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa; to communicate the outcomes of existing and new research and evidence to, and share

Towards Free Movement and Transhumance in the IGAD region

The specific objectives of the project are:(I) to support the process of adoption, ratification and domestication of the IGAD Protocols on Free Movement of Persons and on Transhumance by IGAD Member States upon their adoption by IGAD Council of Ministers, along with complementary measures to...