Opatija, Croatia, 2014.03.11



The second workshop of the project "Use of Joint Investigation Teams (JIT) to fight Trafficking in Human Beings in the Western Balkans at the local level (JIT THB WB)" will take place from 11 to 13 March in Opatija, Croatia

Following the workshop in Slovenia from 10 to 12 December 2013, the local/regional-level law enforcement officials and prosecutors from Croatia will gather in Opatija, Croatia, from 11 to 13 March.

The goal of the workshop again is to present to the local experts the concept of Joint Investigation Team (JIT), existing national and international legislation and the requirements for its establishment, and to explain the role and potential forms of support of Europol and Eurojust. Again, a case study will also be conducted in order to provide the practitioners with basic practical knowledge regarding JIT formation and its role in a more efficient fight against trafficking in human beings.

Some 40 Croatian experts from the prosecution and the police are expected to attend the workshop.

Project Partners

Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Slovenia
Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria
Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Bulgaria
Office of the State Prosecutor General of the Republic of Slovenia