Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Bali Process, 10th anniversary

Countries in the Asia Pacific region was again present in Nusa Dua, Bali, to commemorate the tenth anniversary, the Forum Bali Process on people smuggling and trafficking and transnational organized crime.

10th anniversary of Bali Process Forum on people smuggling and trafficking and transnational organized crime attended by 98 delegates from 26 countries and ten international organizations present. Including ASEAN, UNDP, UNODC, IMO, and much more.

According to the Ambassador Hasan, warning a decade Bali Process should be used to reflect on the achievements and challenges facing the Bali Process.

Particularly related to the handling of human smuggling and human trafficking in the Asia and Pacific region. Currently, the biggest challenge for the Bali Process is handling the increasing flow of irregular migration in a comprehensive manner.

Bali Process was formed with increasing current issue of irregular migration and people smuggling and trafficking in persons in the Asia-Pacific region.

To overcome these problems, in 2002 and 2003, Indonesia and Australia initiated the implementation of Bali Regional Ministerial Meeting on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (BRMC BRMC I and II).

Both meetings produced a Regional Consultative Process (RCP), known as the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (Bali Process). RI-Australia later act as co-chairs.