The Khartoum Process facilitates collaboration and information exchange among countries along the migration route between the Horn of Africa and Europe. Our activities include at the political level, Steering Committee Meetings and Senior Officials' Meeting and at the technical level, Thematic Meetings, Thematic Workshops and Trainings.

  • Date:
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Co-hosted by Kenya and Germany, the Thematic Workshop on Enhancing Transnational Law Enforcement Partnerships on Combatting Trafficking in Persons was held on 7 – 8 February 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. This event was a pivotal gathering that focused on strengthening transnational law enforcement efforts against human trafficking in the Khartoum Process region. This workshop brought together experts and officials from various countries and organisations, including UNODC, the Regional Operational Centre (ROCK), Frontex, the East African Community (EAC) and ICMPD, among others. The primary objectives were to exchange knowledge, raise awareness about the advantages of cross-border police cooperation, and encourage the development of formalised anti-trafficking partnerships. The workshop featured presentations, panel discussions, and case studies highlighting the necessity of comprehensive strategies and collaboration across borders.

  • Date:
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda

On 3 - 4 May 2023, Uganda hosted the Khartoum Process Thematic Workshop on Data on Human Mobility in the context of Climate Change, attracting over 50 representatives from diverse backgrounds, including academia, government, NGOs, and international organisations. The workshop provided a unique opportunity for attendees to exchange knowledge and engage in discussions about the latest research and trends in climate displacement and migration data.

The workshop's agenda was filled with exciting and informative sessions. Existing actors in the climate displacement and mobility data research world presented their latest findings and shared their experiences. The presentations covered a range of topics, including the latest data on climate change-induced migration, the challenges of collecting and analysing climate migration data, and best practices for using data to inform policy decisions.

  • Date:
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt

The Thematic Workshop on Innovative Law Enforcement Tools to Tackle Irregular Migration took place on 22 – 24 November 2022 in Cairo, hosted by Egypt and co-hosted by France. The workshop brought together over 60 participants and experts from 19 countries and 12 different organisations and institutions, among which are EUROPOL, EUROJUST, ICMPD, INTERPOL, UNHCR, Regional Operational Centre in Khartoum (ROCK), and UNODC.

The aim of the workshop was to provide law enforcement professionals in Khartoum Process countries with practical, hands-on innovative tools to address irregular migration – trafficking in human beings (THB) and smuggling of migrants (SoM) in particular – with a focus on the financial aspects, document security, and the use of technology and digital tools, with cooperation and partnership as an overarching theme.