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Thursday, January 21, 2021

All day
21 January 2021

The objectives of the webinar are to:

  • Improve Law Enforcement Agents (LEA) capabilities to respond to serious and organised crime and counterterrorism in the COVID-19 pandemic situation;
  • Identify the major impacts that COVID-19 posed to Counterterrorism and Serious and Organised Crime criminal activities;
  • Recognise the new threats and vulnerabilities that Terrorists and Organised Criminal groups are exploiting, during the Pandemic Situation;
  • Summarize the challenges and difficulties to an effective response of LEA to those new threats.
21 January 2021

Objectives of the webinar:

  • to provide information on Joint Operational Office Vienna activities against Human Smuggling and Trafficking;
  • to explain new modi operandi in the context of COVID-19;
  • to raise awareness about the versatility of the following facilitators:
  1. Migrant smuggling under the COVID-19 travel restrictions;
  2. Police work under the influence of the COVID-19 situation;
  3. Use of falsified health certifications for travelling of migrants;
  4. Use of the green borders.


Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032