illigal immigration

COVID-19 Webinar (No12): Change in modi operandi in migrant smuggling and implications for the work of law enforcement in the context of COVID-19

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.

Webinar 14/2020: JETs in Action - online document verification and facial image comparisons via mobile devices and help desks

22 September 2020

The objectives of this webinar are to:

  • ​Explain the challenges with regard to the verification of documents and facial image comparison, the use of smartphones and applications to transmit photos of documents and chip contents to the help desks;
  • Describe the characteristics and aim of JETs in Action as well as the results;
  • Analyse the solution and potential effectiveness of the measures taken and tools developed in the context of JETs in Action.

Webinar 62/2018 Illegal immigration and document fraud

14 December 2018


  • Become familiar with the latest trends in Facilitated Illegal Immigration
  • To enhance the detection of false documents
  • To combat forgery and falsification of documents related to serious crime


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