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Whereas  transnational criminal activities such as cross-border fraudulent schemes and trafficking in drugs, humans, precious metals and stones, arms, stolen, vehicles, endangered species, and the laundering of proceeds of crime are rapidly increasing on the African Continent,

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And whereas, we as African prosecutors recognize the need to:

  1. create speedy and efficient mutual assistance and asset tracking;
  2. share expertise through common training and the development of best practices;
  3. provide for adequate and harmonized legislative measures;
  4. enhance African initiative for purpose of co-operation and information sharing.

Now therefore the African Prosecutors Association has a forcal interest in form of programmes to curb the above as below..

 

Trafficking in persons (TIP)

 

Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.This may encompass providing a spouse in the context of forced marriage,or the extraction of organs or tissues,including for surrogacy and ova removal.Human trafficking can occur within a country or trans-nationally. Human trafficking is a crime against the person because of the violation of the victim's rights of movement through coercion and because of their commercial exploitation. Human trafficking is the trade in people, and does not necessarily involve the movement of the person from one place to another.

Human trafficking represented an estimated $31.6 billion of international trade per annum in 2010. Human trafficking is thought to be one of the fastest-growing activities of trans-national criminal organizations.

Human trafficking is condemned as a violation of human rights by Africa Prosecutors Association.

 

Witness Protection WITSec

Witness protection is protection of a threatened witness or any person involved in the justice system, including defendants and other clients, before, during, and after a trial, usually by police. While a witness may only require protection until the conclusion of a trial, some witnesses are provided with a new identity and may live out the rest of their lives under government protection.

Witness protection is usually required in trials against organized crime, where law enforcement sees a risk for witnesses to be intimidated by colleagues of defendants. It is also used at war crime trials.

 

Environmental Crime Prevention Program ECPP

Our multi-disciplinary, qualified team comprises individuals from law enforcement agencies, in-house public sector and private sector investigation teams such as former banking investigators, former South African Revenue Services investigators, investigators formerly employed in government departments, as well as specialist medical scheme fraud investigators. Comprising a diverse range of experience, skills and knowledge collectively, the team’s collective professional qualifications span investigators, certified fraud examiners (CFE), certified commercial forensics practitioners (ICFP), auditors, chartered accountants, certified internal auditors and academic lecturers.

Counter-Terrorism CT

Counter-terrorism (also called anti-terrorism) incorporates the practice, military tactics, techniques, and strategy that government, military, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or prevent terrorism.

If terrorism is part of a broader insurgency, counter-terrorism may employ counter-insurgency measures. The United States Armed Forces use the term foreign internal defense for programs that support other countries in attempts to suppress insurgency, lawlessness, or subversion or to reduce the conditions under which these threats to security may develop