A-TIPSOM: fight against human trafficking and irregular migration in Nigeria

The overall objective of this project finance by the European Union is contributing to decrease the ratio of trafficking in person (TIP) and smuggling of migrants (SOM) at national and regional level, and between Nigeria and the EU, with specific emphasis on women and children.


A-TIPSOM can be summarize in five specific outcomes: Policy, enhancing the ability of the Government of Nigeria to address trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants; Prevention, improved governance of migration sector in Nigeria, with focus on THB and SOM; Protection, enhanced prevention of THB and SOM in key states of origin and of transit; Prosecution, improved protection returns and reintegration of victims of trafficking and of vulnerable smuggled migrants, particularly from Europe; and Partnership, enhanced identification, investigation and prosecution of traffickers and smugglers.


For four years, Spanish experts from the National Police of Spain will work on the project to improve international, national and regional cooperation. Spain has an important roll on this task, being one of the main destiny countries of the UE.

  • Project data

  • Countries


  • Sector

    Justicia y Seguridad

  • Total budget

    8.300.000 €

  • Financer

    Unión Europea

  • Collaborating Spanish institution

    Policía Nacional

  • Date

    Start - 05/06/2018
    End - 05/06/2022

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19/05/2021 New protocol to combat migrant trafficking in Nigeria The European A-TIPSOM project has promoted the creation of a manual to support the Nigerian agencies fighting trafficking and illegal... Icono de flecha hacia la derecha
FIIAPP videos: A-TIPSOM project Nigeria
22/02/2019 FIIAPP videos: A-TIPSOM project Nigeria The A-TIPSOM project focuses on the national, regional and EU-Nigeria levels and focuses on women... Icono de flecha hacia la derecha
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25/11/2020 ‘Violence against women is not something some group made up’ The 25 of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women At the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP), we took a look at the situation worldwide and the role of... Icono de flecha hacia la derecha
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18/11/2020 A-TIPSOM voice

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