Area of Expertise

        As IOM’s designated resource to assist African governments in building their capacities in migration management, the ACBC
        works closely with IOM country missions to deliver: assessments, training programmes, technical assistance, research,
        project review and development. The ACBC provides expert support in the following areas:


  • Border and migration management assessments;
  • Integrated Border Management;
  • Immigration training curriculum development;
  • One-Stop Border Posts;
  • Border Management Information Systems:  MIDAS (Migration Information and Data Analysis System), formerly known as PIRS (Personal Identification and Registration System);
  • Identity Management;
  • Security and counter-terrorism;
  • Interview and investigation techniques;
  • Counter-trafficking and smuggling of migrants
  • Mixed migration flows;
  • Migration policy; and
  • Migration data and statistics.