Bali Regional Ministerial Conference on People Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons

Nusa Dua, Bali, 14 - 15 April 2009

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of Australia co-hosted the Third Bali Regional Ministerial Conference on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (Bali Process) III, held at Bali International Convention Center, Nusa Dua, on 14-15 April 2009. The Conference was attended by 250 delegates including representative from 41 Asia – Pacific countries member to the Bali Process, 19 other participating countries and other Bali Process Organizations. Opened by Indonesian Foreign Minster Dr. N. Hassan Wirajuda, the conference has provided a valuable framework for regional cooperation to prevent and to address irregular people movements.