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As in previous years, representatives of the National Preventive Mechanism also this year held a lecture in a special training for police officers, organized by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX), on the protection of basic human rights and monitoring during the forced return operations. The training was held at the premises of the Criminal Police Academy in Belgrade.

Police officers, who will be engaged as official escorts in joint return operations of citizens of the Republic of Serbia from EU countries, are presented organization, mandate and activities of the NPM, with particular reference to the NPM's competence to supervise the procedure of forced removal of foreigners. Also, the NPM presented monitoring of the readmission and forced return which were done so far, as well as the aspects to which monitors pays attention during monitoring.