Donato Colucci is the “Regional Immigration and Border Management (IBM) Specialist” at the IOM Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, based in Bangkok, Thailand.
He provides to IOM offices and Governmental counterparts expertise, planning and guidance in the development, coordination, and implementation of capacity building
initiatives, in particular on border and migration management, including Integrated Border Management and data collection and analysis.
He assists IOM Country Offices and Governmental counterparts in developing, implementing and monitoring IOM's capacity building strategies as well as training
initiatives at national as well at regional level, undertaking, when requested, technical field assessments.
With the IOM IT-Expert, he provides technical support for assessing, budgeting, installing and training on Border Management Information System (BMIS) and trains on various IBM topics including passport examination procedures.
Prior he was Project Manager of two CBMM programs in Africa before being appointed as “Migration Management Specialist” at the African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), in Moshi (Tanzania), IOM’s center of excellence for capacity building.
With the United Nation he was Police Commander of the international airport of Pristine, seconded from the Italian Police Department (Polizia di Stato) to the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). In Italy, he is a Police Officer from the Central Directorate of Immigration and Border Police of the Italian Ministry of Interior, currently on special leave for serving IOM as
an expert on migration management issues. Mr. Colucci completed cum laude a Master of Art Degree in “Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Science” (Italy -Rome) and a Bachelor degree in “Political Science and International Relations” (Italy – Rome).
Mr. Colucci can provide support in English, French, Spanish and Italian (mother tongue).