Border Management Programme organised a study visit to EU countries on effective implementation of the principles of integrated management at the state borders

  • Thematic Component: 1. Institutional Development of Border Control Agencies
  • Country: Kyrgyzstan

From June 24 to 28, the EU-funded Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA 10) organised a study visit to Lithuania and Poland for the management of the Border Guard Service of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan. This programme activity was organized for the leading specialists of the Headquarters of the Border Guard Service, responsible for the planning and invention of the required elements for the national integrated management system.

The study visit was aimed at familiarizing participants with the EU principles in implementing the integrated state border management strategy, in the field of border security and to support the competent Kyrgyz authorities in developing a new Strategy for Integrated Border Security Management (hereafter referred to as the IBM Strategy) and its Implementation Plan for 2025-2030.

During the visit, a range of issues was discussed related to the implementation of the EU 4-tier approach to border security, such as the role of each state institution, establishment of appropriate legal mechanisms, three level cooperation mechanism, risk analysis, infrastructure and equipment.

This activity was organised in the framework of the Programme’s Component 1, «Institutional Development of Border Control Agencies».