Risk analysis of border guard and law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan strengthened by EU expertise

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

From 27 to 29 September 2022, the Border Management Programme in Central Asia held national workshop in Tashkent on risk analysis for representatives of the border guard, customs and law enforcement agencies engaged in the border management of Uzbekistan.

The workshop introduced participants to the good practices of implementation of risk analysis systems in EU Member States institutional regulatory framework and reviewed implementation of the risk analysis in the national context.

During the workshop, experts from the State Border Guard College of the Republic of Latvia and the Riga Technical University reviewed the national legal framework in the field of risk analysis on border security issues and developed recommendations for the implementation of a systematic and unified approach by state agencies at the strategic, operational and tactical levels. Recommendations/a roadmap were elaborated for the introduction of a risk analysis system into the institutional regulatory framework, taking into account national specificities.

The workshops contributed to the specific objectives of the BOMCA 10 Component 1, aimed at the development and strengthening of the institutional capacities of border control agencies in Central Asian countries; and to achieve alignment with international standards and best practices in ensuring national, regional and global security. Similar workshops were implemented for Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.