EU Support to Border Management - Phase 2

Project Duration: 
29 April 2017 – 28 December 2018
Project Partners: 
Border Police Directorate, Ministry of Interior, Republic of Serbia
European Union

Introduction: The EU provides assistance to Republic of Serbia and Serbian Ministry of Interior to improve its border and migration management capabilities at the border with Bulgaria. It is funded by the EU with EUR 3 million and implemented by UN agency for Migration – International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Project objectives: The aim is to support Serbian border and migration management capabilities. This includes improved border surveillance and the combating and prevention of migrant smuggling, human trafficking and cross-border crime, in full respect of the rule of law and fundamental rights.

Planned activities in Serbia:

  • Transfer of knowledge and experience of between Serbian and the EU border police officers (including officers from Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Slovakia)
  • Improving technical capacities of Serbian Border Police through the procurement of specialized border surveillance equipment.

Project Status: 
European Union Support to Migration Management in the Republic of Serbia
IOM Publications: 
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