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10th Annual Meeting of the OSCE Border Security and Management National Focal Points (NFP) Network, Berlin, Germany

Category
Event
Date(s)
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Subject
Border security and management

Description

This meeting will be devoted to promoting cross border co-operation and confidence building to address emerging threats and challenges in the OSCE region

Summary

During the first day of the Meeting, the NFPs, joined by experts from national border security and management agencies, international and regional organizations will address:

  • emerging transnational threats and challenges and modern approaches to border security and management;
  • cross-border co-operation and confidence building mechanisms;
  • crisis management through communication with partner agencies and the public.

On the second day of the Meeting the members of the NFP Network will participate in a study visit to the German-Polish border in Swiecko where they will learn about best practices in conducting joint border operations, utilizing specialized structures and information exchange mechanisms for more efficient border security and management. They will also have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the work of Police and Customs Co-operation Centres.

In addition, the NFP Network members will have the opportunity to discuss further development of the Network and future activities and to propose initiatives to be supported by the OSCE.

Information

Added on
14 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Border Management and Security Unit
Type
Conference
Venue description

Berlin, Germany

Organizer
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Border Management and Security Unit
Participants
Experts, Government officials, OSCE staff
Keywords
border management, cross-border co-operation
Rights
OSCE