The course was organized by the Border Security and Management Unit of the OSCE Transnational Threats Department, in co-operation with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia and the support of the OSCE Mission to Skopje.
An OSCE train-the-trainers course on detecting forged travel documents and imposters concluded on 15 November 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia.
The training was held on the premises of the Police Academy in Idrizovo and was conducted by document experts of the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior.
During this course, 12 experienced border officers acquired in-depth knowledge on document security and learned innovative teaching methods and techniques to train their colleagues in detecting forged travel documents and imposters.
Participants had the opportunity to prepare and deliver teaching modules, as well as practice effective verbal and non-verbal communication techniques.
This two-week train-the trainers event is the last of the three courses conducted throughout this year in the Republic of North Macedonia. It is part of a training series on the detection of forged travel documents organized by the OSCE Border Security and Management Unit in different countries since 2015.