EUBAM Libya

Mission description

Director General Antti Juhani HARTIKAINENDirector General Antti Juhani HARTIKAINEN

EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Libya

On 22 May 2013, the Council of the European Union gave the green light for EUBAM Libya, a civilian Mission under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), to support the Libyan authorities in improving and developing the security of the country’s borders.

This civilian Mission responds to an invitation by Libya and is part of the EU's comprehensive approach, which  supports the Libyan post-conflict reconstruction. EUBAM Libya's initial mandate is for two years; its headquarters is in Tripoli although its work benefits all the country's borders.

Mrl Antti Juhani HARTIKAINEN pdf - 99 KB [99 KB] hab been appointed as Head of the European Union Integrated Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) for the period from 22 May 2013 until 21 May 2014.

The annual budget of the Mission is around €30 million. When operating at full capacity, the Mission will have just over 110 international staff.

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Recent press releases and speeches

  • 23/06/2014
    83 63679 1 3rd EUBAM – Ra’s Ajdir meeting 3rd EUBAM – Ra’s Ajdir meeting

    Ra’s Ajdir is one of EUBAM’s most important Pilot Projects. Following inaugural meetings back in March 2014, local authorities in charge of the BCP and EUBAM Libya experts agreed to work hand in hand with a view to advance the projects due to give the Ra’s Ajdir BCP a profound “facial uplift”.

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    06/23/2014 00:00:00 06/23/2014 00:00:00 06/23/2014 00:00:00 nulldate 2014062300 090126248c2c888f N 090126248c3e25c2 /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_en.htm 5755 xml Y /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_en.htm 1 /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_en.htm /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    3rd EUBAM – Ra’s Ajdir meeting
  • 23/06/2014
    82 63679 1 EUBAM Libya attends Drug Abuse Day Seminar at Libyan Customs and is being thanked EUBAM Libya attends Drug Abuse Day Seminar at Libyan Customs and is being thanked

    EUBAM LIBYA attended a seminar last 23 June 2014 at the Libyan Customs in the beautiful Kasser al Hana venue. High-profile personalities took to the floor, amongst them the Head of the GNC and armed forces Nuri Abusahmin, the Minister of Finance Dr Kilani and the Head of Customs Mustafa al Turjman.

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    06/23/2014 00:00:00 06/23/2014 00:00:00 06/23/2014 00:00:00 nulldate 2014062300 090126248c2cc75f N 090126248c2edfd6 /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_1_en.htm 4585 xml Y /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_1_en.htm 1 /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_1_en.htm /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140623_1_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    EUBAM Libya attends Drug Abuse Day Seminar at Libyan Customs and is being thanked
  • 19/06/2014
    80 63679 1 Misrata visit Misrata visit

    EUBAM LIBYA went to Misrata on the 17 till 19 of June 2014.

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    06/19/2014 00:00:00 06/19/2014 00:00:00 06/19/2014 00:00:00 nulldate 2014061900 090126248c2cd2b2 N 090126248c3767ee /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140619_en.htm 6356 xml Y /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140619_en.htm 1 /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140619_en.htm /csdp/missions-and-operations/eubam-libya/news/20140619_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Misrata visit

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