Delegation of the European Union to the
UN and other international organisations in Geneva

Enhanced Capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon

05/03/2020 - 14:16
Multisector

This project aims to enhance capabilities of the Integrated Border Management (IBM) and related fields of operation in Lebanon.

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Budget: € 19.3 million
Location: Lebanon
Date of project: October 2012 – November 2023
Implementing Partner: International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

The European Union is committed to helping Lebanon in its fight against terrorism and serious cross-border crimes by strengthening the resilience of its security institutions and increasing the effectiveness of their action.

To this end, it provides relevant Lebanese agencies with the support needed in effectively and comprehensively managing the country’s borders, especially amidst the immediate and medium term threats stemming from the regional crises.

It also seeks to help them manage any additional influx of refugees or any other border related issues, by improving Lebanon’s capacities to deal with borders through Integrated Border Management (IBM).

 

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  • Enhance capabilities of the Integrated Border Management (IBM) and related fields of operation in Lebanon to fulfil their functions in a coordinated and accountable manner
  • Increase the effectiveness of border management in line with democratic norms and social equity, as well as the credibility of their actions in the eyes of citizens

 

 

  • General Directorate of the General Security (GDGS)
  • Lebanese Customs Administration (LCA)
  • Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
  • Internal Security Forces (ISF)
  • Directorate General for Civil Defence (CD)

 

 

  • IBM action planning
  • Strengthening of operational systems and processes for IBM implementation
  • Development of agency systems for continuous enhancement of operational and delivery capacity
  • Systems for the establishment and maintenance of professional standards in IBM
  • Support to the implementation of the Border Management System (BMS)

 

 

  • Enhanced capability for Integrated Border Management in Lebanon
  • Development of Lebanon’s IBM action planning capacities through the implementation of the IBM strategy
  • Strengthening of Lebanon’s operational systems and processes for IBM implementation
  • Development of Lebanon’s agency systems for continuous enhancement of operational and delivery capacity
  • Development of Lebanon’s systems for the establishment and maintenance of professional standards in IBM
  • Support in achieving the implementation of Lebanon’s “Border Management System”

 

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