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Hermes Operation Extended


Warsaw, 23 March 2011 — Due to the notable increase in migratory pressure on Italy and the island of Lampedusa in particular, Frontex has widened the operational area of Joint Operation Hermes and extended its duration for five more months, with the aim of strengthening Europe’s border control response capability in the Central Mediterranean.  “In close cooperation with the Italian authorities, we have decided to run Joint Operation Hermes until the end of August 2011, and to extend the ...

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Hermes 2011 running


Warsaw, February 21 - Following a formal request for help from the Italian Ministry of Interior, received on February 15, Frontex and Italy have started a Joint Operation in the central Mediterranean area on Sunday 20 February. Joint Operation Hermes 2011, originally planned to commence in June, was brought forward and started on February 20 with a provisional end-date of March 31 as an initial phase with a possible extension if needed. The Operational Plan was prepared on the basis of a ...

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Call for expression of interest from industry/researchers


Call for expression of interest from industry/researchers to showcase innovative technology in the area of passenger screening and interviewing at a Workshop on Improving Decisions at Border Checks with Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Sensor Technology, Warsaw, 20-22 September 2011 On 20-22 September Frontex will hold a workshop on innovative methods and technology for detection of suspicious behavior during passengers’ screening and interviewing in the first line of border ...

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Three-day long coast guard exercise takes place in Troia, Portugal


Representatives from 20 European countries with sea borders joined Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, along with officials from the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA), and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Portugal to move forward with the cooperation on European coast guard functions. During the three-day Coastex2017 Coast Guard exercise hosted by the Portuguese presidency of the European Coast Guard Functions Forum, vessels, helicopters, airplanes and 90 ...

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Recent interviews of the Frontex Executive Director


Recently, Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri spoke with Reuters and RTL about the current situation at the EU's external borders. 20 November 2021: Welt Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri spoke with Welt regarding the situation at the EU’s Eastern border. Full interview is available here19 November 2021: Le Figaro  Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri spoke with le Figaro the current crisis at the EU border with Belarus. Full interview is available here12 November 2021: Reuters Executive ...

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Frontex helps train Libyan Coast Guard


This week, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, is conducting training for 62 Libyan Coast Guard and Navy officers aboard San Giorgio, a vessel taking part in the EU Naval Force – Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) Operation Sophia.With the training programme, Frontex is contributing to increasing the border control capacities of the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy.Frontex is training the Libyan officers on law enforcement at sea. The topics covered by nine Frontex trainers include ...

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GRANT NUMBER: 101021812 DURATION: 1 May 2021 – 30 April 2025 LINKS: CORDIS, PROJECT WEBSITE, LINKEDIN, TWITTER FOCUS AREA: detection of illegal/hazardous goods, cargo inspection The purpose of the project is to develop and validate a new high-technology CRT (Cosmic-ray tomography) scanner for border guard, customs and other Law Enforcement Agencies, that enables safe and fast screening, detection and identification of hazardous, illegal and contraband goods as well as hidden persons in up to ...

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Frontex ready to implement European Council conclusions - Executive Director


Frontex is looking forward to implement the conclusions of the European Council to be held this afternoon in Brussels and has already started preparing the implementation of the Home Affairs/Foreign Affairs Council held in Luxemburg on Monday, 20 April, Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri said.“My proposal is to increase as an immediate step air surveillance in the Mediterranean Sea south of Italy and Malta in addition to the vessels currently deployed, which is aimed at enhancing search ...

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Forced Return Escort and Support Officers


“My name is Victor. I have been part of the standing corps since January, but I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of returns.I support Italian authorities at Rome’s Fiumicino airport with return-related matters as a Forced Return Escort and Support Officer.I often work with returnees from sub-Saharan Africa. I talk to them, provide them with information about the return procedure and try to calm them down to make the process go smoothly. It takes empathy and experience, but ...

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Working Arrangement with the fYR of Macedonia Concluded


Ths Working Arrangement between Frontex and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia entered into force on 20 January 2009. This is yet another working arrangement signed by the Agency with a neighbouring country. Close cooperation with third countries is one of the core elements of the EU Integrated Border Management that is being implemented by the Agency. Cooperation between Frontex and the MIA will be developed gradually from information exchange ...

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