The panellists will focus on the principles and objectives of an IBM strategy for the Member States and for Frontex.
As a reminder, two main points:
- The European Border and Coast Guard shall implement European IBM as a shared responsibility of Frontex and of the national authorities responsible for border management.
- The components of an European IBM are the following : border control, SAR, risks analysis, cooperation between MS, interagency cooperation, cooperation with Third Countries, technical and operational measures related to border control and designed to address illegal immigration and counter cross-border crime, return, state-of-the-art technology and large-scale IT systems, quality control mechanism, solidarity mechanism (ISF)
The panel will reflect on what should be the approach for the preparation and possible content of a technical and operational strategy for European IBM to be established by Frontex.They will discuss key elements of the European IBM Strategy taking into account that the National Authorities responsible for Border Management shall establish their national IBM Strategies in line with the technical and operational strategy for European IBM.