Tashkent hosts a workshop on interaction of state agencies involved in border control. Representatives of the State Border Guard Committee of the National Security Service, State Customs Committee, Ministry of Interior, State Inspection for Quarantine Plant under the Cabinet of Ministers, State Veterinary Committee, Department of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan discuss the issues of cooperation on border check points and assess international experience in this direction. The workshop is being facilitated by the programme experts of Border Management in Central Asia Programme, funded by the European Union.
Taking into the account that interagency cooperation and timely exchange of information at intra-, interagency and international levels are one of main constituents of effective implementation of Integrated Border Management, the workshop will be mainly focused on information exchange, analysing and structuring the data, information flows management within an agency and between the agencies and countries. Based on Latvia experience, an advanced example of effective cooperation between the agencies and States will be introduced to participants.
The Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA) launched its activities in 2003 to strengthen partnership between the Central Asian governments in the area of border management. The EU allocated more than EUR 40 mln to BOMCA for 2003-2018, while almost EUR 5 mln were assigned for implementation of the 9th phase of the Programme for 2015-2018.
For more information on the event and the activity of BOMCA Programme, please visit www.bomca-eu.org, or contact Ms. Zulfiya Sibagatulina, BOMCA National Coordinator for Uzbekistan at email@example.com