On Apr 17-19, Tashkent hosts the national workshop on strengthening of interagency cooperation on joint risk analysis of border security to be conducted within the framework of the EU-funded Border Management in Central Asia Programme (BOMCA 9).
The workshop is facilitated by the EU Experts Ms. Sandra Karklina-Admine, Director of Tax Control Department of the State Revenue Service, and Mr. Mariks Petrusins, Director of Border Guard College of the State Border Guard of the Republic of Latvia.
The main goal of the workshop is to strengthen the inter-agency cooperation and development of practical recommendations for joint risk analysis of border security for the law enforcement agencies that will include practical implementation of the concept elements on integrated border management at all departmental levels (central, regional, local). Taking the results of the joint work with beneficiaries, the EU experts will develop recommendations on joint risk analysis of border security, as well as improvement of the existing practice of risk analysis by border agencies.
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.