Integrated Border Management at Bagratashen-Sadakhlo
The Integrated Border Management at Bagratashen-Sadakhlo, implemented under the European Union Eastern Partnership Flagship, is part of the European Union’s assistance to the South Caucasus countries in introducing the principles of Integrated Border Management.
The initiative was funded by the European Union and Government of Georgia and implemeted by the United Nations Development Programm (UNDP).
What We Do
The project assisted the governments of Armenia and Georgia to reduce barriers for trade, transit and movement of people across the Bagratashen-Sadakhlo Border Crossing Point, tackle smuggling and trafficking, increase professionalism of border and customs officers, and promote cooperation between border management agencies of the two countries.
- A number of strategic documents, legislative acts and international agreements developed and endorsed, including for the Border Management Strategy of Georgia for 2014-2018.
- The IBM benchmarks of the Visa Liberalisation Action Plan with the European Union successfully completed.
- The Bagratashen-Sadakhlo Border Crossing Point fully equipped with the modern border management equipment.
- More than 1,000 border and customs officers trained.
Who finances it
|European Union||US$ 1,929,416|
|Government of Georgia||US$ 385,054|
|2014||US$ 391 273.96|
- Start date:
- December 2013
- End date:
- December 2015
- Geographical coverage:
- Georgia, Armenia
- Border management agencies of Armenia and Georgia
- Euro 4.3 million
- Funded by:
- European Union