04. Sea/Land Border Security and Refugees/Arms/Dual-Use Goods Control

Sea/Land Border Security and Refugees/Arms/Dual-Use Goods Control

Iteration: 9 - 20 Mar 2020

e-Prime code : GR 73.5




To familiarize Officers, NCOs and Civilians with all aspects of Border Control status, including fight against terrorism, human trafficking, conventional weapons and dual-use goods smuggling across the borders, in order to be capable in establishing, organizing, manning, equipping and training Border Control Units.


Learning Topics

- Introduction to International Organizations (IOs) working on Borders Management (OSCE-FRONTEX Structure, Cur- rent & Future Operations on Border Security).

- IOs-NGOs related with Refugees Handling (UNHCR, MSF, DRC).

- Cultural Awareness (overview).

- Legal framework (Human / Refugee Rights, Rules of En- gagement & Use of Force).

- Border Control Unit (BCU) Organization (Duties, Manning, Equipment & Responsibilities).

- Border Checks & Controls (Operations & Techniques). Cyber/Financial Crime Activities.

- Risk management.

- Field Training on Border Control and Coast Guard activities

  & procedures.


Student Criteria

- OR-3 up to OF-5

- Civilians with relevant work/profession.



- Up to 35 participants (20 slots are available to international students).

   Allocations will be on a “ first comes – first served ” basis.

- Domestic (inland) transportation support (from Thessaloniki airport to the MPSOTC)

   will be provided by MPSOTC.

-  Accommodation, food and drink expenses are to be paid by the participants

   (NATO countries).

- There will be no charge for lodging and messing for some PfP, MeD and other 

   countries,according to bilateral arrangements.

- Duration: 2 Weeks.

- Course fee: 130 € per week.

- Dress: Service and battle uniform.