• Contents
  • List of abbreviations
  • Glossary on Integrated Border Management
  • Introduction
  • PART I . The concept of integrated border management
  • I. 1. A variety of actors: a common goal
  • I. 2. The European Union and integrated border management in the Western Balkans
  • I. 3. The three pillars of the integrated border management concept
  • I.3.1. Intra-service cooperation
  • I.3.2. Inter-agency cooperation
  • I.3.3. International cooperation
  • PART II . Main agencies in the field of integrated border management
  • II. 1. Border guards
  • II. 2. Customs
  • II. 3. Phytosanitary inspection
  • II. 4. Veterinary inspection
  • II. 5. Other actors
  • PART III . The concept of integrated border management: cooperation and coordination in practice
  • III. 1. Intra-service cooperation
  • III.1.1. Legal and regulatory framework
  • III. 1. 1. 1 Border guards
  • III. 1. 1. 2 Customs
  • III. 1. 1. 3 Phytosanitary inspection
  • III. 1. 1. 4 Veterinary inspection
  • III.1.2. Institutional framework
  • III. 1. 2. 1 Overall border and inland control policy and strategy
  • III. 1. 2. 2 Border control operational instructions
  • III. 1. 2. 3 Operational plans
  • III. 1. 2. 4 Mobile units
  • III. 1. 2. 5 Border guards
  • III. 1. 2. 6 Customs
  • III. 1. 2. 7 Phytosanitary inspection
  • III. 1. 2. 8 Veterinary inspection
  • III.1.3. Procedures
  • III. 1. 3. 1 Border guards
  • III. 1. 3. 2 Customs
  • III. 1. 3. 3 Phytosanitary inspection
  • III. 1. 3. 4 Veterinary inspection
  • III.1.4. Human resources and training
  • III. 1. 4. 1 Border guards
  • III. 1. 4. 2 Customs
  • III. 1. 4. 3 Phytosanitary and veterinary inspection
  • III.1.5. Communication and information exchange
  • III. 1. 5. 1 Central analysis unit
  • III. 1. 5. 2 Border guards
  • III. 1. 5. 3 Customs
  • III. 1. 5. 4 Phytosanitary inspection
  • III. 1. 5. 5 Veterinary inspection
  • III.1.6. Infrastructure and equipment
  • III. 2. Inter-agency cooperation
  • III.2.1. Legal and regulatory framework
  • III. 2. 1. 1