Annual Conference on EU Border Management 2019

Date: 26 to 27-09-2019

Location: Trier

Languages: English

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA)


Objective This conference will debate the latest developments and challenges in the EU’s internal and external border management. It will analyse the latest proposals and reforms on the functioning and operation of EU border management systems, as well the planned enhancements of Frontex’ role and responsibilities through a revision of the Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard, with a focus on cooperation with third countries. A visit to the village of Schengen and its European Museum Schengen will form part of the conference. Key topics - Latest news on legislative files to strengthen border management systems and their interoperability and practical implementation by eu-LISA. - EU databases for border management and their evolution: EES, ETIAS, PNR, ECRIS-TCN, SIS, VIS, EURODAC and a focus on land and sea borders - Frontex: revision of the Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard, latest migratory trends and routes, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments, joint border operations, EUROSUR, integrated border management and hotspots - Cooperation with third countries: technical and operational assistance, return operations, the perspectives of a third country (Albania), EUNAVOR MED Operation Sophia and assistance given to the Libyan Coastguard and Navy