Frontex European Document Fraud Risk Analysis Network, Tallinn - EU monitor

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Monday, March 25, 2019
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Talinn, Het presidentieel paleis van Kadrior
date September 21, 2017 09:00 - 18:00
city Tallinn, Estonia
location Original Sokos Hotel Viru, Viru všljak 4, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia Show location
organisation European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX)†i

The European Document Fraud Risk Analysis Network (EDF-RAN) was established in 2007 by the initiative of Frontex risk analysis unit.

The European Document Fraud Risk Analysis Network is a sub-network of the Frontex Risk Analysis Network (FRAN) that enables member statesí document fraud experts to engage in structured and regular information exchange and to work collaboratively. EDF provides the framework for sharing knowledge on travel document fraud and compiling materials for educational purposes on document fraud. EDF meetings take place quarterly.


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European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX)

The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (FRONTEX)

  • coordinates operational cooperation between Member States in the field of management of external borders; assists Member States in the training of national border guards, including the establishment of common training standards;
  • carries out risk analyses; follows up the development of research relevant for the control and surveillance of external borders; assists Member States in circumstances requiring increased technical and operational assistance at external borders;
  • provides Member States with the necessary support in organising joint return operations. FRONTEX was established in 2005.

FRONTEX liaises closely with other Community and EU partners responsible for the security of the external borders, such as EUROPOL, CEPOL, OLAF, the customs cooperation and the cooperation on phyto-sanitary and veterinary controls, in order to promote overall coherency.

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