Frontex offers funding to develop IBM products and tools

Joint Operation Minerva 2017. Source: Frontex.

Frontex has published a call for proposals for development of products and tools for training related to selected topics within Integrated Border Management (IBM).

The aim

The aim of the exercise is to support member states in developing training tools and products for selected topics within IBM that could help improve the knowledge, skills and competences of border and coast guards. Learning resources should facilitate harmonisation of border and coast guard education and training and foster cooperation between member states and/or third countries.

According to Frontex, groups of entities can jointly develop learning resources in accordance with the European standards in vocational and higher education and in line with the Sectoral Qualifications Framework for Border Guarding and consistent with Frontex’s Common Core Curricula.

The detail

Projects may receive up to EUR 60 000 contribution from Frontex. The deadline for submitting applications is 20 July 2018.

Documentation is available here.

An online information session about how entities can apply is scheduled for 19 June 2018 11:00 CET. Registration details here.

Source: Frontex

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