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Evaluation of the activity of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2018

Evaluation of the activity of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2018

In 2018, the Romanian Border Police pursued the fulfillment of the attributions provided by the national legislation in force, both in terms of optimizing border surveillance and control, as well as in the effective fight against cross-border crime . ...

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Several ministers of interior visited the Operational Center of Border Police

Several ministers of interior visited the Operational Center of Border Police

In the context of the informal reunion of the Justice and Home Affairs Council which took place in Bucharest, the Ministry of Internal Affairs organized on Friday, 8 February 2019, a visit of the foreign delegations to the Command and Control Center within the General Inspectorate of Border Police. ...

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The Romanian Border Police handed Ukraine the chairmanship of the Black Sea Cooperation Forum

The Romanian Border Police handed Ukraine the chairmanship of the Black Sea Cooperation Forum

In the period 06-07.11.2018, the 19th Annual Meeting of the Border Police Chiefs / Coast Guard Chiefs of Black Sea Border Countries took place in Odessa - Ukraine, within the Black Sea Cooperation Forum. ...

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Development of National Passenger Information Unit

Development of National Passenger Information Unit

On 19 September 2018, at the HQ of the General Inspectorate of Border Police took place the opening conference of the project “Development of National Passenger Information Unit (UNIP)”, a project financed from the Internal Security Fund – component for police cooperation. Representatives of Passenger Information Units from the member states and Europol were invited, as well as representatives of national competent authorities, as direct beneficiaries of passenger name record (PNR). Through this project, GIBP – NPIU proposes for the optimization of IT solution, creatio ...

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Analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in 2017

Analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in 2017

In 2017, the Romanian Border Police pursued the fulfillment of duties granted by law in force, as regards the optimization of border surveillance and control and the efficient countering of cross-border crime. ...

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Ambassadors and high-ranking officials from 20 EU Member States visiting the Romanian Border Police

Ambassadors and high-ranking officials from 20 EU Member States visiting the Romanian Border Police

Today, 14.11.2017, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police took place the visit of a delegation of Ambassadors and high-ranking officials of the European Union and the Permanent Representation of the European Commission in Romania. The delegation was welcomed by the state secretary for the Relation with the Parliament and International Relations, Mr. Daniel Robert Marin and the general inspector of Romanian Border Police, police general quaestor Ioan Buda, and on this occasion the Command and Control Center of GIBP was presented, as well as the duties and activities ...

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Measures to ease the traffic in the border crossing points

Measures to ease the traffic in the border crossing points

Bearing in mind that during this week-end many Romanian citizens outside the borders came back to Romania in order to spend their holidays together with the families, as well as the great number of Romanian citizens choose to spend their holidays outside the Romanian borders, an increase of the traffic in the border crossing points, especially in the west and south of the country was recorded. During this period, more than 4.000 border guards carry out, on a daily basis, surveillance and control activities of the state border. ...

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Official meeting between the heads of Border Police from Romania and Republic of Moldova

Official meeting between the heads of Border Police from Romania and Republic of Moldova

During 27-28.07.2017, a delegation of the General Inspectorate of Border Police within the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Republic of Moldova, led by chief commissioner Fredolin LECARI carried out an official visit in Iași, where it was welcomed by police general quaestor Ioan BUDA, the general inspector of the General Inspectorate of Romanian Border Police. ...

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The Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional establishment

The Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional establishment

Today, July 24, the Romanian Border Police celebrates 153 years of institutional development, and at the HQ of the General Inspectorate of Border Police the award of BORDER GUARD OF 2017 was granted and also the employees within the operational structures with outstanding results in the professional activity were rewarded. ...

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The analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in the first semester of 2017

The analysis of the Romanian Border Police activity in the first semester of 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, the Romanian Border Police followed to fulfill the duties granted by the national law, both as regards the optimization of border surveillance and control and the efficient countering of cross-border crime. During this period, it was necessary to gather all efforts for an efficient management of illegal migration phenomenon at the Romanian borders and of cross-border crime in the territorial competence area of the Border Police, through the implementation, in a unitary manner, of the specific measures of prevention and countering, the coordination – within th ...

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Recommendations for border crossing during holidays

Recommendations for border crossing during holidays

Bearing in mind that in August many Romanian citizens situated abroad come back in Romania in order to spend their holidays together with the family, as well as the large number of Romanian citizens who chose to spend their holidays abroad, an increase of the traffic in the border crossing points, especially in the West and South of the country is expected during the next period. Since the beginning of the summer season, the Romanian Border Police management disposed a series of measures for the territorial structures through which they adapt their missions, human resources and materials accor ...

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Cigarette smuggling, a phenomenon under the attention of the Romanian Border Police

Cigarette smuggling, a phenomenon under the attention of the Romanian Border Police

The trafficking with smuggled cigarettes and other consumer / excisable goods is one of the main actions of crime at the Romanian borders, a phenomenon which has spread at the level of entire country, as it results from the analysis of the cross-border crime phenomena recorded at the border between Romania and neighbouring countries. ...

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27 children and 52 adults, rescued by the  Romanian Border Police in Frontex - POSEIDON SEA operations

27 children and 52 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Police in Frontex - POSEIDON SEA operations

7 children and 52 adults, rescued by the Romanian Border Police in Frontex - POSEIDON SEA operations. ...

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387 children and 294 women rescued in FRONTEX operations by the Romanian Border Police, in 2016

387 children and 294 women rescued in FRONTEX operations by the Romanian Border Police, in 2016

In 2016, Border Officers on board of Romanian vessels had a significant contribution during Frontex Operations in the waters of Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, saving 1.800 people in distress, among whom 387 children and 294 women. ...

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Joint actions in order to ensure public order and to increase the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania

Joint actions in order to ensure public order and to increase the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania

Since last night, having in mind the increase of the safety degree at the South-West border of Romania, the border guards within the Territorial Inspectorate of Border Police Timişoara act jointly with the employees within the County Inspectorate of Gendarmerie Timiş, the Mobile Group of Gendarmerie Timiş, the County Inspectorates of Police in Timiş, Caraş-Severin and Mehedinţi, as well as with the General Inspectorate of Aviation, based on a joint plan for maintaining, ensuring public order and increasing the safety degree of the citizen, approved by minister Petre Tobă. ...

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Romanian vessels continue rescue actions in the Aegean Sea. 86 People in danger of drowning Rescued and turned over to the Greek authorities

Romanian vessels continue rescue actions in the Aegean Sea. 86 People in danger of drowning Rescued and turned over to the Greek authorities

This week, the Romanian Border police vessels, stationed in Greece, during the Maritime Joint Operation “Poseidon Rapid Intervention „coordinated by the Frontex Agency, have rescued, during a mission carried out in the Aegean Sea, 86 people in inflatable , overcrowded rafts in danger of sinking. ...

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In 2016, the ships of the Romanian Border Police rescued more than 1.700 persons in danger of drowning on the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas

In 2016, the ships of the Romanian Border Police rescued more than 1.700 persons in danger of drowning on the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas

The Romanian Border Police continues the support provided in the international operations aiming at the surveillance of the EU external borders and which are coordinated by FRONTEX European Agency through the deployment of the maritime ship “Ştefan cel Mare” within the Coast Guard together with the crew onboard in the Joint Maritime Operation “Poseidon Rapid Intervention” which is developing at the external borders of Greece. Within the same operation, the Border Police participated, for two months, with the ship of the Coast Guard MAI 1104, when more than 700 persons i ...

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26 children on board of a rubber boat in the Aegean Sea, along with 41 adults, were rescued and handed over to the Greek authorities in the port of Chios

26 children on board of a rubber boat in the Aegean Sea, along with 41 adults, were rescued and handed over to the Greek authorities in the port of Chios

The border policemen aboard the MAI 1104 ship of the Coast Guard, in Joint Maritime Operation "Poseidon Rapid Intervention" in Greece, coordinated by FRONTEX, rescued 67 people, including 26 children, who were on a small rubber boat, in the Aegean Sea. ...

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Approximately 100 people rescued in the Aegean Sea by border policemen during Frontex mission in Greece

Approximately 100 people rescued in the Aegean Sea by border policemen during Frontex mission in Greece

The border policemen aboard the MAI 1104 ship of the Coast Guard , stationed in Greece, have successfully carried out two more rescue missions of 97 migrants which were in danger of drowning in the international waters of the Aegean Sea, during the Maritime Joint Operation “Poseidon Rapid Intervention”. ...

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Cooperation in the field of countering illegal migration between the border authorities in Romania, Hungary and Republic of Moldova

Cooperation in the field of countering illegal migration between the border authorities in Romania, Hungary and Republic of Moldova

Today, at the HQ of the General Inspectorate of Border Police took place a conference within the project "Cooperation in the field of countering illegal migration and protection of Human Rights", financed by the Kingdom of Norway through the Norwegian Financial Mechanism, where the border authorities in Romania, Hungary and Republic of Moldova and representatives of civil society participated in. On 27 October 2015, at the HQ of the General Inspectorate of Border Police took place ...

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Competition for filling in the vacant positions of deputy head of Territorial Inspectorates and deputy directors of the Coast Guard

Competition for filling in the vacant positions of deputy head of Territorial Inspectorates and deputy directors of the Coast Guard

The competition for filling in the vacant positions of deputy heads of territorial inspectorate for operative matters and logistics at the Territorial Inspectorates of Border Police Iasi, Timisoara, Oradea, Sighetu Marmatiei and deputy directors of the Coast Guard for operative matters, logistics and marine matters took place today, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police. The participating officers, recruited from internal source, underwent one single selection phase, ...

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Competition for filling in the vacant positions of head of territorial inspectorate

Competition for filling in the vacant positions of head of territorial inspectorate

The competition for filling in the vacant position of head of territorial inspectorate at the Territorial Inspectorates of Border Police Iasi, Timisoara, Oradea, Sighetu Marmatiei and director of the Coast Guard took place today, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police. The participating officers, recruited from internal source, underwent one single selection phase, consisting in one interview structured on professional subjects. Following the competition the following ...

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Border policemen are prepared for the inflow of travelers at the exit from the country

Border policemen are prepared for the inflow of travelers at the exit from the country

The border policemen are prepared for the return of the Romanian and foreign citizens in the residence and origin countries, after spending the winter holidays on the territory of our country.The most transited borders will be the border with Hungary and Republic of Moldova, and for this effect the Romanian Border Police adopted the necessary measures in order to ensure a fluent control in all border crossing points. In this period, the Romanian citizens established abroad and the foreign ...

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Hundreds of vehicles stolen from abroad detected by Romanian Border Police in 2011

Hundreds of vehicles stolen from abroad detected by Romanian Border Police in 2011

   In 2011, Border Police detected 358 vehicles which were registered stolen from abroad.In comparison to the same period of last year when 287 vehicles were detected, the number of detected stolen vehicles increased by 24,7%.Furthermore, the main supplier of stolen vehicles crossing the Romanian borders is Italy followed by Germany and Hungary and the persons involved are Romanian, Bulgarian, Moldovan, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Albanian, Syrian, Turkish and ...

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The Romanian Border Police s the specialized state institution which carries out the attributions appertaining to it and referring to the surveillance and control of the crossing of the state border ... read more