Migration and Home Affairs

Smart Borders Package

A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W X

Definition(s)

A set of measures consisting of an Entry/Exit System (EES) and modifications to the Schengen Borders Code in addition to existing border management systems aimed to improve the management of the external borders of the Schengen Member States, to fight against irregular migration and to provide information on overstayers, as well as to facilitate border crossings for pre-vetted frequent non-EU travellers.

Source(s)

Translations

  • BG: Пакет интелигентни граници
  • CS: Soubor opatření týkající se inteligentních hranic
  • DE: Maßnahmenpaket Intelligente Grenzen / Paket Intelligente Grenzen
  • EL: Δέσµη µέτρων για τα Ευφυή Σύνορα / έξυπνη διαχείριση συνόρων
  • EN: Smart Borders Package
  • ES: paquete de fronteras inteligentes
  • ET: arukate piiride pakett
  • FI: Älykkäät rajat-paketti
  • FR: paquet de mesures frontières intelligentes
  • GA: an Pacáiste Teorainneacha Cliste
  • HU: Intelligens határok csomag
  • IT: pacchetto Frontiere intelligenti
  • LT: Pažangaus sienų valdymo dokumentų rinkinys
  • LV: viedrobežu tiesību aktu kopums
  • MT: Pakkett għal Fruntieri Intelliġenti
  • NL: Slimme Grenzen pakket
  • PL: Pakiet Inteligentne granice
  • PT: Pacote Fronteiras Inteligentes
  • SK: balík predpisov o inteligentných hraniciach / balík inteligentných hraníc
  • SL: Paket o pametnih mejah
  • SV: Smart gränsförvaltning / Smarta gränser
  • NO: Pakke med tiltak for effektiv grensekontroll

Synonym(s)

  • Smart Borders
  • Stronger and Smarter Information Systems for Borders and Security

Narrower Term(s)

  • Entry/Exist System (EES)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

1. The Smart Borders Package was proposed by the European Commission in February 2013. It follows the European Commission Communication of February 2008 suggesting the establishment of an Entry/Exit System (EES) and a Registered Traveller Programme (RTP).
2. The revised legislative proposal of 6 April 2016, COM(2016) 194 final, includes the proposed Entry/Exit System (EES), as adopted with Regulation (EU) 2017/2226 (Regulation establishing an Entry/Exit System (EES) and a proposal for necessary modifications to the Schengen Borders Code, COM(2016) 196 final . The Registered Traveller Programme (RTP) proposal was dropped from the package.
3. The package supplements existing systems such as the Schengen Information System (SIS), the Visa Information System (VIS) , Eurodac and Europol amongst others.