Migration and Home Affairs

European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Z
AT/DE/LU: Europäische Agentur für die operative Zusammenarbeit an den Außengrenzen
BG: Европейска агенция за управление на оперативното сътрудничество по външните граници на държавите членки на ЕС
CS: Evropská agentura pro řízení operativní spolupráce na vnějších hranicích členských států Evropské unie
EE: Euroopa Liidu liikmesriikide välispiiril tehtava operatiivkoostöö juhtimise Euroopa agentuur
ES: Agencia Europea para la Gestión de la Cooperación Operativa en las Fronteras Exteriores de los Estados Miembros de la Unión Europea
FI:  Euroopan unionin rajaturvallisuusvirasto (Euroopan unionin jäsenvaltioiden operatiivisesta ulkorajayhteistyöstä huolehtiva virasto)
FR/BE/LU: Agence européenne pour la gestion de la coopération opérationnelle aux frontières extérieures des États membres de l`Union européenne
GR: Ευρωπαϊκός Οργανισμός για τη Διαχείριση της Επιχειρησιακής Συνεργασίας στα Εξωτερικά Σύνορα
HU:  ( az Európai Unió Tagállamai Külső Határain Való Operatív Együttműködési Igazgatásért Felelős Európai Ügynökség)
IE: an Ghníomhaireacht Eorpach chun Comhar Oibríochtúil a Bhainistiú ag Teorainneacha Seachtracha Bhallstáit an Aontais Eorpaigh
IT: Agenzia Europea per la Gestione della Cooperazione Operativa delle Froniere Esterne dei Paesi membri dell'Unione Europea
LT: Europos operatyvaus bendradarbiavimo prie ES valstybių narių išorės sienų valdymo agentūra
LV: Eiropas Aģentūra operatīvās sadarbības vadībai pie Eiropas Savienības dalībvalstu ārējām robežām
MT: Aġenzija Ewropea għall-Ġestjoni tal- Koperazzjoni Operazzjonali mal-Fruntieri Esterni tal-Istati Membri tal-Unjoni Ewropea
NL/BE: FRONTEX
NO: Det europeiske grensekontrollbyrået
PL: Europejska Agencja Zarządzania Współpracą Operacyjną na Zewnętrznych Granicach Państw Członkowskich
PT:  Agência Europeia de Gestão da Cooperação Operacional nas Fronteiras Externas da União Europeia
RO: Agenţia Europeană pentru Managementul Cooperării Operaţionale la Frontierele Externe ale Statelor Membre ale Uniunii Europene
SE: Europeiska byrån för förvaltningen av det operativa samarbetet vid Europeiska unionens medlemsstaters yttre gränser
SI: Evropska agencija za upravljanje operativnega sodelovanja na zunanjih mejah DČ EU
SK: Európska agentúra pre riadenie operačnej spolupráce na vonkajších hraniciach členských štátov Európske únie / FRONTEX

A European Union agency tasked to coordinate the operational cooperation between Member States in the field of border security.


Synonym(s): FRONTEX

Related Term: Rapid Border Intervention Team, European Asylum Support Office, European Migration Network, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights , Centre for Information, Discussion and Exchange on the Crossing of Frontiers and Immigration , European Border Surveillance System , Immigration Liaison Officer , Information and Coordination Network for Member States' Migration Management Services

Note:
1. Frontex promotes, coordinates and develops European border management in line with the EU fundamental rights charter applying the concept of Integrated Border Management.
2. Its tasks, in accordance with Article 2 of Council Regulation 2007/2004, include assisting Member States on training of national border guards and the establishment of common training standards (Art. 2(b)); carrying out risk analysis (Art. 2(c)); following up the development of research relevant for the control and surveillance of external borders (Art. 2(d)); assistance to Member States in circumstances requiring increased technical and operational assistance at external borders (Art. 2(e)); and providing Member States with the necessary support in organising joint return operations.
3. Frontex also works closely with the border-control authorities of non-EU/Schengen countries — mainly those countries identified as a source or transit route of irregular migration — in line with general EU external relations policy.
4. For further information, see website of FRONTEX.

Source:Art. 2 of Regulation (EC) 2007/2004 (FRONTEX Regulation)