“You want to create a healthy environment where border operations can be carried out”

Florin Bulgariu, recently appointed Head of Mission at EUBAM Rafah, was present when the Mission was first deployed at the Rafah Crossing Point in Gaza in November 2005. Working as a border expert, he was part of the first group of Europeans posted... more

EU Appoints Florin Bulgariu to lead EUBAM Rafah

At a meeting of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union, Florin Bulgariu was appointed Head of EUBAM Rafah, effective 1 November 2020. 
Mr. Bulgariu is a high ranking police officer (Colonel) with more than 25 years... more

Council Extends the Mandates of EU CSDP Civilian Missions for One More Year

The Council decided to extend the mandates until 30 June 2021 of three of its Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) civilian missions: the European Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya), the European Border Assistance Mission in the... more

“Counterfeit goods not only threaten the economy, but also people’s health – in particular counterfeit food and medicine”

Antonella Di Sandri, from Italy’s northeast, was appointed as a Senior Customs Officer in the city of Udine in 1999, and for the past two decades has worked on customs issues in her home country as well as EU-funded projects in the Balkans. Since... more

EUBAM Rafah Contributes to the Detection of Illnesses at the Border

In order to support the Palestinian General Administration for Borders and Crossings during the global fight against COVID-19, as well the fight against infectious diseases more widely, the Head of the European Union border assistance Mission, EUBAM... more

The General Administration for Borders and Crossings Imposes New Measures in Mitigation of the Rapidly Spreading Coronavirus

As part of the efforts to control the spread of Coronavirus, the General Administration for Borders and Crossings has stepped up new measures to examine incoming travelers.
The mobile clinic, that was donated by EUBAM Rafah and served as a private... more