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Sustainable peace, development and security are possible only when grounded upon respect for human rights, democracy and rule of law.  As part of the EU family, EU Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point... more
On 08 October 2018, Mr. Azzam Al Ahmad, Palestinian Authority  official in charge of reconciliation talks, met with Mr. Guenther Freisleben, the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission, in his office in... more
EUBAM Rafah, in close cooperation with the General Administration of Borders and Crossings (GABC), facilitated a two-day training held by the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on the role of GABC in... more
The Council of the European Union has extended the Mandate of the EU Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EUBAM Rafah), as well as the Mandate of the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police... more
In its efforts to increase the capacities of the General Administration for Border and Crossings (GABC), the Mission conducted a three day ‘train-the-trainer’ course for Palestinian border officers. EUBAM Rafah in... more
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) completed a two-day training programme for 20 senior officers from the Palestinian General Authority for Border and Crossings (GABC) and other border agencies. On 26 and 27 June... more
On 5 June 2018, the Mission held its annual Medal Parade during which five Mission Members were recognized for having met the requirements of eligibility and having completed the necessary period of qualifying service... more
On 24 May 2018, Guenther Freisleben, the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) Rafah visited the Gaza Strip. Following the news on the temporary, yet consecutive, reopening of the Rafah Crossing... more
The European External Action Service opened its doors to the public in celebration of the annual Open Day of the European Union on 5 May 2018 in Brussels. Both EUBAM Rafah and EUPOL COPPS took part in the one-day event... more
Fighting intellectual property crimes is a key priority on the international agenda. Illegal trade of counterfeit products represents 2.5-3% of global trade, amounting to more than 330 billion Euro per year.... more

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