EUBAM Rafah, EUPOL COPPS participate in EU Open Day

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, along with representatives of... more

EUBAM Rafah – together with EUPOL COPPS – facilitates training on intellectual property crimes.

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. Infringements of intellectual property... more

Assessing the training needs for Palestinian border agencies

As an initial step in the process of conducting a Training Needs Assessment (TNA) for the different agencies operating under the Palestinian General Administration for Border and Crossings (GABC), EUBAM Rafah has piloted a full day session with the... more

Working to ensure professional ethical conduct by Palestinian Border Management Staff

Ethics Policies set the values that outline the ground rules for staff members with respect to standards of conduct. In the process of establishing a transparent and accountable public administrations in Palestine, developing sound Ethics Policies... more

PLO Executive Committee Secretary General meets Head of Mission

On 19 March 2018, Dr. Saeb Erekat, the Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee, received the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission in Rafah, Guenther Freisleben, at his office in the Negotiations Affairs Department in Jericho... more

The Egyptian Ambassador to Israel welcomed Head of Mission

On 8 March 2018, H.E. Hazem Khairat, Ambassador of Egypt to Israel welcomed the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission in Rafah, Guenther Freisleben to an introductory meeting at his residence in Tel Aviv. 
Mr. Freisleben outlined the... more