The EU Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point has been extended

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 Support (EUPOL COPPS) in Ramallah... more

Palestinian border officers trained to train

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.

Border officers trained to fight cross-border related frauds

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.

EUBAM staff awarded the CSDP Service Medal and certificates

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 as members of the European... more

Head of Mission revisits the Gaza Strip

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 Point (RCP) for the duration of... more

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