20.03.2014 EUBAM RAFAH and PA conclude study trip to Romania

Senior members of European Union Border Assistance Mission For the Rafah Crossing Point (EUBAM RAFAH) and nine managers from the Palestinian General Administration of Borders and Crossings (GABC) concluded a study trip to Romania to view facilities and procedures for managing borders and crossings.  

The four-day study trip focused on Bucharest International Airport, land border with Moldova at Galati and sea border towards the Black Sea at Constantia, thereby covering Schengen, Non-Schengen, airport, sea- and land borders.

The Romanian experiences on border procedures in line with its preparatory measures to join the Schengen Area served as a useful inspiration for the continued cooperation between EUBAM and GABC in preparing for operating the Rafah Border Crossing, would the political and security conditions allow.