Press Releases

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... more
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 (... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
On 23 January 2020, the European Union Border Assistance Mission concluded a one-day-workshop on "Enhancing GABC Capacities in Adressing the Needs of Disabled People Crossing the Border". This workshop, held in Jericho... more
On 12.12.2019, the Head of the European Union Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point Mr. Guenther Freisleben and the General Director of the General Administration for Borders and Crossings Governor Nazmi Mhanna signed... more
Aimed at developing knowledge and improving skills in encountering serious crimes with cross-border dimensions, six participants from the General Administration for Borders and Crossings and the relevant border agencies... more
In support of the "16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence", EUBAM Rafah has raised the voice to end violence against women. 
This comes as part of a campaign that started on the International Day for the... more