MARRI Regional Centre in association with the Border Police of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Macedonia organized the Third Joint Training on the topic of “Schengen Information System – SIS” within the framework of the Project “Support of cooperation among border police on airports in Southeast Europe – BORDAIRPOL”, which took place on 13 March 2014 in Skopje, Macedonia.

The Joint Training was the third out of six joint trainings that will be organized in the fields of air border policing particularly those needed for fulfillment of the required standards for accession to the EU with special attention to the preparation and implementation phase of the evaluation processes carried out by the EC.

The objective of the Third Joint Training was to transfer EU expertise, experience and best practices in this particular topic to the invited senior level border police officers from the main SEE International Airports with capacities to further multiply gained knowledge within respective border police units.

The training was conducted by experts from FRONTEX Air Border Sector and Ministry of Interior of Land of Brandenburg, Germany.

National delegations of Bulgaria and Romania as EU members presented their national practices in the subject matter of the training as well.

The Project is funded by the Swiss Confederation with the co-funding provided by MARRI.

Third Joint Training on the topic of “Schengen Information System -SIS” held in Skopje