The State Border Guard organized a documents examination workshop

On 27-29 April, 2016 in Riga the State Border Guard organized a documents examination workshop within the framework of the Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation (BSRBCC) forum.

 

During the workshop, the experts of the BSRBCC Member States and the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (FRONTEX Agency) in the field of documents examination exchanged the news and the best practices in the field of further examination of travel documents and new approaches to the document security features.

The participants of the workshop were acquainted with the measures of the Immigration Units of the Latvian State Border Guard on the passenger profiling at the internal borders of the Schengen zone, as well as activities detecting the documents, which raise suspicions on forgery - consulting in the available database and the specificity of further examination of documents and used technical devices.

The representatives of the BSRBCC Member States from Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden, as well as a representative of the FRONTEX Agency took part in the workshop.