What is European Day for Border Guards
The European Day for Border Guards (ED4BG) is an annual event, organised by Frontex, taking place second half of May each year.
ED4BG presents Europe’s border-guard community with an opportunity to share experiences and best practice. It provides a forum for topical discussion, exchange of views between key border-management players, and a platform to bring together the worlds of public service and private industry.
One of the event’s key objectives is to foster a community of EU border guardianship with shared values and priorities. Above all it is an expression of appreciation and celebration of Europe’s border-management authorities and their personnel.
European Day for Border Guards 2016
Raoul Ueberecken is currently Director for Home Affairs (Migration and Security) at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union.
Thomas Obruča is a professional with twenty seven years of law enforcement experience that includes, among others, nineteen years of practice in criminal investigations, eight years of work experience in international organization (United Nations, OSCE missions to Kosovo and Bosnia & Herzegovina) and five years of expertise in the anti-corruption area.